Jul 9, 2016
Before you drive your car, do you have a man walk in front of it
carrying a red flag? It used to be the law in several places,
and one US city has it still on the books for women who
drive! It was within the time of my adulthood that a certain
city required inter-racial couples to have a copy of their marriage
certificate with them at all times. In our spiritual lives,
it is not uncommon to find people with similar hang-ups based on
Many of us have heard of people using the trappings and regalia of Norse and Germanic traditions as a pretext for racism. The truth is that the Aesir and Vanir tried to get along with each other and everyone else, with there being ample proof of that in the Havamal and other written lore.
Similarly, some Christians keep citing scripture which Jesus specifically said went out with the coming of John The Baptist. As we do when we deal with issues such as the "guru" who claims to have a "spiritual herb", we need to know the truth about our own path, and each other's path.