Invocation of Hearth | Jan 23

Calendar of the Moon 7 Luis/Gamelion Hearth Blessing Color: Red Element: Fire Altar: On this day the altar is built in the kitchen, spread before the hearth with a red cloth and a single red candle on which is carved the Rune of Fire. Offerings: Ashes smeared on the forehead. Kitchen cleaning and duty. Daily Meal: Cooked all together as…

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Invocation to Aquarius – Jan 22

Calendar of the Sun  22 Wolfmonath Day of the Water Bearer – Beginning of Aquarius Colors: Purple and electric blue Element: Air Altar: Set with cloth of purple and electric blue, with a tall glass vase holding carbonated water, or plain water with dry ice in it, a feather from a large bird, incense, and a Uranus symbol. Offerings: A…

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Thor’s Blot

Calendar of the Sun 19 Wolfmonath Thor’s Blot Invocation to Thor Hail, Thor, Lord of the Hammer! Lord of the Storm, rumbling chariot That tears across the sky, Lord who speaks plainly And has no time for intrigue And subtle ploys, Protector of the common man, Warrior beloved by farmers, Help us to untwist our tongues And speak the fiery…

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Muspelheim

“Vesuvius from Portici” Muspelheim (pronounced “MOO-spell-hame;” Old Norse Múspellsheimr, “The World of Múspell“) is one of the Nine Worlds and the home of the fire giants. The word “Muspelheim” is recorded only in the Prose Edda of Snorri Sturluson, a late work that can’t be taken at face value as representing authentic pre-Christian Norse mythology. However, the basic cosmological principle…

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Ogun – Ogoun – Papa Oggun The Lord of Iron

OGUN – PAPA OGGUN – LORD OF IRON “Papa Ogoun You of the unflinching leopard stare. You whose eyes bore into us. As you look up from the work. You are doomed to do eternally. You know the darknesses within us, The beasts caged by such flimsy bars; The silent round of toil, The dedication, The rhythm of hammer on…

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