Why the furore?
Freyja, the Vanir, is foremost Goddess of fertility.
To give her up would mean forfeiting control
of the regenerative cycle.
To lose the sun along with her
would consign the world of the Gods
to a void of freezing darkness.
It would be the death of the Ego.
Clearly, then, it is a mark of divinity to understand
the interdependence of the sun and earth.
To recognise that while these heavenly bodies
are ostensibly oppositional in nature,
their relationship is one of inter-play,
as the symbol above, itself, suggests,
rather than anything more ‘sinister’ or war-like.
To identify with one or other of them
rather than with the symbiosis as a whole
would be to call forth unbalanced force.
Enter, the Sly One…