Showing posts with label the old gods. Show all posts
Showing posts with label the old gods. Show all posts

08 November 2021

Star Ancestors -- I Feel the Gods in My Body

 

Star Ancestors

Our body is a masterpiece of the cosmos. Our body carries within it the stars, the moon, the universe, and the presence of all our ancestors. How many millions of years of evolution has it taken to give rise to these wondrous two eyes, legs, feet and hands?
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Did you miss me? Sorry for not blogging on here in the past couple of months but I had to focus on getting through the 75 Hard program. I completed this on Friday, 5 November, and am very pleased with the process of growth and transformation that took place in this mental toughness challenge. Not even for a second did I contemplate giving up before reaching the finishing line. Most of the good habits I implemented, I will keep in my life--especially the reading and working out daily. I'm not going to miss having to take a daily progress picture or chugging a gallon of water a day though.

Some time ago, while still doing 75 Hard, I decided to dedicate myself to following the old gods of my Norse ancestors in the New Year (at Samhain) to see what I can learn from them about myself and life in general. I have written some more about my thinking around this decision in my post about Connecting with Odin for anybody who is interested.