Through all this I gained as well. I obtained insight into human nature and learned that people fear what they do not understand and usually fall back on stereotypes to fill in their ignorance. Some people can be reasoned with but many can not see past their
The Gods and Goddesses gave me strength and honor which has helped to fill in the holes left by friends and family. Slowly I am meeting new people, some who are Asatru, to replace those that I have lost. Whether I find as much as I lost is immaterial.
To be called by the ancient Gods is well worth the price I have had to pay !
So to all those out there who are going through what I am dealing with I say, hang in there ! In the end it all works out
the way the Gods and Goddesses planned !
Go with Odin' s wisdom, Freyja' s love and Thor' s protection !