Guest author: Paul Andruss – MISTLETOE and WHINE

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The fourth post in the series by author Paul Andruss…

lokiLoki guides Hodur

In Norse Mythology Baldur was The Shining One. He was possibly a sun god as his twin brother Hodur is both dark and blind. Baldur was the favourite son of Odin’s wife, Frig.

Yes, you heard it right!

Frig! Frig; Frig; Frig; Frig; Frig! Great isn’t it! And it ain’t even swearing!

Actually it’s not.

Linguists think there is no relationship between the name of the Norse goddess and the Middle English word ‘to rub’, except for the fact that this F-word and the other F-word, along with the C-word, all come from good old fashioned Anglo-Saxon. A language that gave rise to the family group that includes English, German, Swedish and Dutch. And includes Hel – she was Loki’s daughter.

Knowing her beloved son was fated to be mortally wounded Frig (and there it is…

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Author: Cianaodh Óg

Cianaodh (Pronounced Key-Ah-Knee) is Old Irish and means Ancient Fire. Óg is also Old Irish and it means Young which is my surname in modern English. My given or legal name is James "Troy" Young but my chosen, magickal name is Cianaodh Óg and most people who know me outside of my spiritual family know me by my middle name, Troy. I am the High Priest of Tribe Of the Standing Stones in Arlington, Texas - Spirit Of the Sycamore Tradition and variety blogger as well as Chief High Mucky Muck at Alliance of Polyspiritual Eclectics.

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