"one of my favorites from the Edda -
'Brothers will battle to bloody end,
and sister's sons their sib betray,
woe's in the worlk, much wantonness;
[axe-age, sword-age- sundered are shields -
wind-age, wolf-age, ere the world…"
"Considering my maternal great grandmother was from Oslo, and my paternal great grandfather was a Lapp, my heritage was with me from before I could walk. I grew up listening to the stories in the old oral tradition (in English though). I would like…"
"I'm not sure I full understand the questions here, but if I do, here are a couple of answers:
The kingdom of God is righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. Rom 14:17
Signs and wonders shall follow after those…"
"i wear a kilt every day. not the great kilt of course, though i have a couple of those. nor do i wear the formal dress kilt i got married in, comfortable but it is expensive wool.
my daily wear kilts are UtiliKilts."
"Signs and wonders are probably part of it, though not a part I've necessarily looked for, and therefore have perhaps been unaware of any happenings.
It seems to me more of a matter of the world, over time, becoming more and more in line…"
"i agree...i go to a liturgical church where we have support "canon pastors" to specially look after the pastoral needs of priests and deacons. They each have spiritual directors as well, the person that helps them with prayer life.