Is Santa Claus Real
I have seen references to Odin and Santa elsewhere but prefer this one to the rest of them.
It is a bit like asking if gravity or air are real, they are demonstrable, quantifiable, but I will grant you easily missed if you aren’t looking the right way, or look a mind that will not accept what the eyes perceive readily.
Odin is the god with the most kennings (use names, bynames, and aliases) of any god in any pantheon in history. One of them is Father Jul, the Yule Father to whom the Tree was raised, and offering given even when Christianity’s coming forced the tree to come indoors, or when Coke decided he needed to wear their colours to sell Coke at Christmas. The oldest name of Odin, like his associated rune, and his gift to man at creation are the same: inspiration.
God of war, god of poets, god of chieftains, yet the words that come to us from him are largely about gift…
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