I had mentioned in my last blog post that would be pulling one rune a week to learn more about them.My first rune was Perthro, Peorth.A rune of mystery and change.Which was the perfect rune to begin with, I was starting out learning and studying the mysteries of these runes.It was a beginning for me, a beginning full of mystery.
Mannaz - human- Again we have another reversed Rune presenting us with an opportunity to go deeper within. As Mannaz reminds us of the strength in human connection, the power of acting with All That Is, so it's merkstave position calls us to be aware of when we are not connected, when we don't feel part of the greater flow. Note that Mannaz is pictured upright, or bright-stave.
Last week, Eihwaz encouraged us to change, and Mannaz may be asking us to sit with the effects of that change. It calls us to put down rational thinking and go with gut feeling, which for some may be frightening to do.