Odin gave an eye at the Well of Forgotten Beginnings, and his self to self. We all fight our daemons, sometimes they chase us, and sometimes we drive them. But at day's end, it's ourselves we're fighting. No sense in blaming the devil, it's all you Baby Doll.
New Year's Resolution? Vikings did it first, be a cool kid and get behind the shield wall with your best oath.
Sacrifice is a universal theme. In the European Traditions it is very personal, and symbolic. What follows is an archetypical exploration of the value of the Self-Sacrificing Deity model in our Peoples' mythologies. Also following is a discussion as to why modern man should care.