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Yggdrasil: Like Odin, seize the magic of the Runes

Odin, the warrior magician God, seized the magic of the runes while hanging in trance in the World tree, Yggdrasil. As part of his worldwide Runes Course, Michael Conneely, author of the novel Rune Magic available on Amazon, talks about … Continue reading

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The Runes were the alphabet of the ancient Norse and other peoples of Northern Europe. But they are also Gateways to new ways of being, ways of bringing in needed change. Welcome to the wonderful world of Odin, the Norns, Freya, … Continue reading

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Rune Magic – a novel by Michael Conneely

Rune Magic by Michael James Conneely: The Seeress prophesied at the beginning of time that the Gods of Asgard will not survive the final battle; the Nine Worlds are heading to destruction; beauty and order will fail. As the forces … Continue reading

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Thurisaz, the Rune of Defence

The 3rd Rune of the Norse Alphabet is Thurisaz. It focuses on the issue of defence. Can we defend ourselves adequately? Alternatively, are we too aggressive or defensive? Working with the Rune Thurisaz helps us work out what our relationship … Continue reading

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The Ancient Norse Creation Story and the Novel ‘Rune Magic’ by Michael Conneely

The Ancient Norse travelled Northwards from an unknown point of origin identified as being Central Asia and the Russian Steppe and they settled in Scandinavia, conquering the indigenous people. Human settlement in Scandinavia dates back 7,000 years but they arrived … Continue reading

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Runes, the alphabet of the Ancient Norse: entities from the unmanifest

I teach a certificated distance learning course on the runes, and I was meditating beside the North Sea yesterday on the entities whom Odin drew forth from the unmanifest to be represented by the Runes. The history of the Norse … Continue reading

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Os is the Rune of Speech

Os is the Rune of Speech.  When we achieve the higher speech of leadership and spiritual vision, this Rune is called Ansuz. Such is the power of the framework the Runes offer us to understand and transform our lives, the … Continue reading

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