A Rune Awakening: Elder Futhark – Jera

Jera - Poems Jera (YARE-a not Jer-ah) is the 12th rune in the Elder Futhark, and means Year. More pointedly the time of the year when you get the reap the benefits of all that hard work for harvest. While Hagalaz, Naudhiz and even Isa have been beating down upon our heads, we come to … Continue reading A Rune Awakening: Elder Futhark – Jera

A Rune Awakening: Elder Futhark – Isa

Isa - Poems Isa (EE-sa, not Eye-sa), is pretty close to the modern word for Ice - for which the rune stands. Unlike other cold runes this one isn't so much doom and gloom or terrible storms. It's a bit more akin to stasis, serenity, the kind of quiet calm and glistening softness of snow … Continue reading A Rune Awakening: Elder Futhark – Isa