Around Grandfather Fire

Discussions about spirituality, mythology, animism, and culture around a virtual sacred fire. Hosted by Caitlin Stormbreaker, Sarenth Odinsson and Jim TwoSnakes.


AGF 102 – Gothic Heathens

Also Available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Amazon Music, and more! So much of Heathenry seems focused on Germanic society, what if there was a form of Heathenry that had a broader European outlook? It was a fitting night as snow raged in North America for us to be joined by our guest Snow…More

Our Hosts

Caitlin Storm Breaker

Caitlin started with practicing yoga, dabbled in first nations studies, blended in Norse practices and finally landed firmly in the tradition that has come to us from high in the Andean Mountains. She been a practicing Paq’o for approximately 6 years.

Jim Two Snakes

Jim is an initiate of the traditions of the Q’ero, the descendants of the Inca, who live in one of the most remote places in the Peruvian Andes. For over two decades has Jim studied and practiced how these ancient mountain traditions are reflected in the deep cold waters of the Great Lakes.

Sarenth Odinsson

Sarenth is a Heathen, goði of Mimirsbrunnr Kindred, a Heathen spirit worker and priest of Odin and Anubis. Odin is his Father, and his patron god. Sarenth serves the polytheist and Pagan communities as a shaman, priest, writer, spiritual counselor, and diviner.

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The Latest From Caitlin

  • I’ve been going through it. Whatever “it” is has been clinging to me heavily for a while now. I mean, the whole kit and kaboodle from questioning my faith/chosen path, to questioning myself and morals and whether or not I should keep on keeping on, to wondering why I even bother anymore. Why try? Why […]
  • This was prompted by a Facebook post I saw today and I thought it was an interesting topic. In the pagan sphere of the world, we talk about spiritual awakenings and how wonderful and amazing and vital they are to your path. But we never talk about what a spiritual awakening is and the trauma […]

The Latest From Jim

  • Sorry to have been gone so long, I have been making changes and trying to decide what comments to make about them. Many aspects of my practice are under review as I try to sort out what it is I … Continue reading →
  • I know Sarenth wrote about this not so long ago, but I have avoided reading it until after I finished this post. I want to see what similarities and differences we have in this material. I’m sure his will be, … Continue reading →

The Latest From Sarenth

  • If you want to submit a request for a prayer, poem, or song to be written to you privately or to be posted on this blog or my Patreon for a God, Ancestor, or spirit, sign up for the Ansuz and above level here on my Patreon. This request was made by Maleck for Angrboða. […]
  • Joy-thief Devourer of delight Glad-foe Curled at the base of my neck Coiled in my guts Gnawing at my heart Remove your fangs, adder! Let your poison course from me! Let me be heil, let me be heil, let me be heil! Ever-hungry Feeder of fear Heart-render Tightening my limbs Twisting my bones Hammering my […]