Monday, April 16, 2012

Norns

Norns (in Norse mythology) are each attached to their own living human child. Their job is to watch over the child's life.  Norns are known as the Guardians of Fate.
Norns have another name as well, (three to be exact). Urd, Verdandi and Skud.  These names mean Past (Urd), Present (Verdandi), and Future ( Skud).

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  1. LOve this. A psychic told me once he could see my spiritual guide. Would that be my Norn?

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    1. That is a very good possibility. Something I hadn't really thought of.

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  2. Awesome. I'd forgotten all about the Norns!

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    1. Well then I am glad that is what I chose to write about for this post.

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  3. Just the child's life? Do I still have one now I'm grown up (please say I do!). Love Norse mythology.

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    1. From what I read, nothing really specifies how long they are with you. I believe when it says Child, it just means that it was with you from when you are young. I would like to believe that your Norn stays with you for all of your life. :)

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    1. LOL well that's one way of thinking about it.

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  5. Cool idea for each child to have a norn. At what age do they go their own way, I wonder?

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    1. As I said in another comment, I think they pretty much stay with you forever. They just connect with you when you are a child. Nothing I found about them really specified though.

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  6. Love the Norns. Sort of like the daemons in Pullman's trilogy, aren't they?

    Erin

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    1. I haven't read that series yet. Guess I will have to now. . .

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