How to do a Rune Reading — Part 9

So the topic for this post is the Aettir. What, you may be asking, is an Aettir??  And that would be a perfectly legitimate question.  The first part of the answer is that Aettir is actually a plural word…so the question would more accurately be “What are Aettir?”  The singular is “Aett,” by the way, for future … More How to do a Rune Reading — Part 9

How to do a Rune Reading — Part 8

So we’ve reached a new plateau of sorts in our ongoing example Rune reading: we evaluated the size and shape of the scatter of Runes that I cast, and we’ve tackled the heart of the reading, which would be the assessment of the individual Runes themselves.  I find it’s most natural to first analyze the … More How to do a Rune Reading — Part 8

How to do a Rune Reading — Part 7

In a most exciting development, today’s post sees us turning over the last of the subtle Runes in our ongoing Rune reading example!  Let’s clear up that last bit of mystery: The final piece of our Runic puzzle this time around turns out to be the Rune called Ansuz.  While Ansuz doesn’t come first in … More How to do a Rune Reading — Part 7

How to do a Rune Reading — Part 6

Let’s keep right on with the process of turning over the Runes that had landed face-down…  For today’s post, we’ll be dealing with our second-to-last such Rune… Readers, meet Gebo, the Elder Futhark’s “G”-Rune…  Like Ehwaz, which we examined a bit last time around, Gebo is one of the Runes that mimics the shape of … More How to do a Rune Reading — Part 6

Dear Diary…

If, like me, you happen to frequent specialized community bulletin boards that focus on various occult disciplines — such as, say, Tarot or Runes or Astrology — you’ll notice that a very common question crops up all the time: “How can I learn [Tarot or Runes or Astrology or whatever] faster…?” The presumption behind this … More Dear Diary…