Taking Up the Runes

Taking Up the Runes: A Complete Guide to Using Runes in Spells, Rituals, Divination & Magic, by Diana L. Paxson, from Red Wheel/Weiser, ISBN 1578633257. Similar to Hebrew letters in that each symbol contains a meaning that transcends its original function as a letter, the runes are a sacred alphabet of symbols with a variety of uses. Paxson delves into both the ancient and contemporary uses and meanings of each rune, with dozens of rituals and spells for all levels of ability. Readers discover that the real power of the runes comes from inside, when we find the wisdom and power within each symbol and internalize them