How to do a Rune Reading — Part 10

We’re definitely in the homestretch-phase of the Rune reading process.  We’ve looked at the size and shape of the Rune-cast, examined all of the Runes individually (both the ones that landed face-up and the ones that ended up face-down), analyzed the ways in which their meanings joined up to form a whole, studied the orientations … More How to do a Rune Reading — Part 10

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 5

We’ll continue on over the course of the next few posts with the process of turning over the “subtle Runes” in this Rune-cast.  You’ll hopefully recall from earlier in the series that this is the term I’ve given to those Runes that land face-down in a scatter, as I believe they signify forces whose effects will … More How to do a Rune Reading — Part 5

How to do a Rune Reading — Part 2

Welcome back, Rune-fans and Rune-curious! (Sidenote: for the detail-oriented, some resources will refer to a user of Runes as a vitki — this is an Old Norse word for a “Wise One,” a sorcerer and shamanic figure who was conversant with the Runes [plural = vitkar]) So the last post left us at the point … More How to do a Rune Reading — Part 2

How to do a Rune Reading — Part 1

After another unscheduled sabbatical from blogging, I’ve decided to launch a return with a series of posts that covers my own approach to performing a Rune reading. I should state up front that this is my own method — I find it to be useful and helpful in practice, but I don’t pretend that “My … More How to do a Rune Reading — Part 1