Wolf Swallows Moon, Spits It Up Again

Loki produced the wolf Fenrir. Fenrir produced offspring of its own, including the two wolves Skoll and Hati Hroðvitnisson. These two wolves chase the Sun and the Moon, respectively, in an attempt to eat them. In the eyes of our ancestors, an eclipse suggested that one of the wolves was about to succeed. Just imagine what they would have thought when seeing tonight's red colored supermoon eclipse.

The Television Watching Wolf

The Havamal says, "A sleeping wolf gets no bone, nor a sleeping man victory." The point of this expression is obviously a warning against laziness. In our modern world, we should amend the expression to be, "A television watching wolf gets no bone…"

Watching television can be an enjoyable and, sometimes, an educational activity. The same goes for computer or video game time. It is easy for these activities to start taking up too much of one's life and disrupting productivity.

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