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1. How were you introduced/how did you come into Heathenry/Norse Paganism? It was a long, slow process of experiences, interests, and what I now believe were signs, from childhood (eg. I was always interested in the gods and thinking about them, a bunch of my favourite books either overtly include the gods or are influenced by them, I always seemed to encounter imagery, situations, or concepts connected to the gods, I had a lot of dreams when I was a kid that I was later able to quite easily connect to Norse pagan imagery, concepts, and myths) that grew and compounded, and finally culminated into active faith and worship when I was about sixteen or seventeen.
13. How does your family feel about your beliefs and practices? Hm, I guess I would describe them as… politely interested? haha, I mean they’re intrigued and they’ll ask thoughtful questions occasionally but no one’s really spiritual in any way other than my Mum so their investment is limited, but they’re respectful. Mum and I have some solid conversations though, she doesn’t have a particular faith but she’s generally spiritual and believes in a higher power so we talk about religious concepts, spiritual energy and practice, and stuff which is nice 🙂
14. What is your favorite holiday in the Heathen/Norse calendar? Easily Yule; Winter stuff ftw! 😀