Words that need to be shared and repeated. I’m tired of that verse being trotted out in the face of all other evidence as a rebuttal of making good offerings and good devotion to the Gods, Vaettir, and Ancestors.
For most followers of the Northern Tradition upon learning about this path they read the myths about the Gods, and many tend to also study the Havamal. The Havamal is one of many sagas found in the Poetic Edda, and many of the stanzas are known as being a depository of advice as it applies to wanderers and guests when they travel abroad; it talks about what is proper behavior beyond one’s own homestead, and cautions the traveler to be wary so that he might eventually return to home having suffered no mischief or misfortune.
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