The Heathen Vanic Virtues:

 

Beauty
The pursuit of beauty and elegance in thought, form and speech. 

Courage/Passion
Zeal, vigor; the strength and courage that comes from a life worth living.

Land-rightness
The recognition of nature and the environment as worthy of respect, care and reverence.

Even-mood
Harmonious and balanced thought and action; tranquility, calm, serenity.

Openness
The quality of being receptive to the world around one, non-judgmental and open.

Wildness/Ecstasy
Music and dance; the nurturing of inner wildness and childlike being, being “fey”

Love
The all-encompassing force; love for family, for kin, for humanity, for all beings.

Frith
The peace and goodwill between people bound together; loyalty and the keeping of one’s word.

Faith/Piety
The trust that the Gods exist and are worthy of our worship, and Their ways worth following.

Giving
The binding of two parties into one common bond, generosity and hospitality.

Joy
Wonder and innocence, the recognition that life is worth living, and worth living well.

Brotherhood
The recognition that we – humans, animals, plants, spirits – are all part of the grander scheme of life, and we share a common heritage, as children of the Earth.

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3 Responses to The Heathen Vanic Virtues:

  1. Simon de Groot says:

    That covers just about everything!! …..what about love for a lover though?..oohlala…:-)

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