Elder Futhark Runes

The Elder Futhark is the oldest of the runic alphabet systems and was in use from the second to eighth centuries, before giving way to the Younger Futhark and Anglo-Saxon Futhorc. We don’t actually have any direct evidence for the names of these runes, but there have been reconstructions made using Proto-Germanic, Old Norse and Old English. What is known is that as well as being used as a writing system, runes were probably used for magic in some way from their earliest appearance.

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The Tarot cards began as a Hindu religious custom, keeping religious texts on cards, bound together by string. The cards were illustrated to explain the basic elements of the faith to the populace who were, at the time, largely illiterate. It is highly likely that they were brought to Europe by gypsies, migrating from Asia and as they spread so too did the Tarot, both as a card game, and as a fortune telling device.

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Candle Divination

If you want to know the future of a relationship, try using candle divination. Think about your relationship, what it means to you and what you’d like to know about the future. Light a candle and gaze into the flame while holding those thoughts in your mind. Watch the candle flame and compare to the list below to get your answer.

Rises straight up: A good sign, you should continue with confidence.

Rises to the left: Proceed only with caution, else stop and wait for better timing.

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