(I: Ice.) A challenge or frustration. Psychological blocks to thought or activity, including grievances. Standstill, or a time to turn inward and wait for what is to come, or to seek clarity. This rune reinforces runes around it.
Alternate Names: Icz, Iss, Is
Ancient Meaning: Cosmic cohesion
Keywords: Statis-quo, constraint, massive force, gradual integration, delay
The Ice Rune, represents stagnation and a passionless existence. Your life’s course may seem blurry at the moment, but if you persevere you will move onto better days.
Reversed Description: NONE (Isa cannot be reversed, but may lie in opposition): Ego-mania, dullness, blindness, dissipation. Treachery, illusion, deceit, betrayal, guile, stealth, ambush, plots.
Astrological Correspondence: Moon
Tarot Correspondence: The High Priestess, The Hermit, The Hanged Man
Gods/Goddesses: Rime, Verdandi, Skadi
Stones: Milky Quartz, Clear Quartz, Opal, Moonstone
Animals: Polar bear, whale, walrus, elephant (mammoth), manatee, bald eagle, sea gull, turtle, anaconda, water buffalo, reindeer, clam, moose, penguin
Concentration and purpose
Ability to recognize patterns
Slows down energy without stopping it
Balances the ego
Increased awareness of how things work in harmony
Increased awareness of possible dangers