The Upcoming Yule

Lately, several questions have come in about the upcoming Yule. Seeing so many questions on the same subject in such quick succession looks a little like a sign that I need to write something on the subject. So, if you are interested, here are things to know about Yule.

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 boneā€¦"

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.

Kidnapped and Captive

You may have seen recent news coverage about several women who were kidnapped in Cleveland and held captive for over a decade. This is tragic and we all feel bad for the women and feel bad things about the culprit(s). Many of us feel another set of emotions. How do we protect our loved ones from this sort of situation?

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