THE THIRD RUNE OF THE ELDER FUTHARK
Rune of Thor, god of thunder and strength.
Old German: Thurisaz – (‘Colossus, giant’)
staronordycka – Thurs – (‘Colossus, giant’)
Old English – Thorn – (“Spike, thorn”)
Gothic: Thuith – (“The Only One”)
other: Thurisa, Thurisar, Thorunisaz, Tythe, Durisaz,
Character: Energy and reversible
Colours: brown, bright red, yellow
Plant: oak, blackthorn, houseleek
Phase of the Moon: full
Positive: will to act, defence, protection, strength (also sexual), overcoming the difficulties, decision making, power, resistance, defeating enemies, vitality, resourcefulness, solstice, test, challenge authority
Negative: violence, anger, aggression, abuse of power, excess of ego, megalomania, overestimation of their skills, nerves, stress
Manage your power wisely. Do not accumulate bad feelings secretly . Do not be afraid to leave the past behind and to open for the future.
Rune is tied ro both the thorn and giants (thurs). Spike can either stab, prick or tear as well as provide protection (e.g. a hedgehog or the hedge). Thurisaz tells us to decide how we will use our power.
Rune’s image was adapted from Mrooczlandia http://www.mrooczlandia.com/darmowe/index.php?plik=karty_runiczne