For the week of  15 May 2016

Keen specificity is called for this week.

Four Weekly Runecasts for $5, Soul Intent ArtsIngwaz (or Inguz) is the half-month rune through 29 May. Mannaz is the stave indicating the planet’s needs, and Ansuz is the intuitive stave. Read right to left is Ingwaz, Mannaz, then Ansuz.

The half-month rune is set by the runic calendar, and governs for a tad over two weeks. The planetary stave indicates the state of the planet. The intuitive stave indicates the life force most available to us, which brings the focus of the half-month rune into sharper focus for the present week. It suggests how we can handle these energies.

Following is a summary of The Weekly Rune. Read the full runecast for more details on how these runes impact human life force over the next week, and how to best manage the curves and twists.

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The beginning of the year saw some adversity with  the runes, particularly indicating a great deal of external change, then later internal adjustment. Ingwaz represents the sacred seed manifest, though Mannaz and Ansuz bring quite granular demands in living the results of that.

We enter our time with Ingwaz with a precious yet hard-won gift. Ingwaz is the sacred seed, which I think of as the infinite essence of something, in the palm of our hand. That sounds wonderful and powerful, yet fantastic things can hurt badly if not tempered with wisdom and common sense. The story of what Ingwaz is and can become has been shaped by our recent experiences with Isa and Mannaz.

Think back to our time with Isa, which would have been the end of last year, specifically mid-November through mid-December. What began then as an idea or newly turned dynamic at that time–a potential–is coming or has come to fruition now. Look again to what life was serving during Mannaz, which was mid to late April. What began with Isa took a significant turn in our favor or control during Mannaz. We came into resources or support that wasn’t available, prior.

To learn more about Ingwaz and its connection to Isa and , read the full runecast. Have it delivered to you first, four times a month, for as little as $5!

"We don't heal in isolation, but in community." Kelley Harrell, Soul Intent ArtsFunny that given the role it plays in the manifestation of Ingwaz, Mannaz is the planet’s need. This tells me that while we have come through our own personal rebirth, the planet is still in that process. As we needed to call in tribe and new resources to support us during the visit of Mannaz as the half-month rune last month, we now need to consider what we can offer the planet as its community.

This week, consider how to give to what the planet needs, without projecting into or trying to know what that is.

Ansuz as the intuitive stave indicates particular need to speak personal truth, this week. We’re coming round the peak of Mercury retrograde, along with a collection of other masculine-dominant planetary rumblings. It’s okay to feel the pinch of those, and still maintain personal power. It can be done, and one way to do that is to make sure that what’s spoken, written, or otherwise put forward into being is what’s truly meant, intended, and desired.

While Ansuz fosters that we speak our truth, it also portends a climate in which that truth can be better heard. Take time this week to think about what’s come full circle with Ingwaz, how we create tribe for the planet to anchor that sacred seed, and how we create the space in which it prospers with our words.

Read the full runecast.