The Norse God Odin, Part Two: Initiation, Sacrifice and the Runes

By Rosemary Taylor, Shamanic Practitioner As I explained in my last article, Odin Part One – Journeying God of Magical and Social Wisdom, Odin travels throughout the Nine Worlds in his quest for wisdom and to avert his own prophesied end, told him by a Seeress. He gains amazing resources along the way, including the…

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The end of the Strong God and the sacrificial lamb

I find myself increasingly living in a world in which it’s difficult to reply to questions, because the common currency of communication is made up of ‘coins’ in which I no longer trade. For instance, I was asked the other day, at a meeting of Greens, whether, given ‘the problem of global warming’, we should…

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