The worst thing you can do in your spiritual life or practices is seek peer acceptance or approval from others. Your service must have the Gods at the center and must always come back to the Gods. You don’t need approval from human beings. You need approval from the Gods.
Galina Krasskova has been a Heathen priest since 1995. She holds a Masters in Religious Studies (2009), a Masters in Medieval Studies (2019), has done extensive graduate work in Classics including teaching Latin, Roman History, and Greek and Roman Literature for the better part of a decade, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Theology. She is the managing editor of Walking the Worlds journal and has written over thirty books on Heathenry and Polytheism including "A Modern Guide to Heathenry" and "He is Frenzy: Collected Writings about Odin." In addition to her religious work, she is an accomplished artist who has shown all over the world and she currently runs a prayer card project available at wyrdcuriosities.etsy.com.
apparently something happened I missed as various people have brought this up in different ways over last couple of days. One of the most alarming thing I have ever seen in Pagan community has been the people that wanted to be “leaders” & the people they had following them.
That is indeed the truth
The Gods and the Ancestors…Elders in your Tradition….Respected Colleagues…Trusted Friends…your Gut/Intuition,,.Yes to these… the rest are insignificant others