Tag: Skuld

  • Skuld – The Norn of What Should Be

    Skuld – The Norn of What Should Be

    What I find so fascinating about Skuld, is that she is also numbered among the Valkyries, those winged swan women who make claims among the dead for Odin and for Freyja. To make claims among the dead is to be a Psychopomp, one who helps the dead find the afterlife they were meant to go…

  • Northern Trinity

    The triune nature of God is a very old concept; much older than Christianity. In the Norse religion, it was three God-brothers who gave life to two trees. In making the trees human, Odin gave the Breath of Life, Vili/Hoenir gave the gift of mind and will, and Ve/Lodhur/Loki gave the gift of appearance, blood,…

  • Yggdrasil Morning

    I often start my day with a Tree Meditation. Today I tuned in to Yggdrasil, the Tree of Life of my ancestors. I have visited here often, finding peace of mind and calmness in the center of life’s storms. Today I had no reason except that I love this Tree, and am loved in return.…