Week 14 of My Rune Mini Course- Peorth

Hello Traveller,

The rune to consider this week is Peorth

Though there has been a great deal of speculation over the years, the traditional meaning of this rune has not been established.

It’s believed the reason for this is that the Christian translators changed some of the words in a verse defining Peorrth. Perhaps they were either to embarrassing or they expressed thoughts contrary to those of the church. read more

Week 13 of My Rune Mini Course- Eoh

Hello Traveller,

The rune to consider this week is eiwaz

The traditional meaning for this rune is yew.

Yew trees are associated with death because they tended to grow near graveyards and their branches were used to make long bows. Ironically, they’re associated with life for the same reasons. read more

Week 12 of My Rune Mini Course- Ger

Hello Traveller,   The rune to consider this week is Ger
  This runic spirit is straightforward. The pronunciation of its name and its meaning are the same, year.  

Depending on the question and the surrounding runes, when Ger appears in a rune casting, it means whatever is forecasted will take some time to manifest. read more

Week 11 of My Rune Mini Course- Is

Hello Traveller,

The rune to consider this week is Is.

Just as it sounds, Is means ice. As you’re aware, ice consists of frozen water.

Water set in motion is a powerful force capable of destroying anything when given enough time. read more

Week 10 of My Rune Mini Course- Nyd

Hello Traveller,

The rune to consider this week is Nyd. Like the prior rune, Nyd focuses on harsh times. It’s literal translation is ‘need’.

Need is the lack of something necessary to you at any given time. It can be realised on the physical, emotional, and spiritual levels. read more

Week 9 of My Rune Mini Course- Haegl

Hello Traveller,

Today we begin the second aett. The runic spirit for this week is Haegl.

Although the joy that ends the first aett isn’t fully blacked out, it does become greatly diminished in the beginning of the second. read more

Week 8 of My Rune Mini Course- Wynn

Hello Traveller

Welcome to week 8 of my rune mini course- Wynn

This week’s rune is Wynn.

Wynn is another runic spirit left out of all the rune poems, save the Anglo Saxon one.

The single verse dedicated to it describes a person that has a good life. In the description, it lists three things s/he doesn’t have and three s/he does (three being a sacred number). read more

Week 7 of My Rune Mini Course- Gifu

Hello Traveller,

This week’s runic spirit is Gifu.

The only source for the foundational meaning of this rune is the Anglo Saxon rune poem.

It tells us that Gifu brings recognition and fame that makes one feel worthy. read more

Weekof 6 Of My Rune Mini Course- Ken

Hello Traveller,

This week’s runic spirit is Ken.

This spirit is interesting because the Anglo Saxon rune poem uses the word torch to describe it whilst both the Icelandic and Norwegian rune poems choose the word ulcer. read more

Week 5 of My Rune Mini Course- Rad

Hello Traveller,

This week’s runic spirit is Rad.

This runic spirit’s name means ‘ride’. As time went on, many associations were given to this spirit. However since this course is merely an introduction to each runic spirit, I’ll focus on the meaning only. read more