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THE GIFTS OF PLANTS

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LATE SPRING 2021 -

Where we live, in southern Sweden and Denmark, this time of year is bursting with the bounty of nature. All around, Life is wild and vital, bringing the verdant Green back into being. Trees are unfolding their leaves, opening to the Sun. Flowers and plants stretch up, with the joy of growing into fullness and receiving blessings from Rain. 

There is an old Swedish saying: if you can keep going until the Nettles come, you will survive. In older days, when a long hard Winter m…

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MEGIN - Life Power and Spring Energy

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SPRING 2021 - by ANNETTE HØST

Every naked spring, on the very day when the Sun for the first time has Power to really warm me through and make my cheeks glow, the old Nordic word MEGIN springs up in my consciousness, because it so precisely expresses the energy that bursts forward. In the Sun, the Earth, the Light, the Tree - in Everything.

The concept of megin has inspired me since I first came across it in Folke Ström's old "Nordic Paganism - Faith and Customs in Pre-Christian Times"(Nordisk…

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MEGIN - om LivsKraften

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TIDLIG FORÅR 2021 - af ANNETTE HØST

Hvert nøgent forår, på netop den dag hvor Solen for første gang har kraft til at varme mig rigtig igennem og give mig glødende kinder, så springer det gamle nordiske ord "Megin" op i min bevidsthed, fordi det så præcist udtrykker den kraft der vælder frem. I Solen, Jorden, Lyset, Træet, Alting.

Begrebet megin har inspireret mig siden jeg først traf på det i Folke Ström’s gamle ”Nordisk Hedendom – Tro och Sed i Förkristen Tid”. Han præsenterer megin som den i…

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