Author Archives: Fjothr Lokakvan

About Fjothr Lokakvan

More or less Northern Tradition polytheist.

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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My polytheism

I’ve really been enjoying the posts inspired by the first My Polytheism post, and so: In brief: I treat gods (and other spirits) like I treat human people (or would like to), except I can be more honest with Them. … Continue reading

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Husbands and marriage(s)

I haven’t made a lot of updates here in a while on that whole topic, but there are three now. Mr. Lynx-ears and I formalized things on the very last day of this past spring, and the “land spirit” who … Continue reading

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A small update on wildfire and bark beetles

Sometime last year, I wrote a couple posts about wildfire and/or bark beetles and forest health, so it was really cool to find another article recently explaining how the “devastation” brought by the beetles may actually help prevent more extreme … Continue reading

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Travel interludes

I’m in a cabin by a lake, not far from where my mom grew up, and where we used to spend time some summers, visiting her family when I was a kid. I haven’t been back here in many years; … Continue reading

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