COVID has given many of us the opportunity to be still, but many of us don’t take it. Habits of busy-ness and chasing an ambition or worry keep us in the dark even when we have the gift of time. It took my computer crashing to make me take the time, and I resolve from this moment forward to honor my spirit’s need for me to take that time to come home to myself.
We are living in a time when the spiritual evolution of the human species seems to depend on how well we can process thoughts and beliefs that no longer serve us, and move through the emotional upsets of emotions that we can no longer stuff down deep inside of us. The healing capacity of trees are that they can help us to hold sacred space when we feel our energy for this work flagging. If trees can hold their crowns high during the storms, so can I.
The Rune Draw for July 26 through August 1, 2020 presents difficult times ahead. The first Rune is CWEORTH, drawn from the Anglo-Saxon Futhark. This is the Rune of the Funeral Pyre, and yes, things are that emotionally hot this week as demonstrators for social change vie with unidentified agents from Homeland Security sent inContinue reading “Runes for July 26 – August 1, 2020”
Drawing one Rune a day is a great way to learn the Runes. Not only are you actually working with them, but discerning the meaning of that Rune can help you to clarify issues and guide your day.
Odin, Vili, and Ve created humanity from two trees they found while walking along the shore of the ocean surrounding Midgard. Aske (Ash) and Embla (Elm) became the first human man and woman. Human beings were made from trees. She was not taken from beneath his hoary armpit to be subjected to his rule all her life. No way! Man and Woman were created on equal footing.
As we face the results of and conditions imposed upon us by the COVID-19 virus, it seems imperative to me that people begin to think in a new way. The old forms of conditioning and rote acceptance of the dream of the world don’t serve us any more.
I was ever so excited when a dear soul gave me an Ogham set that he would never use. There are 20 staves
Human beings are creatures of Nature, like the trees and plants, stars, sun and moon, insects and creepy crawlies, and creatures of all types, those that fly, swim, or trod the land. Humans consider themselves the most intelligent, advanced species on Earth, yet intelligence contributes to a sense of separation from Nature, and is responsibleContinue reading “Yggdrasil: Tree of Life and Worlds”
When I was in the second grade, I began telling my teacher and my classmates stories of the life I wanted as if it was the life I had. The story was that I kept my horse at my grandfather’s farm, and that spring she had a foal, and I was getting to watch it grow up.
The Runes for this week were Berkano, Uruz, and two that stuck together when I drew them, Fehu and Algiz. Given that this draw comes the day after American Independence Day, they have a huge meaning for me. Historically we are in the middle of a pandemic, American leadership has failed to be proactive withContinue reading “Runes for July 5 – 11, 2020”