“I know that I can find the divine feminine. But she’s wilder, she’s been buried deep underground, frozen in the permafrost. I could use a little wild in my life.” Abbie introduces her new column, Heathen’s Journey. Read more
Abbie answers questions regarding the origins and current uses of runes of nordic practice, and shows you how to make your own! Read more
Trek to the tree. Find the Norns. Connect with Odin. Read more
What can one heathen do in the face of this recent, racist history? Read more
We learn from the wisdom of our ancestors, but we also learn from their mistakes. Read more
Fehu is often interpreted as wealth or property. Immediately, this radical witch gets the willies. Read more
If Uruz is associated with an ancient, matronly cow figure – why is this rune considered ‘masculine’? Read more
Thurisaz is an advanced energy that interacts with and combats chaos on both an internal and external level. Read more
Ansuz transforms our experiences from nameless things to stories we can tell. Read more
Stepping back from the Futhark alphabet, let’s discuss how the runes are used. Read more
The seethe-witch sinks to her knees, grounding, centering, releasing.
Anger, when unexamined, is dangerous.
Sacred rage is an arrow to what needs changing Read more
Like the Chariot card in tarot, Raidho is a rune for moving forward in the areas of career, vocation, and spiritual calling. It can also guide you towards the spirit realm, and your familiar. Read more
“Kenaz creates warmth, but it also protects you.” In the latest instalment of Heathen’s Journey, Abbie explores the energy and messages of the Kenaz rune. Read more
Gyfu is one of my favorite runes, because it is in this rune where we can start to crack open and get to the soft underbelly of heathenry. Read more
“A lot of people (myself included) often think of happiness like ‘I’ll know it when I see it.’ But – what does happiness feel like?” Abbie explores the rune for joy. Read more
I’m a 30-something writer, artist, tarot reader, and perpetual explorer of the space between thought, feeling, and action.
I believe that spirituality and ritual are for everybody. I’m about the journey, in all of its messy, non-linear, chaotic iterations. I am excited by anticapitalist business and living with my whole entire self present. I use tarot cards to bring forth hidden truth, and ritual to affirm my commitment, over and over, to my ever-shifting path.