All Hallows/All Souls

I wrote about Sweden's tradition with lighting candles in the cemeteries during All Hallow's and this is my absolute favorite tradition tied to the Church of Sweden. Originally, the holiday was about celebrating all saints during one day and the church, even though Lutheran Protestants don't worship saints, still acknowledge their existence. The day after, …

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Symbols I wear #2

The sulfur (brimstone) sign, aesthetically the prettiest symbol I know, got a new life when alternative brands like Killstar, Banned and Re-Style started to print it on...well, everything. It's also known as the Leviathan or Satanic Cross since Anton Szandor LaVey started using it for his work with the Church of Satan in the 60's. …