Monthly Archives: February 2012

Reaching Out, Jumping Time

http://otherfishwrap.blogger.com Sometimes, cultural dissonance disrupts the flow of information and technology. Many of the people who are “seers”, “contraries” or “shamen” are disallowed their power to speak to essential social and cultural issues that are presenting certain hindrance to our … Continue reading

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White Giving 101

I have been trying for twenty years to popularize the term white giving. The derogatory term “Indian Giving” is not only offensive to me, but completely based on lies that go back generations. The “Earth Religions” know many things that … Continue reading

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The Wisconsin Idea

So many ideas are individuated by rhetoric and pomp. Especially today there are lies upon lies, perpetrated by folks who have had, and continue to have power. In Wisconsin, we have the distinction of living for one hundred years with … Continue reading

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At The Risk Of Losing My Readers

I am out on a limb, stepping back from my Rune of the Day series. I do not want this blog to change completely from my usual discussion of sustainability. In a larger scheme, I don’t see it as one … Continue reading

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Rune of the Day- Teiwaz, Sky God

Now when I picked this rune for the day, it was reversed, pointing down. The battle that is pointed out by this rune is the within. Letting the Supreme Power flow through us requires a will to act and to … Continue reading

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Rune of the Day- Dagaz Breakthrough, Transformation

This rune is about transition, not just minor shifts in understanding, behavior or actions, but major ones. Like a tiny bird fledging, or a child becoming an adult. This is a sign that the cycle of initiation has ended and … Continue reading

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Rune of the Day-Hagalaz Disruption, Natural Forces, Hail

Freedom and change are brought into sharp focus by this rune. Frequently, we plant, hoping for a certain type of reward. The ripping away of our former self may be as drastic as losing a crop to the hail, but … Continue reading

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