Mini Portable Altars and Shrines
I love portable altars. Horn and Hearth provides a glimpse into her own personal portable shrines here. They’re lovely and I really think we need more of this! I saw an ancient Roman portable shrine (or really a picture thereof) that got me thinking again about how spiritually invaluable these small things are.
I saw a post on Twitter from a friend saying we needed to see more portable and small altars. These are important for various reasons but for me, they were a life line when I didn’t have my own place to live and/or lived with people who were oppressive of my beliefs. I thought I would share a few of mine and how I made them to inspire those of you who need or want one.
This inspiration came at a good time. I needed to take down my altars in my kitchen for cleaning. The one above is for Frigga, the All-Mother. I created it from a $1 gift box, prayer cards, a bit of crochet I made inspired by the Othala rune, prayer beads, a necklace featuring Frigga and Baldr, a little crochet mat to place offerings on, a…
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