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I Am Learning the Runes

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    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

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    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

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    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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    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

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    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

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    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 18-21, F Dec 19, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    TheKingInYellow TheKingInYellow 66-70, M Jan 14, 2010

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    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

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    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

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    The Blank Rune Controversey

    What is your opinion on the "blank rune" and why do you take that perspective?
    Dhesyca Dhesyca 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    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

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    from this large tax management Runescape Goldare placed in the arms of The u. s. area's 2.5 thousand most improving houses.Issues 24% of all the advantages go to about 2% of the...
    xiaojing0607 xiaojing0607 22-25, F Apr 27

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    I Love learning Japanese I'm currently learning the Language and definitely slow at it...cuz I'm self learning. One thing I like in learning Japanese is Counting, It's fun I wish I...
    TairaBanzu50 TairaBanzu50 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    First of all, everyday I'm learning a foreign language: English... (for me it is, as my first language was Spanish..) I'm learning how to speak French... but I don't feel so...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Coursera - APP I receive daily emails from a career related organization. They provided this link to an app that can help you with learning what interests you. Coursera provides...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    I'm in the process of learning Turkish. It's an amazingly beautiful language which fits the culture. I've only just started, but I'm determined to become fluent. I'm aiming to one...
    Kay06 Kay06 18-21 Apr 28

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    To me, it had been a nightmare throughout all my life, until I realized of a few things! Normally, being an empath is also followed by being clairsentient, clairaudient...
    eachlone eachlone 31-35, F 1 Response May 3

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    As a child, a family close friend who is a psychic told my mother that I had a very powerful and beautiful gift and that I should be taken care of a lot. I am learning what this...
    Galatziaa Galatziaa 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    Boy don't I. I think education is excellence. It has really brought me from along, long way. I plan on learning for life. It is exciting and I always love applying it to my life...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F May 5

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    I recently started learning how to write short poems , it has nothing to do with my work but I really enjoy manifesting what I have in mind by writing.
    MissDeefee MissDeefee 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I think I am the trivia queen. Anything useless and unimportant is a piece of gold to me. apart from that, I met a person that I really liked but had to let go of him. He was...
    HiljaKorhonen HiljaKorhonen 18-21, F 6 Responses May 10

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    I am going to focus my mind on study of English and Japanese, I want to be fluent at these two languages, and hope one day I can pick up French. My anxiety sometimes just stop me...
    Ami6 Ami6 41-45, F May 12

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    singing, just like any other skill, can be acquired through trial and error, and of course a ton of practicing. I seriously suck at singing but im looking to get better. practice...
    maddeningvalley15 maddeningvalley15 26-30, T Apr 25

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    Inattentional Blindness I try my best, everyday, to notice things about my environment, people in it (and animals as we have a dog) and other stimuli. I'm not sure if I would...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F Apr 25

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    I always knew the bulk of my ethnicity was Italian, Irish, and British. However, I was really surprised and excited when my DNA test showed that I'm 2% North African, 3% Western...
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F Apr 25

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    I am a manager and leader. I have to take a strategic approach to work and have done the same with life. I have then been beaten up by this. I am not who I thought I would be...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F Apr 26

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    I live in a small rural community. I have a disability and made the BIG mistake of trusting someone with this knowledge. I shouldn't have done that. But it's too late. I don't know...
    hartinar hartinar 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I have spent many years being someone I am not. I've been in a corporate job, convincing myself that I was happy... I've denied my creative side... my soul... what feeds me. I am...
    jeffyduke jeffyduke 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 27

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    Don't love deeply, till you make sure that the other part loves you with the same depth, because the depth of your love today, is the depth of your wound tomorrow.
    Jhayz Jhayz 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Today I woke up thinking about what I want out of life. I realized that I have put myself in an awful situation in a relationship in my life. I have compromised what I believe in...
    Hockeyplayer56 Hockeyplayer56 46-50, M Apr 27

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    I have spent my life trying to be someone else, and even pretending to be someone other than who I am, because I didn't feel I could be liked or loved for who I am. I have a rotten...
    Hockeyplayer56 Hockeyplayer56 46-50, M Apr 27

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    I'm in a Spanish class in school but during the summer my sister and I are visiting Nigeria. My dad was supposed to teach me how to speak Yoruba but he just gave me the alphabet...
    StillFlawless StillFlawless 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Credit cards. Credit scores. Wealthy tricks. Wanted lower interest rate. The agent said it could hurt my score. Me said checking. Him said yep. Was in new mexico...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 28

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    I was always a slow learner. not that I'm lazy because for mist if my life I have spent my time reading and study. never had devices to distract me until recently. I can think...
    kikimyst kikimyst 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    Finally...I'm on the road to practice driving more and hopefully get my license and buy car by the end of the year that is my goal. I know I should a learn this when I was 16 but...
    the808heartbreak the808heartbreak 18-21, F Apr 29

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    I've been told by people who are older than me that i know too much for my age, i love to learn new things every day to improve the quality of my life and others around me. I...
    Otokonoko Otokonoko 16-17, M Apr 29

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    Jack of many trades or master at one?
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 30

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    We've all done something in our lives we're ashamed of. Some of us have fallen for the wrong man. Some have let go of the right woman. There are those who have humiliated their...
    KrisKrosSk8 KrisKrosSk8 26-30, F Apr 30

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    You are beautiful. Don't measure yourself by other people's fickle standards of beauty. God made you unique.
    Elaina12 Elaina12 18-21, F 1 Response May 2

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    Sometimes I think people don't really pay attention to who they are, how they feel, how they really want to be than I realize I'm projecting and I'm the one not doing all those...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M May 2