Re: [Asatru-U] hello
- Very interesting, thanx alot for the input :)
Yes, heathenry is a very complex religion, mostly because of the
reconstructionalist nature it has. I am also only still learning and wish
you as much luck as i hope for myself. Keep plugging away, i'm sure we'll
get there in the end :)
Gautawald, mildly miffed and loki-like !!
>From: "Jane" <jane@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: Re: [Asatru-U] hello
>Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 18:45:38 +0100
>It was more of a case of the Hearth finding me. I have been a pagan for a
>number of years, though I had never previously been a member of a group.
>Just over two and half years ago a guy called Cameron who lives in York
>contacted me about whether I would be interested in going to a moot he was
>hoping to get up and running. I'd left my details on a pagan contact list.
>In the end the moot never took off the ground, but I got involved with the
>Hearth that he had also started up.
>On of the reasons I'd never gotten involved in a group before was that most
>were more interested in magic that the spiritual side. What attracted me to
>Heathenism was that there wasn't the emphasis on magic. Was I got involved
>and looked into the myths I felt drawn to the Gods and Goddesses of the
>North. I've been with the Hearth for two and half years now and am slowly
>learning more. The Hearth is still small, and due to the members being in
>different parts of Yorkshire we don't always get together as much as we'd
>like. One of the main things that I like about the Hearth is that I joined
>when it was only a few months old and most of the members are new to
>heathenism as well, so we are learning together. There have been a couple
>of false starts but I think we will continue to learn together.
>The Hearth is Norse, which is what I have been learning about, but I do
>have an interest in Anglo Saxon heathenism as well. But I think for the
>moment it is best that I don't confuse myself. I'm not that good with names
>and spelling and the different Norse spelling keep me on my toes without
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Gautawald The Heathen
> To: Asatru-U@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Friday, September 19, 2003 6:54 AM
> Subject: Re: [Asatru-U] hello
> I am currently undertaking that challenge. It is a very good course, and
> set me well and truly on the learning path. I am also of the anglian
> variety, though not from your area....i have more of a cockney
> am interested in hearing more about your hearth, how did you go about
> locating one which you felt was appropriate for you ?
> Gautawald, mildly miffed and loki-like !!
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