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Sedian Tradition

Jun

5

Building a Community

Written by Mark Puryear Ancestral Distinctions and about building a Community Our ancestors had a natural, long-lived means of establishing folk distinctions, which represented a larger relationship between all peoples. Individuals were members of families, from the immediate family to the larger, extended “kindred”. Kindreds grouped together into clans, clans into tribes, and tribes into

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May

26

AN OVERVIEW of the GERMANIC MYTHOLOGY’S EPIC ORDER – Part 4

Investigations into Germanic Mythology Volume II Translated and Annotated by William P. Reaves © 2010 All Rights Reserved THE WAR BETWEEN THE AESIR AND THE VANIR. THE GREAT WAR IN MIDGARD. 107. Frey Proposes to Gerd.  One day, Frey sat in Hlidskjalf and saw within Gymir’s gard, the giant’s daughter Gerd, from whose white arms

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May

26

AN OVERVIEW of the GERMANIC MYTHOLOGY’S EPIC ORDER – Part 2

Investigations into Germanic Mythology Volume II – by VIKTOR RYDBERG- Translated and Annotated by William P. Reaves © 2010 All Rights Reserved AN OVERVIEW of the GERMANIC MYTHOLOGY’S EPIC ORDER – Part 2 IV. THE AGE OF WAR BEFORE THE FIMBUL-WINTER 24. Thor’s Campaign Against the Giant Geirrod. The gods and the giants were now

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May

25

AN OVERVIEW of the GERMANIC MYTHOLOGY’S EPIC ORDER – Part 1

“ Investigations into Germanic Mythology ” – Volume II , by VIKTOR RYDBERG -Translated and Annotated by William P. Reaves © 2010 – All Rights Reserved- “AN OVERVIEW of the GERMANIC MYTHOLOGY’S EPIC ORDER” Part 1 I have presented for my readers, in their details and overall, provide evidence that the Germanic myths formed an

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Apr

23

The Chaos of Nature

Once the forces of entropy have taken hold of the hearts of men, the natural world will begin to suffer as well. We have seen a taste of this in the past, when Europeans, following the Christian paradigm that man is supposed to have ‘dominion’ over the Earth rather than live in harmony with her,

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