Essential Troll and Child Care

Scandinavian myth is a treasure trove of tales where a central, redeeming love is that of a sibling rather than a lover. In these stories, the warmth of fraternal responsibility is celebrated as a social ideal, and held up in sharp contrast to the inhuman society of trolls as the symbol of its (North) polar opposite.

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Wild Things on Ash Wednesday

Lent is here and I am not myself…. Like Max in his little wolf-suit footie jammies, we need to live in our animal skins for a bit without consequence, learn to feel what lives underneath, and find our way back to human together.

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