Ansuz

(A: The As, ancestral god, i.e. Odin, Wisdom, Knowledge, Stability.) This represents, God or Breath. It is the rune of the Nordic God, Odin.  A revealing message or insight, communication. Signals, inspiration, enthusiasm, speech, true vision, power of words and naming. Blessings, the taking of advice. Good health, harmony, truth, wisdom. 

Alternate Names: Os, Ass, Ansur
Ancient Meaning: Name of Odin
Keywords: Order, rebirth, consciousness, knowledge, wisdom, mental agility, communication, creative expression, and reason
Description:
Ansuz represents mankind’s spiritual connection to God and the universe. It is often referred to as the “God Rune.” This Rune embodies reason, truth and justice. It denotes the coming of knowledge and true counsel from a higher authority.

Reversed Description:
Ansuz reversed denotes failed communications and missed opportunities to become more in harmony with the universe. Your path may be unclear at this time. False advice and malicious rumors may be afoot. Ansuz reversed is  misunderstanding, delusion, manipulation by others, boredom. Vanity and grandiloquence. (Odin is a mighty, but duplicitous god. He always has his own agenda.)

Astrological Correspondence: Gemini
Tarot Correspondence: The Hierophant and The Hermit  (some believe ~ Death)
Gods/Goddesses: Odin
Color: Dark Blue
Tree: Ash
Herb: Fly agaric
Stones: Lapis Lazuli
Animals: Wolf, raven, horse, vulture, eagle, hawk, falcon, bear, tiger, cheetah, cat, hound, fox, butterfly, parrot, mockingbird, cockatoo, emu, snake, turkey, bat, scorpion
Element: Air
Magic influences:
Increases magical powers and instinctive abilities
Gets in touch with divine power and knowledge
Communication with the divine within
Creative inspiration
Assistance in times of change
Ability to change form and work closely with power animals