Tag: protection

Nornir

In Norse mythology, the Norns (plural “nornir”) are female beings who rule the destiny of gods and men. They are comparable to the Moirai (also called “The Fates”) in Greek mythology. According to Snorri Sturluson’s interpretation of the Völuspá, the three most important norns are Urðr, Verðandi and Skuld. They come out from a hall standing at the Well of Urðr, the well of […]

New Blood V

To many North American Native people, the pine tree is a symbol of wisdom and longevity. For some, its needles and sap protect people from illnesses, witchcraft and more. Among the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee – or Iroquois Confederacy – the pine tree is known as the Tree of Peace. In Korea, the pine […]

Vǫrðr

In Norse mythology, a Vǫrðr (Vordr) is a warden spirit, believed to follow from birth to death the soul (Hugr) of every person. They are the force, the energy that keeps things alive.