The ninth rune of the Elder Futhark, representing the letter h.
This is the first rune of the second aett: the aett of Hagalaz.... Hagalaz means "hail" and hail is a substance consisting of frozen water and air, although it is not as hard or dense as ice. Every farmer knows what hail can do to the crops: it is a destructive natural force.
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Deborah Blake, author of several books, including The Everyday Witch's Coven and the new Llewellyn's Little Book of Witchcraft.
I love the Llewellyn's Little Books series, so I was thrilled when my...