Welcome back for another segment of exploring the magic of the runes!
The next symbol in The Elder Futhark script is Thurisaz (thoo-ree-sahz).
The keywords are: Protection, warning, contemplation, decisions and luck.
Thurisaz is mainly concerned with aspects of protection and resistance to danger and other unwanted circumstances. The shape of this runic symbol represents a thorn on a branch. It symbolizes the wisdom of choosing a defensive stance, rather than rushing to attack an adversary.
If you go into a challenging or potentially dangerous situation, you can surround yourself with a shield of protective energy, carry a talisman, and be extra mindful of your environment and your actions. Taking these measures is often enough to deter potential attackers from trying to harm or take advantage of you. Consider this rune as a stern but friendly warning to be alert to potential danger.
Another common interpretation of Thurisaz indicates you…
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