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Beach Day with Njord

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Njord or Njordr (Old Norse Njörðr) is one of the Vanir and the god of wind, fertile land along the seacoast, as well as seamanship, sailing and fishing, he has the power to calm the sea or fire. Njord is the god of the wind and of the sea and its riches. He was married to Skadi, a Giantess. The marriage failed because Njord preferred to live by the sea, while Skadi was happier in her father’s mountain dwelling place. He was the father of Freyr and Freyja by his own sister, Nerthus, who was his first wife. Their mother was Njord's own sister and lover. Apparently the Vanir, unlike the Æsir, had the custom of marriage of your sibling. His dwelling is said to be Noatún ('Ship-town').
There were two main clans of gods, the Aesir as lead by Odin, and the Vanir, lead by Njord. Njord and his kin were recognized as the gods of agriculture and fertility, whilst the Aesir were known to be the gods of warfare and of power. With two distinct areas of worship, Njord was considered …

Happy Memorial's Day

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Freya (Freyja) Goddess of Love and Beauty Goddess of Magic and War Queen of Valkyries Freya (fray-ah) is a mysterious and loved lady, surrounded by shouting Ragnarok-bound beefcake, can always use a spotlight moment! She is the Goddess of Female power in numerous forms; she is the Goddess of Sex, Beauty, Love, and all things romantic and steamy, frequently called upon by women during her time of worship to give them her blessings and famous for her sexual exploits with gods and other creatures. She is also a warrior and the leader of the Valkyries, who collect the slain from the battlefield and deliver half their souls to live in eternal bliss.  Freya actually going onto the battlefield, she would gather them up and take them back with her to spend the after-life in her home in perpetual rest and recreation in her pleasant fields and hall of Folkvangr. A sweet and generous woman, she always invited their wives or lovers to come and live with them. The other half of the heroic warrior…

Happy Mother's Day

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Happy Mother's Day to all the moms around the world. Mom, they wear many hats. They are the teacher, protector, nurse, counselor, and 1st fan to name a few. Famous great mothers through history is Princess Diana, Empress Maria Theresa of Austria,  Ann Maria Jarvis founder of Mother's Day to a few. There history humanity calls to the Mother or a mother goddess for protection, love and/or feeding the nation with nature's bounty. One of many mother goddess is age is Isis. The article is focused on Isis's Roman aspect.
Isis is a goddess in Ancient Egyptian religious beliefs, whose worship spread throughout the Greco-Roman world. She is worshipped as the ideal mother and wife as well as the Goddess of nature and magic. She is the friend of slaves, sinners, artisans, and the exploited, and she listened to the prayers of the wealthy, maidens, aristocrats, and rulers. Isis is the goddess of motherhood, magic and fertility.  Isis ("Aset" in the native Egyptian langua…