Invocations to Various Deities for Children and Families

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Wonderful invocations for children and family use for the Gods: Odin, Heimdal, Baldur, Frey and Thor written by Sam Coles AOR.

Odinic Crafting for a Modern World

By Kat AOR So the challenge was to make an item for that year’s OR Great Moot Auction, with the theme of Seasons, using 4 different designs on 4 small canvasses, each canvas picture should contain an Odinic symbol. I decided no limitations were to be put in place so that I had free rein in what products I would use.

Essential Skills - Advanced Life Support

By Rob M AOR The Rite has many members from different backgrounds and life experiences as well as differing forms of employment. This means we have a wealth of knowledge and practical skills that can only enhance our community and faith.…

Essential Skills - Navigation

By Rory OR In our modern world of GPS (global positioning system), satnav in vehicles and all kinds of electronic gadgetry it is easy for basic skills to be overlooked and forgotten. While these electronic devices can and do save lives and even smart phone apps can be useful in an emergency they are, at best, just a back up for a good solid knowledge base and a thorough understanding of the basics.

Navigating the Maelstrom – Part 2: Toddlers and Preschoolers

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By Hyndla OR In the prior article we covered our family’s experiences with infants. Whenever something is written, some things are forgotten, and I wanted to cover a few things before moving on to Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Navigating the Maelstrom - Part 1

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By Hyndla OR My purpose with these series of articles is to hopefully give parents my point of view on parenting and help them be better parents. I don’t intend to preach at parents or say my way is the best way, but I can say we have had much success and have raised our children from birth to maturity as Odinists. My sincerest hope is that it holds value for someone!

Ostara Booklet from Acorn Hollow

Please enjoy this Ostara Booklet. Donar's Hearth OR has used it every year and it never fails to entertain, as well as, create a memoir of the celebration.

Printable Calendar

A new year means a new calendar and we have one homeschoolers and Odinists families will love!

A Yule Card by Blakey

Blakey AOR of Frey's Beacon Hearth in the Northwest of England made this Yule card featuring Thor's hammer, Mjolnir and he also wrote the verse inside it. Well done Blakey!

The Burgundians

In this short article I will talk about a little known Germanic people: the Burgundians. The Burgundians have played an important role in what became the modern Switzerland. Indeed the part of the Swiss settled by the Burgundians became the “Suisse Romande” (French speaking part of Switzerland). The German part of Switzerland was settled by another Germanic tribe, the Alamanni.

How to Tame Your Dragon

What do we mean by "dragon" and how and why is it important to "tame" it.