Tuesday, June 7, 2016

The Holy Pillar

Surviving Germanic Bronze Age carvings give us a look at the Irminsul, out-dating Saxon use in the Germanic Iron Age.  But in both ages, it appears that the Irminsul may have been used as a totem, a focal point for worship (at least at the tribal level) and may have represented the power of all the Gods.  And there seems to be a linguistic link between the names Irmin and Wodan.  Are you surprised?  Below is a short film made by Stuart's Travel Videos about Externsteine, the supposed home base of at least one Irminsul.  

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Thoughts on Family and Other Stuff

Family is something that not just a few words can describe.  It is much more.  It is the building block of clan, tribe, and the greater s...