rune pairs: mannaz | jera

©2021 Michael Raven

spiral dancing
through time, space
potential arising
we will stretch together
to reach the stars
when they align
again

mannaz: mind and memory, intelligence, divinity in self, mind’s eye, self-actualization

jera: growth solstice, the power of time, cyclic nature, patience

Note: For the purposes of these pieces, I am drawing exactly two runes each day, reviewing their suggested interpretations from several sources (listed above for each) in an attempt to meditate on their potential meanings as they might relate to each other. There is no divinatory question being considered, but merely an investigation into the relationships the runes might suggest as they come together. For these exercises, I am not considering the murkstave implications from the drawing, but focusing exclusively on the core concepts. At a later date I may consider the implications presented by a reversed rune — possibly when I start casting the runes in a more traditional way — but I am more intent on learning the primary meanings and making connections via wyrd at this time.

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