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Frigga the Fair

Hail to Frigga the Fair, Goddess of Home and Hearth,
The Mistress of Marsh-Hall---Her Serene and Safe Garth.
Model of Motherhood---All-Father's Wedded Wife,
Our aid through All ages and All stages of Life.
Hail to the Holy Queen! Hail to Her Handmaids all!
With Love and Loyalty---to One and All we call!

Saga---the Seeress of Past/Present Song-Seeds,
Her Golden Cup filled Full---with all Days and all Deeds.

Eir---our Foremost Physician of Physical-wealth,
She bestows Her blessings---of Harmonious-health.

Gefjon---Mistress of Maidens awaiting Rebirth,
Lovingly She allows---Their merriment and mirth.

Fulla---the Steadfast Sister with Gold-woven hair,
Regal Maid of Riches---Kept safely in Her care.

Sjofn---our Generous Goddess shall Guide and Advise,
As Matron of Marriage---All-knowing and All-wise.

Lofn---ever Praised as the Goddess of Goodwill,
Our passion She permits---Requests She will Fulfill.

Var---the Holy Handmaiden hears True-oaths of Trust,
Word-breakers fear Her wrath---for Var is Fair and Just.

Vor---Frigga's Watchful Warder is ever Aware,
All-Seeing in All-Worlds---Well/Tree-sights She will share.

Syn---Denial-goddess and Divine-defender,
Thewful force within us---She rightly shall render.

Hlin---Guardian Goddess of the Queen's Midgarth kin,
With Her shielding Sig-ways---our Refuge She will win.

Snotra---our Goddess-guide of Silence or Prudent Speech,
Woe-words halted and held---Wisdom-words She shall Teach.

Gna---the Monarch's Messenger rides Her sacred Steed,
Astride horse Hoof-Tosser--She attains Raidho's Rede.
Praise to Frigga the Fair, Asgarth's High Holy Queen,

Within the Well She sees---Ygg's Tree of Evergreen.
Our Silent Seeress---we Worship and Adore,
Her Holy Handmaidens---Bless us Now as Before.
Frigga of Home and Hearth---Woden's Beloved Wife,
Our aid through All ages and All stages of Life!

© Rhonda Turner


Frija/Frigga--Indo-European root for pleasure or beloved

Fulla--the 'full' within her name implies prosperity, as well She tends Frigga's casket of jewels

Garth--enclosure, homestead

Gna--something that towers (gnaefa) when it goes up high

Hlin--Her name means refuge or--hleinir

Lofn--lof (permission), lofat (praised)

Marsh-Hall--Fensalir or "Fen (Marsh) Hall"

Raidho-- (Riding) a rune that "is the symbol of the cosmic law of right ordering in the multiverse, in mankind, and in the soul."  Runelore by Edred Thorsson pg. 118

Sjofn--from Her name affection is called--sjafnis

Snotra--a wise man or woman is called--snotr

Syn--Her name means denial

Thewful--strong, mighty

Var--oaths and contracts are called--varar

Vor--become aware (vor)

Worship--honor, respect

Image: "Frigga", © Giovanni Casselli. Used with permission.

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