Marking this for future reference. As at home as I am with the Anglo-Saxons, there is such a dearth of lore that it’s easier to work with other Northern Kin entities most of the time. Also, we’re doing a ritual that includes offerings to Sif tonight, and it’s good to know more about Her.
Thank you again, Freki Ingela, for this question:
What are your thoughts of the feminine divine in Germanic polytheism? I notice that very little is known about the household Gods, the Gods that women in their homesteads would have revered, the deity of the hearth, for example. This is a problem for me (I am a woman) and to be really honest although I am proud of my ancestral Gods I have a feeling that we have lost too much knowledge of the non-warrior Gods, the Gods of the women, the family, the hearth fire – so much so that we must look to kin-religions, such as Roman polytheism, to try to bridge the gap where so much knowledge has been lost. What are your thoughts on this?
That our ancestral lines were sundered is one of many great tragedies. The loss of traditional communities, and much of the lore, rituals…
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