Tag Archives: Freyja

A Skald’s Ears

A skald is given an agile tongue, to sing stories for the entertainment and education of all, this you know. A skald is also given ears, to listen, or where will the stories come from? When a person raises their … Continue reading

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Walking with Freyja: On Having It Together

Yesterday I visited the park and grounds around the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. It’s been a very long time, and I had not remembered just how many little esoterically-saturated spaces they had designed there, which are open to the public every … Continue reading

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Rev. Gina Pond and Sarah Thompson #ShowMeGoddess

Beautiful new pictures of Rev. Gina Pond as an alternative depiction of a Goddess (which one? We’re not sure yet!) taken by her wife Sarah Thompson: If this isn’t right up the #ShowMeFreyja alley, I don’t know what is! –Ember–

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Reblog: Art, Beauty, and Permission

My friend and colleague Rev. Gina Pond posted this wonderful essay about the nature of art and beauty, and how our society jealously guards the boundaries of these concepts, to the detriment of pretty much everyone, but especially artists. As … Continue reading

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Love Will Come

This song has been running through my head for weeks now, telling me to admit my bias. I may need to make a rule that I will not do divination on the question “Will I find love?” I admit, in … Continue reading

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Hurts So Good

“Have you ever loved somebody so much it hurts?” “Every time.” –Ember–

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A Message From Freyja: Pretty Is Not The Same As Beautiful

“Pretty” is not the same as “Beautiful”. “Pretty” has rules. “Pretty” has consequences. “Pretty” can tear you apart, flaw by flaw, and destroy you from the inside out. “Pretty” can also raise you up, when it’s a path to “Beautiful”. … Continue reading

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