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The Valkyrie Archetype

The primal desire to fight when facing danger is something wired deep within our brains. We call it the fight-or-flight reaction, and you and I and everyone around us is likely here today because of it.   The word Valkyjur (f. Plural) or Valkyries is an ancient one. Not surprising since Old Norse and Old English… Continue reading The Valkyrie Archetype

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The Modern Day Viking Spirit

Vikings were bold. They believed in fate. The Norns, the Three Sisters of Fate, spun the threads of life for each living being in the Nine Worlds, and no greater failure existed than dying in one’s bed, or of old age. The idea of persistently pushing the limits of their abilities, of tempting chance, and… Continue reading The Modern Day Viking Spirit