Tag: virtue

About Industriousness

About Industriousness

As OR members, we are expected to live our lives according to the Nine Noble Virtues. Of course, this is not an easy task and it’s even very difficult at times. But we all join the OR by our free will and it’s by our free will that we have accepted to work to promote the OR and Odinism. It’s by our free will that we accept to strive to live by the NNV. Nobody forces us; it’s our own choice. Among the NNV, there is one that I find very important if we want to see our Sacred Faith advance: INDUSTRIOUSNESS Continue reading

December 30, 2012 More
A brief synopsis of the nine noble virtues in the modern world

A brief synopsis of the nine noble virtues in the modern world

By Rory H. AOR Courage A small word I am sure that everyone would agree, and not a word that is heard too much these days. Whether that is because of the current trend for people to be mindless, state … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 More
Positive Resistance as Heathen Virtue

Positive Resistance as Heathen Virtue

Within a sound morality and in recognition of the lifestruggle is the virtue of resistance: resistance to degeneracy, to vice, to atheism, to monotheism, to universalism, unsoundness, stagnancy, ad infinitum. Continue reading

March 18, 2011 More

Perfect Myth (a fleeting reflection)

By Eowyn OR

We wistfully imagine the perfect world with a characteristic sigh that simultaneously acknowledges that it just can’t be. And therein lies the real crux of the matter. In striving for perfection, our ego creates in our mind’s eye a static image- a model carved in stone- of something we think we ‘have to’ reach, whilst simultaneously in our hearts, we know this is impossible to achieve. Continue reading

November 29, 2010 More

Perseverence in Odinism

Perhaps one of the most overlooked of the Noble Virtues is Perseverance. It doesn’t appear at all exciting. Rather dull in fact. Far better to be where the action is than just plodding away quietly. But without perseverance nothing comes to pass and the action, while briefly exciting, is often ultimately futile. Continue reading

August 20, 2009 More