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Rune Stone Meanings

 

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PROTECTION
 

 

Right Side 

Protection and shelter, things are stopped before they get to you. New beginnings protect what has been worked for, divine aspirations and a strong symbol of protection or a spiritual and physical level.

Opposite

Avoid danger which may be caused by another person. 

 

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DIVINE 

Right Side 

A time to expect the unexpected, new beginnings and communications, messengers, signals and gifts from the Divine.  A guarantee of harmony and order.  A warning to protect yourself before attempting to come to the aid of others. Your faith will always get you through the bad times.

Opposite

A warning against an older person causing trouble or playing tricks and games.  Think carefully before accepting any advice. 

 

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BIRTH 

Right Side

New birth and new beginnings.  Although it can be indicative of an actual birth or marriage it can also refer to personal growth and development and the prosperity of an enterprise.  It can indicate the start of something special and to facilitate this, trust and any doubts must be cleansed before moving forward. 

Opposite 

Hurdles or problems getting in the way of the birth or start of something and warns of stagnation. 

 

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DAY 

Right Side 

Harmonious unexpected success. It is a beacon of light bringing forth clarity, success and abundance in life. It is important to look at both sides before making any decisions. The time is right to embark upon a new project, pay attention and be cautious on the journey.

Opposite

Tread carefully and conserve energy. 

 

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YEW 

Right Side 

Cycle of life, regeneration and rebirth. Patience is needed to work through a period of stagnation. Old ways will pass giving rise to the new.

Opposite

Nostalgia and a hankering for the past.  It can also represent emotional problems linked to the death of a loved one.

 

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GIFT 

Right Side 

Generosity and the giving and receiving of gifts, Partnerships and relationships are blessed.  People unite and relationships move to a deeper level, bringing better communication and balance.

Opposite

Harm to friendship, separations and self centred behaviour.

 

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HAILSTONE 

Right Side 

It is a time of upheaval, disruption and general bad luck.  There will be setbacks and problems all which need to be endured in order to come through on the other side. This is about transformation, time for learning as the restrictions are being lifted from your current phase in life.

Opposite 

Uncontrollable events leading to delays. 

 

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FERTILITY  

Right Side 

Peace and prosperity, Projects, ideas and even people reach their full potential.  Matters come to a head and problems are resolved. The heart and home are protected. Also family reunions are very common with this rune.

Opposite

Need to be more diligent and that progress is being blocked.

 

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ICE
 

Right Side 

Obstacles and mental blocks.  It is a barrier stopping or preventing, while warning against proceeding. Patience and acceptance is needed to ride this out. This rune intensifies the meaning of any other runes associated with it.

Opposite

Coldness which gives rise to conflict and arguments. By acting positively the ice be melted. 

 

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HARVEST 

Right Side 

Harvest, fertility and the turning wheel, success, an abundant year and the cycles of nature and life.  Projects will succeed although plans cannot be rushed and patience must be observed.  Effort reaps its reward. What goes around comes around and now it’s coming around to you.

 Opposite 

Matters come to a head. 

 

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FIRE
 

Right Side 

Renewed light after a period of darkness or confusion. Also represents creative fire and artistic impulse. This provides with the light to see things more clearly.

Opposite

Block on creativity, possible health issues, fever, abscesses, ulcers amd physical or mental issues. 

 

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WATER 

Right Side 

Unconscious intuition and mystery, some levels of psychic ability and the courage to trust in hunches. Except what is happening, let things be, try not to interfere. It can also mean Calmer waters after a tough time at sea.

Opposite

Stormy waters and emotional turmoil. 

 

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MANKIND 

Right Side 

Life experiences and lessons learned from the past need to be used to not go down the same path. It suggests that the middle path should be sought and followed and it also refers to family matters. 

Opposite 

Lack of common sense.  A need for solace and isolation, particularly from family.

 

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NEED

Right Side 

Limitation and patience. Necessity, need, absence, sadness, tiredness.  Much hard work and patience is needed to work through the pain and strife, but the experience must be treated as a period of learning in order to overcome difficulty rather than becoming bitter. There is a warning against greed and desire as this will only prove destructive. Also restriction in place as it’s not the right time to move forward right now.

Opposite

Warns against hasty decisions and careful thought about any pending commitment.

 

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ANCESTRAL PROPERTY

Right Side 

Inheritance and the discarding of traditional well worn ways in order to move forward.  It symbolises mental and spiritual heritage, property and old traditions and family values. Although something may have to be given up or lost in order to acquire property or an estate, the wise use of resources is indicated here.

Opposite

Family disputes and break ups, problems with parents and possibly arguments or problems with any inheritances.

 

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MYSTERY

Right Side 

Mystery and things not being quite what they seem.  It is a time to experience the unexpected and live for the now.  Situations can go either way, knowledge and skill is what is needed to help you find the right outcome. A game that is played between "desire and destiny" and revelation.

Opposite

Hidden things that are revealed and cast out into the open.

 

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WHEEL

Right Side

Personal development and transformation.  This rune is indicative of journeys and travel.  The journeys may be of a physical or spiritual nature, but either way will bring about some positive developments. Ensure your energy is channelled in the right direction.

Opposite 

Delays and possibly difficult journeys.  Time for learning as there are important lessons that need to be learned.

 

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HORSE

Right Side 

Travel and change, possibly of job, career, residence or maybe all three. Loyalty amongst friends and unbreakable bonds. It may also indicate spiritual journeys and faith in one's destiny.

Opposite

Warns of a restlessness and a desire to escape by travelling or moving away from the problem - a passage away from pain.

 

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FORTUNE

Right Side 

Good fortune, material stability, security, wealth. Feeds and nourishes on both the spiritual and material planes.  However it takes responsibility to keep what you have. Sharing is an essential part of good fortune, it maintains harmony.

Opposite 

At a standstill, lack of balance and possibly some form of loss.

 

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SUN

Right Side 

Health, energy, wealth and happiness and contact with one's higher self.  Now is the time to use the sun's energy for healing and growth to move forward without any obstacles.

Opposite

Warns of the possibility of carelessness or recklessness leading to ill health or danger.

 

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THORN

Right Side 

Negative change, contemplation and conflict. Strength may be found by observing the past and the now. Do not resist the change as this rune also symbolizes protection, security and good news. 

Opposite

A thorn bush can indicate dangers of a smaller less significant kind.  Unfavourable news or a sense of feeling vulnerable.

 

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TRY  

Right Side 

Bravery and steadfastness in the face of any adversity. New partnerships will produce great things.  Energy, contentment and passion. Self knowledge, faith, victory and success in law and war as long as you were in the right to start with.

Opposite

Frustrations and quarrels that sap the strength.

 

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POWER

Right Side

 Creativity, strength, stamina, healing and sexual energy.  Also represents the death of a cycle, out with the old and in with the new. When we use this to help others it can bring rewards and satisfaction.

Opposite

Opportunities that have passed by, possible health problems and a lack of progress in certain areas.

 

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JOY

Right Side

Material and emotional gain, through diligence.  It also indicates comfort and renewed energy.  Situations will change for the better. Can also indicate good news is on the way.

Opposite

Conflicts and changes that are not positive.  It is a warning to anticipate strife in certain situations.