"Hecate" - Painting by Emily Balivet Hecate, the mother of witches, whose name literally means "the distant one", is a goddess of the dark hours and is commonly associated with the crone aspect of the triple goddess.
1. The Totem Symbolism of the Bear • The primary meaning of the bear spirit animal is strength and confidence • Standing against adversity; taking action and leadership • The spirit of the bear indicates it’s time for healing
Odin, the Norse god of wisdom. war and magic, is called Allfather for he is indeed Father of the Gods and he played a central role in myths about the creation and destruction of the world. In the beginning, he killed the primal frost giant Ymir and from his bones formed our universe. He arranged the heavens for the gods, the middle world for humans and dwarfs, and the underworld for the dead. Finally he created the first man and woman from an ash tree and an elm tree.