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Old 15-11-2016, 11:15 AM
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Since my teens i always wondered about it. But never had anyone to learn from or to support the different way of thinking. But 2 years a good friend of my wife sparked the idea again. My wife also wanted to learn that was a great set up. But my wifes friend had issues of her own and she disappeared as quick as she came in to our lives. I was 38 years old when I first started to learn so that's 38 years of more traditional stuff that has to be worked with. But my mind is always open. I am 40 now i really want to learn more. Guess that's why I'm here.
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Old 07-08-2021, 06:25 PM
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I just feel completely at home on the Asatru path.
I've definitely been considering it as an option lately

I spent most of my life considering the Amish an option
though I usually just remain a solitary eclectic unaffiliated independent individual

Asatru as far as I know wants you to be asatru only ~ I guess christians are the same way ~ I don't like to be tied to anything as I tend to get around
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Old 07-10-2021, 07:22 AM
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My path to syncretic Neo-Paganism was a slow one, I decided to be a Neo-Pagan at age 14 by my path there took place earlier because I was taught stories about Germanic and Slavic myth as well as from Greece. Slavic mythology was told to me as I asked about what the Slavs were because my last name is Slavic so I learned about their cosmology, Baba Yaga, and the crusades against the Slavs and other conversions. I was told these stories because my parents thought stories were important as stories and they never enforced any religion onto me so I could choose on my own. As a result of hearing these stories though I didn't really believe in the deities emotionally I felt them sacred so at first I started more as an "Atheo-Pagan" and for many years I slowly learned more about Germanic and Slavic paganism but only slowly because I was concerned with my work as a Highschooler dealing with my special needs and trying to figure somethings out. Then after Highschool I noticed I had a lot more free time even as a community college student with a part time job that I can catch up on what I missed having missed a lot. I then realized that I am less of an Atheo-Pagan and more of a Neo-Pagan because that is how I feel, I felt that paganism was sacred to me because of what it teaches so I knew through this feeling that I very much believed in the gods. As of early 2021 I began to actually practice my beliefs so only recently over this seven year journey, I am a syncretic of Germanic and Slavic pagansim who also worships Athena(My dad is a giant fan of Athena even though he's an atheist).
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Old 23-12-2021, 02:30 PM
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Asatru as far as I know wants you to be asatru only ~ I guess christians are the same way ~ I don't like to be tied to anything as I tend to get around


okay I found a better link that isn't poisoned with too much politics and personal opinions ~ maybe I was just looking at the wrong asatru group


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Old 04-01-2022, 02:43 AM
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When I was on my path I was drawn to Runes, and then everything kind've fell into place.
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