Author Archives: Fjothr Lokakvan

About Fjothr Lokakvan

More or less Northern Tradition polytheist.

Altar for extinct species and ecological losses at Many Gods West

I will be setting up a public altar at Many Gods West this year for honoring extinct species, destroyed places, and other ecological losses. There will be two parts to it: one small-scale Life Cairn, and a Memorial Wall where … Continue reading

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If it was a novel, it would have been foreshadowing

I know, looking back makes it easier to see the trail that got you here, but some of those bread crumbs really were much more meaningful than I assumed at the time. 1. Four years ago, about a week before … Continue reading

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Five years on

I saw a post recently on Tumblr in which the original poster was making an attempt to list what sorts of magic/energy work/etc. skills, techniques, etc., ought to be considered basic, intermediate, and advanced. Some of it seemed reasonable, but … Continue reading

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“When They come courting” at Many Gods West

So there are some really awesome presentations and rituals planned for Many Gods West this year, again. I’m scheduled for Sunday morning, for this one: “When They come courting: Spirit marriage and related relationships” “A presentation on spirit marriage, godspousery, … Continue reading

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Advancement (or something) means a new discomfort zone

For the past few years I’ve been eager, and anxious, and impatient to see some kind of “progress” with different aspects of my spiritual path. Maybe I should say “paths,” plural, because I don’t know if the various “roles” I … Continue reading

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Community and (my) polytheism

I am very much an introvert. I love – and need – long stretches of time alone where I cannot be forced into interaction with other human beings on their terms. I don’t have any human roommates, and it’s great. … Continue reading

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Authoritarianism, leadership, hierarchy, etc.

This may be kind of a jumbled post; I’ve been thinking about writing about some of this stuff for several months now, off and on, but I’ve just never quite felt motivated to get to it. (I don’t really enjoy … Continue reading

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