Afternoon Tarot: RWS 8

Grace Under Fire Poised, Gentle, Assured. The Strength card is far and away NOT about physical strength. The lion is much stronger physically than the woman holding him - yet his tail is tucked under and he submits to her. Whether she's lounging beside him in some cards, or giving him a possible dental checkup … Continue reading Afternoon Tarot: RWS 8

Afternoon Tarot: RWS 7

Chasing the Challenge Driven, willful, sure. The Chariot is a lot of get up go – but not recklessly or aimlessly. This is directed action – and most often it is directed at the Challenge.  The Chariot loves the challenge. There’s no need if it’s not going to be difficult – it’s not fun if … Continue reading Afternoon Tarot: RWS 7

A Rune Awakening: Elder Futhark – Gebo

Gebo - Poems I love Gebo - Gebo also happens to be one of the first runes we come across that does NOT have a Norwegian or Icelandic poem associated with it. The G-sound that the rune represents doesn't appear in the Younger Futhark. There are plenty of stories about Gebo and it's meanings in … Continue reading A Rune Awakening: Elder Futhark – Gebo

Afternoon Tarot: RWS 6

The Naked Trust Loving, connecting, trusting. Hello Bible references! They are Everywhere in this card. Adam and Eve, the Serpent, the Tree of Knowledge, the Burning Bush, Giant Angel with wild flaming hairdo, Shiny Sun Sunny-ness EVERYWHERE! The big ticket item in this card is the lack of clothes on the humans. They’re exposed, vulnerable, … Continue reading Afternoon Tarot: RWS 6

A Rune Awakening: Elder Futhark – Kenaz

Kenaz - Poems All poems, despite their origins, will only be provided in English. It's someone else's translation as I'm barely bilingual and that second language isn't Indo-European in origin at all. If you don't have interest in the poems you can skip down the next section where we discuss the rune in a reading … Continue reading A Rune Awakening: Elder Futhark – Kenaz

Afternoon Tarot: RWS 5

Library of the Hierophant Intermediary, Teacher, Translator The Hierophant stands in fancy robes, and the Important Hat, and addresses the people before him. While only two are visible, it’s inferred that a great many more are present. The keys of knowledge are crossed at his feet, but only the most daring and learned have a … Continue reading Afternoon Tarot: RWS 5

A Rune Awakening: Elder Futhark – Raidho

Raidho - Poems All poems, despite their origins, will only be provided in English. It's someone else's translation as I'm barely bilingual and that second language isn't Indo-European in origin at all. If you don't have interest in the poems you can skip down the next section where we discuss the rune in a reading … Continue reading A Rune Awakening: Elder Futhark – Raidho