Sunday, 9 December 2012

Havamal Snippets 9: Seek Your Own Council

It's Wednesday (Woden/Odin's Day) which means that it's time for another verse from the Havamal 'Sayings of the High One - Odin'. The poem full of wisdom, both everyday and ethereal. (The poem can be found in full HERE):
9. He is happy,
who in himself possesses
fame and wit while living;
for bad counsels
have oft been received
from another’s breast. 
George Washington is said to have sought council from himself rather than turning to another.


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