Kenaz – Torch – As we emerge from Mercury retrograde, Kenaz merkstave arrives in time to put things into perspective. Usually regarded as meaning a spark of hope or enlightenment out of the blue, the emphasis of this stave is awareness emerging from pitch black. Note that Kenaz is brightstave in the photo.
1957 – Vietnam War: First United States casualties in Vietnam.
Photo by manhai
Hagalaz – Hail – Blunt, external change is upon us this week. Whether it’s cooler weather settling into much of the northern hemisphere, a chill skating through life, or some other frozen state breaking wide open, the elements prod our wyrd bring a wake-up call.
I’m always hesitant to write private things in my blog, not because I’m unwilling to share myself, but because I generally talk about these things in social media, and I’m hyper-sensitive to inundating followers with too much. Something happened about a month ago to change my mind on that front, which is why I’ve decided to take a different approach to facets of my writing, as well as my shamanic work.