Runic Astrology March 20th – 26th: What do the runes have in store for you this week?

By Randi Bjærum

Runic astrologer Randi Bjærum uses the ancient Viking practice to forecast your love, money, career, style and health every Sunday

Divination in runes is an ancient art that can be traced back to the Norse God Odin. Old scriptures show that the Vikings then continued this tradition - they even used used rune symbols in jewellery, clothing and weapons to boost their energy.


When we're born, we all get our own rune stone (find yours here). This birth rune indicates the abilities, talents and resources that you bring into your life.

But as the universe is constantly changing, daily, weekly or monthly runic astrology can tell you how events, actions and things affect your life. It can also reveal what energies, events and changes are occurring, and how you can best act on them. A runic horoscope is a guide to your spiritual journey and a guide on how to live life to the fullest.

Fehu (29th June – 14th July)

Monday's new moon will help you uncover what you should prioritise in the coming weeks. But it’s one thing to know your next step, and quite another to take it. Talk things though with someone you trust, someone who has your best interests at heart. An unexpected connection could inspire you to embrace new methods.

Uruz (14th July – 29th July)

Your personal life may face scrutiny in connection with Monday's new moon. You and your family, or possibly your partner, may be in the midst of a restructuring. Something that has been concealed from you will come up to the surface on Thursday.

Thurisaz (29th July – 13th August)

Strong forces are at work in the universe this week. You are facing a crossroads. You could start to change your outlook on life, or question a vision you have had. The universe uncovers all things that have yet been unsettled, causing your thinking to go sideways. If you have a desire to get involved in something new, now is the time to gather information about it.

Ansuz (13th August – 29th August)

Be open to any new impulses that come to you during Monday's new moon. The energies in the second half of the week will help to illuminate the way forward. If there is a lot you want to change and you don't quite know where to start, a self-examination can bring you more in tune with yourself and your needs.

Raidho (29th August – 13th September)

There are big things in the works. A growth in your income will come to you, either from developments at work. or from a completely new avenue.For some, the benefit will come from a possible increase in your partner's income. A favourable agreement could be drawn up in the next few days. Consider it carefully, the changes you make now may be long lasting and perhaps even permanent.

Kenaz (13th September – 28th September)

Your daily life will be smooth and you will feel more freedom of movement than before. The time has come to lay out your healthy habits. The truth comes to the surface in the second half of the week. If you have tried to deceive yourself or others, the facts will speak for you. It's time to get back on track.

Gebo (28th September – 13th October)

If you expect your partner or others close to you to understand what you feel, you must speak clearly. The week could offer a new acquaintance with a romantic undertone. Relationships you start now may turn out to be long-lasting and perhaps even permanent, so be sure of yourself before taking action.

Wunjo (13th October – 28th October)

There will be increased attention to close relationships, both private and professional, in connection with Monday's new moon. In intimate relationships, discussions about how you should relate to each other in public may arise. On Thursday, external feedback may be important to consider.

Hagalaz (28th October – 13th November)

Use the time constructively in the first half of the week and get rid of any important tasks early. You will have much greater activity in the second half of the week. An important shift is taking place in the universe and it is vital that you become part of it. Your health, daily routines and work situation will come into focus and must be reassessed. Changes you make now can become permanent.

Nauthiz (13th November – 28th November)

At work or in everyday life, it's time to speak plainly. Monday's new moon will bring up something that has been simmering beneath the surface. Get ahold of it once and for all. The changes taking place in the universe this week say that if you don't get a grasp on it in this round, it will come back to you even stronger in the next.

Isa (28th November – 13th December)

Be open to new interests coming to you in connection with Monday's new moon. It is time to try a new form of exercise during the next week. The time has also come to make a choice in connection with a flirtation. What you decide now can become a permanent choice. Trust your own feelings.

Jera (13th December – 28th December)

Be spontaneous and playful when meeting strangers, there are great opportunities right now for you to meet your soul mate. You may even find yourself surprised by your experiences. New people could appear where you least expect it. Although this may lead you in a new direction, enjoy these days and let your creativity flow.

Eihwaz (28th December – 13th January)

The starry sky indicates that the time has come to establish some permanent structures with things that concern you very closely. Whether it concerns marriage, contracts or routines, it is time to find common ground. As a result, a dormant conflict may finally rise to the surface. Take hold of it.

Perthro (13th January – 28th January)

You may have certain expectations that others will stand up for you, but right now it's your turn to offer yourself. Do something nice for those you are closest with in connection with Monday's new moon and during the coming weeks. Creativity lies in the ability to make a lot out of a little. Give of yourself more than usual.

Algiz (28th January – 13th February)

You want to communicate with ease and perform well in relationship to your environment, likely causing you to place too much energy into being validated and accepted. A moment of irritation, one that you’ve struggled to forget, may rise to the surface again. Get over it once and for all. If you brush it under the rug now, it will only come back much stronger in a few months.

Sowilo (13th February – 27th February)

You feel a need to share your ideas just now, but remember to first think about who you can trust. Monday's new moon sends you many good ideas. You will get more answers of how to approach them concretely in the second half of the week. Something you overhear could sharpen your senses and interest. Consider it carefully.

Teiwaz (27th February – 14th March)

You feel a need for more luxury in your day to day. Hold off on making any hasty decisions in connection with Monday's new moon. What seems tempting and important now may be less important later on. Your values ​​are changing. Creating long-term security will become more important to you.

Berkano (14th March – 30th March)

Your finances may receive a little boost in connection with Monday's new moon. In the second half of the week, the universe will indicate how that new situation will materialise going forward. Spend time planning how you could use your resources even better. New knowledge may be necessary.

Ehwaz (30th March – 14th April)

An increase in attention towards yourself and that which is yours will create more energy for you in connection with Monday's new moon and the time ahead. You could please others, but please yourself first. It is time to develop your qualities and talents and this could lead you to change your course in the long run. Signals in the second half of the week will give you a clue as to where that road should go.

Mannaz (14th April – 29th April)

Those who you are closest to probably do not know what you feel on a particular matter. Express your thoughts and feelings in connection with Monday's new moon in a matter-of-fact and calm way in order to achieve what you want. Then, you can receive improvements that will benefit you in the long run. Changes you make in the second half of the week could become long-lasting.

Laguz (29th April – 14th May)

There is a lot occurring on the unconscious plane this week. Something you are working on finding a solution for can come to you more easily if you take the time to meditate a little in the first half of the week. Choose your words carefully when meeting a stranger. More things exist between heaven and earth than in a first encounter.

Ingwaz (14th May – 29th May)

You should take care to get enough rest in the first half of the week as your social life will pick up in the second half. Lucky developments may take place on a personal level. If you are invited to something nice, take the plunge, even if it you don’t think it would suit you so well in the first place. Someone you meet now could become a permanent part of your life.

Othala (29th May – 14th June)

Your opinions might be misunderstood in a group you belong to in connection with Monday's new moon. You can prevent this by being very aware of what you say and write. If you take these things into account, you can more easily get your message across. Have the plan ready by the second half of the week. The universe is facing a shift and so are you. Enjoy!

Dagaz (14th June – 29th June)

Your opinions in an organisation, group or network may be questioned in the first half of the week. Whether you agree with it or not, there may be signals that your interests lie more in personal gain than in the collective plan. Go for the eternal and stand by your choices!