Huggan

   Part of my journey to becoming Friða involves doing things on my own. And let me tell you, this is a very difficult process for me! The difficulty, you see, lies in my ability to find huggan within myself, rather than in someone else. Huggan is an Old Norse term that means comfort and consolation. If we cannot…

Sprout Your Wings

“Have you ever wanted something so much yet nothing at the same time?” My cursor blinked at the end of the line, asking if I was ready to hit send. The question was posed to my dear friend who lived more than a thousand miles away. “Yup… I want my dream so bad, yet at…

Do More Than Just Exist

Do more than just exist. Thrive! Abound! Flourish! I recently came across this photo of my maternal grandparents. They look so happy, having a great time with friends. I’m not sure when this was taken, but I’d say in the mid-1930s, simply because my mother was born in 1939. The thirties is not exactly known…