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Yggdrasil -  Interconnections and Dependency

Yggdrasil – Interconnections and Dependency

By Ulfhethnar Odinsen AOR

The tree is a common motif in our sacred mythology as well as in that of various cultures world-wide. Yet nowhere does it seem to have left such an indelible mark as it has in the Nordic cultures of Europe. From the mighty ash tree Yggdrasil to our progenitors Askr and Embla, the Ash and Elm. Continue reading

March 10, 2013 More
A Time for Remembering

A Time for Remembering

EVERGREENS decorate the home at this time of year. The Victorians used just about everything that was available: rosemary, bay laurel, holly, box, yew, and mistletoe, even bilberry. When all outside is brown and dead they are manifestations of the abiding life within the plant world. Continue reading

August 21, 2009 More