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The Legend Behind Mistletoe

Most of us know mistletoe as the Christmas decoration that you are meant to kiss under. The plant has an interesting history in many cultures as a symbol of fertility but it is the legend of Baulder from Norse Mythology that I am most interested in. 150 more words


I describe one of my favorite runes, Othala, as being all the things that come up when one thinks of their home – it is a rune embodying the gifts of the ancestors, the immovable wealth that is our land, our inheritance, our history, and our bloodlines. 472 more words


Magnus Chase: The Sword of Summer - Rick Riordan

If you’ve never read a Rick Riordan book, then you’re missing out. Though his books are technically considered middle grade, anyone can read them. I’ve read them to my little sister, my mom’s read them, and so have I. 524 more words

Word of the Day Writings-Week of December 2nd, 2016

Hello! I hope that these writings have been enjoyable so far. I’ve created work in directions I’ve never originally thought of, so the process is exciting. 363 more words


Audhumla (Creation, Part One)

Early on, when nothing was,
Not sea, nor waves, nor sand,
Ginnungagap was darkest void,
No sky, nor grass, nor land.

But in the south was heat and light… 163 more words


Book Review: The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris

My review today is for The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris

I think everyone who knows me should know I am a big fan of Norse mythology and I have studied it for quite a long time. 553 more words



Stronghold of the gods –
Odin, Thor and Frey,
Bragi, Tyr and Hod,
Baldr, Vili, Ve.

Freyja, Idun, Frigg –
Age of axe and sword. 41 more words