Archive | May 10, 2013

Big News At The VA

Thor's Hammer Emblem #55

Thor’s Hammer Emblem #55

Thor’s Hammer Approved For Veterans Headstones

Pagan organizations have been fighting in court to have their emblems added to the official Veterans Affairs “Available Emblems of Belief for Placement on Government Headstones and Markers” list. It appears that has finally happened for Heathens who see Thor’s Hammer (the symbolic Mjölnir) as the symbol for their faith.

Without any fan fair, announcement, press release or celebration, the VA quietly updated the approved list of symbols on May 2, 2013. At least two emblems have been added to the list. Emblem #55 Thor’s Hammer and Emblem #56 Unification Church.

In searching for an official statement of the release, I’ve gotten nothing from the VA except for technology searches that indicate the page was definitely updated on May 2nd. I did find an advocate for the Thor inclusion who relayed to me that the emblem was approved in April and the list updated this month on May 2nd. Continue reading

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Today’s Tarot Meditation Drawing: Five of Swords

Five of Swords

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

Don’t blame others who have nothing to do with your problem. They can’t fix it. Rumors are swirling around like a Tornado. But as with all rumors, they’re rarely accurate or true. If you have an issue with someone, it’s best to ask them directly instead of helping to spread the falsehoods. Whether their good or bad, lies can harm people and reputations through unknown consequences. Don’t be part of chaos. Be part of the solution.


Additional Insight:

Managing your actions by rumor is the worst thing you can do in life. Even if those rumors aren’t about you directly, they could impact you emotionally and perhaps physically if you allow yourself to believe them. Don’t live your life on lies. Show your strength and belief in yourself by standing up to rumor and innuendo. You maybe glad you did for the entire month of May!

If you want to know something, go to the source and tell them you heard this or that and want to know if it’s true because it affects you. Or let someone know rumors are going around and you want to make them aware of it. If it’s true, then you may want to offer compassion and help. If it’s not, you want to do your part to stop the rumors.

Always check the facts first. Don’t be a social media “forward participant”. It’s so easy to spread lies, misconceptions and falsehoods through Twitter, Facebook and through every other digital media outlet.

If you see a story online that seems amazing in a good or bad way, research the story before you hit that forward button. It’s easy to type in elements of the story in a search engine and look through legitimate news agencies for the same story. If you can’t find the story through news reports, then there’s a good bet it’s not true. So when you forward the story, you can make note that it’s false and an internet rumor. Go the extra step and search for the story on Snopes.com, who tracks and follows up on many of the false topics spreading through the world.

Don’t be seen as the gullible person who can’t keep their mouth shut about anything. Don’t be the gossip-monger who wants to spread the latest rumor and appear to be “in the know”, when it may turn out to be false and untrue. You will gain more respect by being the person who is reliable, honorable, trustworthy and can keep a confidence. Leave the rumors behind and manage your life on the facts.


© Springwolfs HankoSpringwolf Reflections 2013 Motto:
I attract and acquire more happiness and financial abundance than I know what to do with!

© 2013 Springwolf, D.D., Ph.D. Springwolf Reflections / Springs Haven, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

A Special Ænigma Project Anniversary

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The Ænigma Project is a discussion group focused on the realm of the supernatural, paranormal and mysterious events that sometimes take place in our lives. Through multiple view points and experiences, we seek to enlighten our listeners and elucidate that which has become hidden beneath the many layers of misunderstanding and fear.

A One Year Anniversary
One year ago this month I was blessed by an invitation to join Paul Cagle and Sushi on the Ænigma Project as a permanent co-host. My first official show was May 14th, 2012 and our topic was “Soul Mates“.  How fitting. Not to mention my favorite number is 4 and all the good things that happen in my life always seem to have a 4 in them some how. I’ve written about that wonderful number four here on my blog before.

In our Soul Mate show we discussed “What are they. How do we make relationship agreements in spirit. Are they karmic in nature? Or is it something bigger?” And that show was followed up with an articled posted here on Reflections, “Soul Mates, Twin Souls & Karmic Relationships“. Continue reading