Freyja's Fridays - Havamal 27
The ignorant booby had best be silent
When he moves among other men,
No one will know what a nit-wit he is
Until he begins to talk;
No one knows less what a nit-wit he is
Than the man who talks too much.
(W H Auden & P B Taylor Translation) #viking #norse #havamal
Witchy Wednesdays - Solomons Seal
Solomons Seal is a Woodland Perrennial, native to Europe, America and Asia. It has a large stem and alternating Oval leaves The flowers are tubular small and white and hang from arc stems. The whole plant grows about two feet tall.According to lore, King Solomon himself placed his seal upon this plant when he recognized its great value. Those with imagination can see the seal on the root stock in the circular scars left by the stem after it
Magick Mondays - Aura
An aura is an energy field of vibrating atoms and molecules, that surround everything whether living or inanimate. Each Aura is as Unique as a fingerprint to whatever it surrounds. It can be both seen and felt by people with an open 3rd eye, and from it personal information can be gathered based on the size, colour, strength and shape of the aura, the bigger the aura the better.
From time to time it needs to be cleansed as they are used to protect, at
Freyja's Fridays - Numbers in old Norse (part one)
Vikings we believe spoke in a language called Old Norse and every so often I am going to post little bits of the language as I begin to learn it fully and what better way to start than at the basics so today Its all about 1 - 10.
3 Thrir (When written the TH should be a Thurisaz Rune, this is how it sounds)
10 Tiu #viking #norse #language
Witchy Wednesdays - Geranium (Pelargonium)
Pelagonium is a variety of plant which over 200 species, originally native to Africa but have become popular in Europe. They have alternating often varied leaves with either a star or funnel shaped flower head, The petals often in a two up three down formation. The word Pelargonium comes from the Greek pelargos meaning stork as its appearance often resembles a stork.
To make your own herbal household cleaners, layer scented geraniu
Magick Monday - Ronove
Ronove is the 27th entity of the goetia and rules ove 19 legions of the infernal host. He appears to the magician as a monster. He teaches the art of Rhetoric and gives good servents. He also has great knowledge of tongues and will do favours for friends and foes.
His Demonic Enn (Chant to call him forth) - Kaymen vefa ronove #magick #goetia #entity
Freyja’s Fridays - Havamal 26
The fool who fancies he is full of wisdom
While he sits by his hearth at home.
Quickly finds when questioned by others .
That he knows nothing at all.
(W H Auden & P B Taylor Translation.) #viking #norse #havamal
Witchy Wednesday - Mullein
Mullein is a biennial plant witch large furry leaves the fur being irritating to the skin of a greeny grey colour. It has a large spike of yellow flowers each with 5 petals and is a native plant of Europe and Asia. Mullein is attractive to many types of insects and can be used to bring butterflies and honey bees to the garden. sources say that this was the plant that Odysseus took to protect himself from Circe’s bewitchment in Greek mythology.
Magick Mondays - Saxon Wands
Saxon wands are an old form of divination from the time of … yes you guessed it the Saxon age. It uses 7 wands made of wood usually either Yew, Hawthorn or Blackthorn. You can even use 3 each of the Hawthorne and Blackthorne and one of the Yew. 3 of these should be made to 9 inches long and 4 of them should be made to 12 inches long. Take one of the 12 inch rods and decorate or carve it to look different than the others. You could use Saxon runes
Freyja’s Fridays - Viking Swords
When people think of the Norsemen they often think of them using great big axes to slaughter their foes, this is only half true. A viking’s most prized weapon was in fact the sword, or in their native tongue a ‘Sverd.’ They would often be so highly prized they would be passed down through generations of a family and they would even name them and no not like Brian or David, but names such as Leggbir meaning Leg biter or Gunnlogi, flame of batt