For the week of 29 May 2016
This week deals in graceful endings.
Othala is the half-month rune through 14 June. I changed up the order of the staves this week, leaving Eihwaz as the intuitive stave, and Tiwaz as the stave indicating the planet’s needs. Read right to left is Othala, Eihwaz, then Tiwaz.
The half-month rune is set by the runic calendar, and governs for a tad over two weeks. 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. The planetary stave indicates the state of the planet.
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. The last couple of weeks with Ingwaz brought us the sacred seed manifest. The sun’s movement into Othala indicates that it’s time we know what to do with it.
We last discussed Ingwaz as a time of realizing who we are, how we can be of service in our time here. Othala asks us to deepen that perspective of service, and to see it as a legacy. Most interpret this stave simple as ‘inheritance,’ and indeed it does tap into matters of estate, having such affairs in order, and being aware of lineage. From a shamanic standpoint, it asks that we turn to the Ancestors.
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Indeed, Eihwaz points to this being a transformational time. Also a death rune, it’s emphasis is more on realizing we, alone, lead ourselves through life. Closely connected with the True Self, or High Self as some call it, through the transition of Eihwaz, we come into our own wisdom. We realize the value of our own awareness sits comfortably with that of guides, gods, ancestors.
In the placement of energy available to humans this week, we have to accept change, which for this time points to the ending of some cherished thing. Given its position between Othala and Tiwaz, it is likely an internal sacrifice–a habit, belief, way of holding consciousness. Expect shedding of the way self is regarded.
Tiwaz was the rune of emphasis, last week. This week is sits in the place of the planet’s needs, informing us that some radical change in plans is needed. As this is a survivor rune, this is an external sloughing off of some precious thing. If it wasn’t precious, letting it go wouldn’t be so significant. Also with Tiwaz, the highest reward can’t come until this release happens. It’s challenging for humans to let go of some fond thing, even with clear assuredness that something better suited and more dear will come.
The planet is telling us that we have to see it through her eyes, her expression of herself, and not our projection of what we want her to be, what we think she is. There is brutal honesty in letting go of our assumptions about Earth. We managed to adapt to realizing she wasn’t flat. What can we learn about her truth now?
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