Working with the runes is an ongoing process. Before you really attempt to use them for divination, you should take the time to learn each of them. Understand the relationships between them. The runes tell a story, like the tarot, but unlike the tarot, they are much more mischievous. They demand attention and care. I […]

For Lammas, I asked the gods to tell me what message I need to hear at this time. I had recently drawn Algiz during a single-rune pull with the same intent, so it was nice to see it waving hello to me again in the first position here! First Rune: Algiz Algiz represents protection, but […]

The third aett of the Elder Futhark consists of these eight runes: Teiwaz Berkana Ehwaz Mannaz Laguz Ingwaz Othila Dagaz The third is the aett of Tyr. He was the original warlord, while Odin was the lover. Tyr represents just cause. The third aett tells of the development of humankind. It represents the human condition […]

Berkana (bear-khan-nah) is the second rune of the third aett, and the eighteenth overall. This is a very feminine rune, and it looks like breasts or the breasts resting on a pregnant stomach. Berkana means birch. In divination, this can represent something coming. It looks like Perthro with the doors closed. There are elements of […]

Teiwaz (tee-woz) is the first rune of the third aett, and the seventeenth overall. Teiwaz is the oldest name of Tyr. The rune is shaped like a spear, or the trunk of the Yggdrasil. Teiwaz is associated with Mars, a similar god. Unlike Mars, Tyr is always seeking for justice. His battles are righteous. Teiwaz […]

The second aett of the Elder Futhark consists of these eight runes: Hagalaz Nauthiz Isa Jera Eihwaz Perthro Algiz Sowilo The second is the aett of transformation and personal development. It redirects the outward energy of the first aett. In this aett, antagonistic forces seek to create evolution within creation. Evolution occurs through introspection. The […]

Algiz (ahl-geez) is the seventh rune of the second aett, and the fifteenth overall. It resembles the foot of a crow, Odin’s familiar. It can signal you to stop, like the palm of an upturned hand. Upright, it resembles female genitals, and inverse it resembles male genitals. Algiz is the Valkyrie rune, favored by witches […]