Uncle Thor's Lessons, Anecdotes and Humor

Archive for February, 2011

28
Feb

Heathenism has no Heresy or Schism

Heathenism has no theological doctrine comparable to the organized monotheistic religions. We have no dogma. There are no hierarchies, ranks or titles. While individual groups may be organized and have their hierarchies, they have no bearing on Heathenism in general nor to non-members. What passes for theology are the personal beliefs and worship of the […]

28
Feb

Runecast for 2 – 28 – 11

Today’s runecast is Mannar – Ing – Jer The presence of a good friend can lead to many good things. Friendship can be the catalyst that leads to successful long-term enterprises. What one can do alone, two can do many times over.

27
Feb

Power Dips and Trips

People have asked my opinions of Heathen organizations. I do not think about them all that much. There are some that I get along with, and a couple who made a bad impression on me some time ago. None of them are of any consequence to what I am doing. I am not going to […]

27
Feb

Runecast for 2 – 27 – 11

Today’s runecast is Wunjo – Sig – Hagal Joy can harmony meld with success and favorable conditions. Hagal in this reading is a spreading of something, or scattering.

26
Feb

The Spell that Stopped Bleeding

Today, I was bleeding profusely from an injury to my large toe. While wiping a puddle of it from the floor as I looked for something to cover the wound, I recited some spells. The first was part of an old charm for stopping blood. “Letherly Stand, blood stop Letherly Stand, blood stop” I also […]

26
Feb

Runecast for 2 – 26 – 11

Today’s runecast is Hagal – Action of the Gods – Isa Hagal can cause chaos by causing everyone to run for cover. The Gods can bring it to a halt, replacing the scattered blast with calm. They can also cause a halt wherein motion gives way to stillness.

25
Feb

Facts, not Fantasy

Facts, not Fantasy We should never be afraid to question anything, including our beliefs. We need to be ready to face challenges from science and the issues posed by our present society. Ignoring science will not make it go away. Facts are facts. The discoveries of science are true. Science has benefitted us greatly. Look […]

25
Feb

Runecast for 2 – 25 – 11

Today’s runecast is Gyfu – Lagu – Elk Here is allusion to a gift that is hidden and protected. Try and find the deeper message.

24
Feb

Heathenism has no Scripture

Heathenism has lore, but it has no scripture. The Havamal is NOT the Bible Saemund’s Eddas are Not Holy Writ The Prose Edda is not the Heathen New Testament The Sagas are not History Books The Rune Poems are neither morality guides nor magickal instruction At no time has Heathenism ever been a scriptural religion, […]

24
Feb

Runecast for 2 – 24 – 11

Today’s runecast is Urus – Perdra – Naud Strength is a matter of force. Through the process depicted by Perdra, it can be focused to create pressure. Naud is a Rune if pressure, denoting both compression and a downward force.

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