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Realms of the Raven – Author Maura Anderson / Maura van der Linden » divination


Monday, March 17th, 2008
Futhark Rune Series – Ansuz, Raidho and Kenaz

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Ansuz
ANSUZ
Ansuz is the rune of messages and communication. It can be messages or wisdom received from any source, including deity. Ansuz is centered around listening to messages and seeing true wisdom where it may exist. It can also include blessings.
Raidho
RAIDHO
Raidho is the rune of travel, following it’s old meaning of wagon or chariot. But this can indicate both physical travel as well as changes in lifestyle or professional direction. It may also indicate a need to see the larger picture before making a change in direction.
Kenaz
KENAZ
Kenaz is a rune whose original meaning is beacon or torch and it tends to be an accelerant. It can indicate the fires of creativity, revelation, new strength or new energy. It may stand for a need to open yourself to those things as well.
Monday, March 3rd, 2008
Futhark Runes Series – Ideas on How to Use Them

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I’ve decided to talk a little about ways to use the Futhark runes before I go into the meanings and interpretation of each one. I’ll warn you in advance, though, that I’m stating my OWN beliefs and uses and those may vary from person to person. With all tools like this, it’s important to experiment and see just how that tool or theory fits your personality and your needs as well as your own belief system.

Like many things, one size does not fit all.

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Monday, February 25th, 2008
Futhark Runes Series – Introduction

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I have a whole list of subjects to cover for Mystical Monday and one of these is a series on the Futhark Runes. This is not intended to be a historical dissertation but more to focus on the most common use of these today which is in divination or ritual work. That said, a brief bit of history is always in order.

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