The Underworld, also known as the Otherworld or Netherworld, is featured in most mythologies around the world. It is a realm of the dead, where the souls of the recently departed go in their afterlife. Many versions of the Underworld are seen as places of abundance and joy, and reward for good work during theirContinue reading “The Underworld”
Wyrd is an Anglo-Saxon term for fate or personal destiny. Heathens believe that wyrd is a force that connects everything in the universe, therefore all their actions could have far-reaching consequences (similar to the concept of karma).
A series of serendipidous events lately has made me write this post, partly as thanks to the Goddess and partly to explore this whole ‘luck’ thing. Luck, fate, destiny, or do you create your own reality? Some Wiccans believe that you manifest your own reality by the choices you make and the intentions you have. Continue reading “Luck”
Karma refers to “action” or “deed”, which is an intricate system of ’cause and effect’. Any action is understood as creating “seeds” in the mind that will sprout into the appropriate result when met with the right conditions (Wiki). I struggled with the idea of karma at some points in my life, like if something bad happenedContinue reading “Karma (and the Threefold Law)”