I’ll begin this critique with an aphorism of Neitzsche’s (my favorite German philosopher) because I would like to explore a point of his.
“Being deep and appearing deep — Whoever knows he is deep strives for clarity; whoever would like to appear deep to the crowd, strives for obscurity. For the crowd considers anything deep if only it cannot see the bottom: the crowd is so timid and afraid of going into the…
This year, a friend and I made an interative art piece, consisting of the 24 runes carved in limestone, with a centre piece combining the medicine wheel, the 4 directions, the 4 elements, sacred geomentry, the alchemical process in the human soul and runes for the centre.…Continue
I have been studying the runes since the summer of 2000. It really has changed my life. I have taken a very twisted path to get where I am, and it hasn't always been pretty, but it has been what it has been. My study has taken its path from reading contemporary authors, to immersing myself in sagas for a cultural study, to mediation on my own.
When it comes to the runes I have been in a bit of a blockage. Where I have been with this is that my academics are solid. My head…Continue
First off thank you for welcoming me to Rune Secrets and the community. Secondly, I only received my rune set yesterday and I'm a complete novice re Runes. I have been reading Tarot regularly since 2006.
I would love input on my interpretations. This is my answer to the following exercise: http://fortunasoracle.ning.com/forum/topics/daily-reflection-death -- From Fortuna's Oracle…Continue
I've noticed runes have been appearing in my dreams lately. They are usually on objects in a market place that sort of shows up. They are usually on necklaces. I don't remember all that appear but I do remember Isa and Ehwaz or Mannaz I'm not to sure. I really need to pay better attention so I can remember the others. Maybe figure out how to lucid dream so I can pick them up or something.
At least the ones I remember sort of fit. I'm…Continue
I'm so happy to see so many joining the community so soon after it being announced. That really encourages me and I am excited to know you better.
I already see folk from all over the world, which means we are certain to be a community rich in views and practices. I encourage you to share them openly and without fear.
Tell me about yourself! How did you find the runes? Where have they taken you and what kinds of insights and wisdom have you learned? What…Continue