On Grief and Fate

Heathenry is often fatalistic and I think that is sometimes a good thing.  If nothing else, as polytheists with “imperfect” gods, we don’t blame our deities for everything that happens and don’t expect them to fix everything.  When someone is grieving, remember to give them that time and right.  Our ancestors did. Don’t fall for a new form of Social Darwinism.


Tags: , , ,

3 responses to “On Grief and Fate”

  1. aeddubh says :

    Very powerful and insightful. Thank you.

  2. facingthefireswithin says :

    It was shared with me elsewhere by someone who knows what I do with abuse.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: