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God of the Hanged

A powerful post by John T Mainer:

https://mainer74.wordpress.com/2017/05/22/heimthingudr-hanga-visitor-of-the-hanged/

As a person who was once prone to suicidal ideation insofar as I’ve attempted to hang myself twice (albeit, badly) and survived, I can relate to this post on several levels. 113 more words

Lesson

This blog is not dead.

This blog is not dead.

However, my devotional practice has definitely changed, as nearly six months ago, I started working with Odin too:

(Altar figures (l-r) Loki, Odin, ceramic, by artisan Dmitriy Kushnir from… 39 more words

Personal

Gift for a Gift

You ask what price I paid to paint Ymir’s brains
across the cosmos? Sacrifice of hangman’s jig to
my own mortality, morality, I lost humanity come… 169 more words

Poetry

Alfather

What would you ask of me, Alfather?
Old Man of the Roaring Northern Gale.
I have seen your blue cloak in auroras
your bloody hollow on yews of sacrifice. 156 more words

Poetry

Shed a Tyr for Loki

When I think of the Norse god Tyr, I can’t help but also think of Benedict, the brother of Corwin of Amber.*

When Benedict first appears in  752 more words

Writing

Chrysocolla Earrings + Update

Beautiful Handmade Silver Hook Earrings with Chrysocolla & Chrysocolla Hearts

Chrysocolla belong to the Heart & Throat Chakra. Chrysocolla is a love gemstone, it supports love and balance. 140 more words

IreneDesign2011

Story of Odin

When you have lost everything, even your name, there is little point in going on. I was not churlish enough to leave my body hanging where I would be found by those who would be hurt by it.

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Spiritual Work