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Stones Of Memory

Stones Of Memory

As I've shared in previous posts, my mother rune is Hagall (which literally translates to hailstone). In the Younger Futhark Scandinavian rune poem of my ancestors, Hagall is linked with remembrance of the old ways and olden times. It is also conn

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The Empty Force

The Empty Force

I've previously written about my mother rune Hagall, my birth rune. In this post I share a poem I wrote over two decades ago which corresponds to my father rune Ing, also known as the Empty Force in the martial arts. Indeed, the Empty Force is consid

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Old European Rune Roots

Old European Rune Roots

In previous posts I compared the Old European paleolithic cave art symbols to letters of ancient western civilization alphabets and to the Hebrew tropes. In this post I mark the Old European cave symbols as roots of the Celto-Germanic runes of my anc

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My Birth Rune

My Birth Rune

Known as the "Mother Rune" by many runologists, the Younger Futhark Old Norse rune Hagall (corresponding to Hagalaz of the Elder Futhark and to Anglo-Saxon Haegl) is most often associated with the goddess Hel (a goddess of Death as are both shadowy S

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Marks of the Mothers

Marks of the Mothers

Symbols from left to right, top to bottom: Row 1 - Asterisk, Aviform, Circle, Claviform, Cordiform, Crosshatch, Cruciform, Cupule Row 2 - Dot, Finger Fluting, Flabelliform, Half-Circle, Line, Negative Hand, Open-Angle, Oval Row 3 - Pectiform, P

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The Mastermind's Valknut

The Mastermind's Valknut

One way to decode the meaning of the Valknut, an iconic symbol of Odin and Odin's power, is to envision it as representing the successful personal psycho-synthesis of the three spiritual modes of consciousness characteristic of the Old European shama

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