Explore the mysterious and tragic priesthood of Diana at Nemi, where a deadly fight for succession was waged between a runaway slave and the priest. Discover the strange rituals and beliefs that surrounded the sacred grove, from the Golden Bough to the love of Diana and Hippolytus. Uncover the secrets of this ancient and strange cult.
The serpent, the bringer of truth, spoke to the first woman and told her she had a choice: eat the fruit from the tree of good and evil (i.e. take the red pill) and “grow up,” or never leave her state of eternal childlike innocence. The latter may sound appealing in theory, but it runs counter to how most people are hardwired.
Self-reading with a divination tool is a form of self-administered therapy, and the better one knows oneself, the better their results are likely to be. It takes time, commitment, and a willingness to face things that will sometimes feel uncomfortable.
Eric Wodening’s “We Are Our Deeds – The Elder Heathenry – Its Ethic and Thew” provides a strong basis for beginning such a study. Using linguistics, the author examines English words and their origins in an effort to determine what the ancients really meant when they used terms like “good” and “evil”.
Honor the spirit of home and land. Remind yourself to appreciate and respect what surrounds you; your walls, floor, mantle, trees, and animals. Take nothing for granted and build the most precious things of all – family homes and homesteads. Together, these foster bonds that build clans and tribes – the utmost successful societal forms of life.