I love reading the personal insights of others regarding the Runes. I am still very much a beginner and am currently struggling to find time so am hoping that after my relocation in 2017, I will have some more time up my sleeve and I will definitely be utilising the ‘Recommended Reading List’ that is in an earlier post.

If you are not already following Rune Lore For All, you need to get over and follow it for your own benefit.

For now please enjoy Sowilo.

Rune Lore for All! (Rúnafræði fyrir alla!)

SolElder Futhark: Sowilo
Anglo-Saxon Futhorc: Sigel
Younger Futhark: Sol
Armanen Futhork: Sig

Letter : S

Number: 16

Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem :

The sun is ever a joy in the hopes of seafarers, when they journey away over the fishes’ bath, until the courser of the deep bears them to land.

Old Icelandic Rune Poem :

Sun is the shield of the clouds and shining ray and destroyer of ice.

Norwegian Rune Poem :

Sun is the light of the world; I bow to the divine decree.

Armanen (18 Spell Songs of Óðinn) :

An eleventh I know: if haply I lead my old comrades out to war, I sing ‘neath the shields, and they fare forth mightily safe into battle, safe out of battle, and safe return from the strife.

My Runic Insights

Sowilo is the rune of the sun. Sowilo is a victory rune. It is a victory over those things which hold us back. Sowilo represents the…

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