The tenth rune of the Elder Futhark. ⁣It is the rune of need. After change (Hagalaz) comes, you need to figure out how to move forward. Nauthiz is need over want. It asks us to work with our limitations and rely on ourselves to persevere and overcome—or innovate a clever way around. It is the need that must be met, one way or another, to move through confusion and into acceptance. It is culturally linked (though not attested) with the goddess Sigyn, victory woman, lady of endurance and fidelity. She shows us how doing what must be done, through love and loyalty, brings us into right action with ourselves and others. ⁣


The fifth rune of the first aett of the Elder Futhark. ⁣It is the rune of journeys; it is the pathways we walk with both mind and body. Those who study tarot will find it shares similar energy with “The Chariot” of the major arcana. It is interested in the choices you make to get where you’re going and the journey you’re on while you get there. It is the rune of travelers of all kinds. ⁣


The merchant’s stone! A popular stone well known for prosperity and positivity. In its natural state, it grows as quartz with some small iron inclusions that give it its golden hues! Some associations are wealth, confidence, success, and joy. ⁣⁣


Allspice is a friend to the kitchen witch; it’s something cooks tend to have on hand in the spice rack. Using 7 whole allspice is said to bring good luck; when used in conjunction with nutmeg and cinnamon, it’s said to attract money! Some associations of allspice are energy, virility, manifestation, and determination, too. ⁣⁣