I Am Learning the Runes

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    TheKingInYellow TheKingInYellow
    70+, M
    Jan 14, 2010

    Secret Discussion

    Webster says... any of the characters of any of several alphabets used by the Germanic peoples from about 3d to the 13th centuries. Most people today have ever heard the word "Runes." But once upon a time, the Runes were employed for legal documents... for writing poetry. The...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2012

    Taking Up the Runes

    The largest part of my spiritual practice actually started with a very mundane desire:   I wanted a tattoo.    I had thought of getting a Chinese character, dao or ren or wuwei, all concepts I had studied intensely that were near and dear to my heart.  I had...
    Honir Honir
    26-30, M
    12 Responses Apr 16, 2009

    I've Only Just Begun...

    I was trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine according to the 5 Element Theory.  My husband is versed in the Tarot and holds with astrological principles quite a bit.  I had been interested in Runes for quite some time.  I think it's awfully cool to be able to...
    hAnih hAnih
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jan 11, 2008

    My First Set

    I recently bought my first set! It's a book/rune set from the bookstore. A bit lame perhaps, but I see those things as a good "beginner's set".  Can't wait to learn how to use them!
    WanderingSoul82 WanderingSoul82
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 8, 2009

    I Need Sources On The Runes..just Started Learning About Them..

     i need to fing some books or net pages where i can find info on the runes for beginers..thanx..
    Ramm23 Ramm23
    18-21, M
    Dec 30, 2009

    I Just Made My Very Own Runes-- So

    now I've made three divination tools. I've made a pendulum, a scrying mirror, and runes. I haven't used the runes yet; I have just finished making them. I am so happy. I like making divination tools; it makes a fun arts and crafts activity, and when they work, it makes the...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow
    22-25, F
    Dec 19, 2013

    Still Exploring The Runes

    An acquaitance gave me a runic divination set for me 18 birthday. As I became more familiar with them a great many mysteries began to slowly reveal themselves to me. It has been many years now and still I find new insights each time I turn to the runes. A highly recommended...
    hezpa hezpa
    31-35, M
    Jan 18, 2010

    I Used To Be Able To...

    I first began studying the Runes about 15 yrs ago, when I was in high school. I even used to write letters and journals in the runic alphabet. I never had my own set- I had no money to buy them nor the materials to really make my own- so I never really practiced divination with...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita
    31-35, F
    Nov 19, 2010

    Can Anyone Suggest Sources For a Beginner Who's Learning the Runes?

    I'd really welcome any sources, book or website or other as long as it's free to access. :)
    Dhesyca Dhesyca
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Sep 24, 2009

    Runes In Popular Culture

    Part of my interest in runes came from seeing the iconography scattered around the Catholic church I was attending.  The one that caught my eye was the Y-shaped cross design covering the priest's purple robe.  I don't know why, but I sensed definitively that it what...
    Honir Honir
    26-30, M
    7 Responses Apr 5, 2009

    A Right Or Wrong With Runes?

    well, Im not all too sure about this, but I'll give it a try....Im not sure I recall what sparked my interest in runes, but they're only one of the many things I've been looking into that could be considered religious by some, such as tarot, astrology, and wicca.It must have been...
    Moonrosa Moonrosa
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2010

    The Blank Rune Controversey

    What is your opinion on the "blank rune" and why do you take that perspective?
    Dhesyca Dhesyca
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Sep 16, 2009

    Runes: Good For What Ails Ya!

    I've been working with runes for almost three years, though I think they get the short shrift when treated as the Norse equivalent of tarot cards.  Runes have many uses, including:   1) Meditation: While Vipassina and Metta meditations are good for gaining wisdom or...
    Honir Honir
    26-30, M
    9 Responses Nov 29, 2008

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