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I Am Asatru

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    Eh. I've Got Some Friends... - My two best friends happen to be Odhinn and Hela. Hela met me a while ago, I must have been thirteen, or twelve even. Though I'm sure she had been...
    newki newki 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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    Questions - Hello, im rather new to asatru. Iv flownderd around in wicca, several forms of satanism and others. I would like to find people to answer a few questions or someone...
    XxLysanderXx XxLysanderXx 16-17, M 1 Response May 15, 2012

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    Finding Something Tru - Well I had a rough experience coming to Asatru, after experimenting with Wicca, I found it lacked the structure that I wanted, I wasn't living with honor...
    collegeheathen collegeheathen 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    Cry Of The Savage - I had always been haunted by the images of the barbarian. Savages of the cold snowy places, hunting and surviving. A theme in my life was imagining myself as...
    Ceowulf Ceowulf 22-25, M 1 Response May 22, 2012

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    Yes and No. *** a What? ... - Yes and no. *** a what? Yes on the *** part, no on the rest; being I don't know what it is.
    sweetd sweetd 56-60, F Nov 3, 2007

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    Finding Home - I discovered Asatru when i was 18 years old.  I had been researching religion since i was 15 trying to find a place to fit.   Nothing else has felt...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 6, 2007

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    My Journey - I grew up as a Mormon and never felt welcome and it never felt right to me. While doing research into my heritage I came across the gods and it became apparent to me...
    canismax canismax 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2011

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    My Journey - I discovered the glory of the gods and goddesses of my ancestors at the age of 32.  After growing up Catholic and having a troubled youth, due to abuse and self...
    pdub1970 pdub1970 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2008

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    I Had Been Searching My Entire Life - Growing up I was raised within a strict Roman Catholic family. Sadly, the majority of my memories are those of guilt and punishment for...
    EyesOfSeraphim EyesOfSeraphim 26-30, F Feb 12, 2012

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    Norse Found - I was Catholic, but have recently found the Asatru religion.  I love the Wicca religion but can relate more to the asatru, because it is easier traced back to...
    norse2 norse2 36-40 Jul 12, 2010

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    Honor And Hail To You All - I've just recently discovered that I am of Germanic and Celtic ancestry and have always told myself that once I find out what my ancestry is that I am...
    Ragnar1eye Ragnar1eye 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 3, 2013

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    Whatever Shore You Know As Your Own... - I am so glad I found this. I have followed the Old Way truly for two years now...and I have believed for 3, at least. We have a sort-of...
    hutchb25 hutchb25 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 20, 2012

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    It Was Just...me... - I found Asatru through having been part of the pagan federation and with a group of Wiccans. The Wiccan way was good...but, it didn't feel right, and in...
    FrozenFire FrozenFire 21-25, M 6 Responses Oct 25, 2007

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    Finding Asatru - I found Asatru for the first, initial time about two to three years ago. I had been on something of a 'quest' to find my niche within paganism and had been...
    Kestryl Kestryl 22-25 2 Responses Aug 1, 2008

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    The Call Of Vanaheim - I worked in -20 degree F. freezer for about 2 years. I worked the sleepy graveyard hours of about 2 in the morning till about 9 in the morning. At the middle...
    Ceowulf Ceowulf 22-25, M May 21, 2012

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    The Call Of Vanaheim - I worked in -20 degree F. freezer for about 2 years. I worked the sleepy graveyard hours of about 2 in the morning till about 9 in the morning. At the middle...
    Ceowulf Ceowulf 22-25, M May 21, 2012

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    Disappointed - I check this site on a regular basis and haven't been contacted but once or twice in over a year... Isn't there brothers and sisters out there? Fellow pagans? ...
    pdub1970 pdub1970 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 17, 2009

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    Hail - Recently my wife and 2 close friends left our kindred to form a new one. This has been a difficult time. So I just wanted to know if anyone had a similar experience.
    Kalamarking Kalamarking 26-30, M Mar 19, 2013

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    What It Is (according to Me) - From my experience: Asatru is a form of paganisms based on the Northern European Myths (IE Odihn, Thor, Frigga, Fryeja)  Unlike most paganism...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31, 2008

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    Serendipity, And How Life Comes Together. :) - I was raised in a non-denominational Christian Faith Assembly. I was always the odd child, the weirdo, the one that never quite fit...
    ShyaHazel ShyaHazel 31-35, F Feb 25, 2012

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    My Issues With Modern Asatru - Asatru is the generally accepted term for people who practice pre-Christian Norse religion, so that is what I call my belief system when I describe...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    New To Asatru - I recently started following asatru. And i am kinda confused. I have read Essential Asatru and Exploring The Northern Traditions. But i still don't understand how...
    Gir1212 Gir1212 18-21, M 2 Responses May 7, 2013

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    Rise Up - I have walked a long path to reach this point in my life. Many times I have lost my way through fear or ignorance. At times I have been called to act whaen i was afraid...
    hezpa hezpa 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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    Released To Freedom - I am 32 years old, and I have spent the last 13 years locked up in Arizana prisons. I became an Asatru in prison and now I am ready to see the great side of...
    hammerfist hammerfist 31-35 Apr 24, 2012

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    I Am A Heathen, But I'm Very Confused. - I am a 25 year old man that lives in the USA and has a primarily Celtic//Germanic ancestory. I have one ancestor that I know of that is...
    Midnightrip Midnightrip 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 22, 2012

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    Kinship - Greeting to those who visit this site!  If you are Tru, we should get in touch!  We must come together as folk!  I am open to meeting all of you of like...
    pdub1970 pdub1970 36-40, M Jun 8, 2009

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    Eiriksvinsmal the Story of a Waisted Life Turned Honorable. - For years I spent my life doing wretched and horrible things. It took me alot of hard work and even more work...
    Eiriksvinr Eiriksvinr 26-30 1 Response Aug 10, 2009

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    The Long Walk - I was baptized Catholic and grew up having to attend church as I got older I dabbled in the occult and began a search for who I really was and what I believed in...
    ember1471 ember1471 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2008

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    My Finding Of Ásatrú - I discovered Ásatrú about a year ago. But I had been searching for a religion that I can fully believe in since I was 15. I was rise around...
    dracheritter dracheritter 22-25, M Mar 4, 2010

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    The Saxonic Circle - I had re-kindled my obsession with the fall of Rome and the transition into the medieval period. Nothing was more striking than the history of the Germanic...
    Ceowulf Ceowulf 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 12, 2012

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    Asatru Question... - I'm mixed race. I was wiccan, but had adopted the Norse Gods. I'm drawn to asatru. Does it matter that my race is not equivicol to asatru, that not all my...
    livfastdyprtty livfastdyprtty 22-25 8 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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