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Thurisaz Bane of Obstacles Tarot Spread

Apropos yesterday's solar eclipse ritual which involved the rune Thurisaz, I was reminded that I created some rune Tarot spreads on my old blog a while back, including one for Thurisaz to help  smash through any obstacles.

 Thurisaz Bane of Obstacles Rune Tarot Spread

1. What obstacle/difficulty I am called to overcome now for the Highest Good
2. Resistance within myself to overcoming this obstacle
3. Opposing forces in the world around me
4. How to focus my energy in order to be victorious
5. What temptation to avoid as I strike full force

This rune tarot spread was originally published on where you can also find an article about the Thurisaz rune.

Sample Reading with the Modern Witch Tarot 

1. What obstacle/difficulty I am called to overcome now - Justice: Social conditioning, law & order. Fear of breaking the rules. Thinking that the 'highest good' equals being another brick in the wall.
2. Resistance within myself to overcoming this obstacle - Temperance: Fear of chaos. Wanting to keep things as they were. Valuing order over chaos which leads to stasis/stagnation.
3. Opposing forces in the world around me - 10 of Pentacles: Society's legacy and expectations on me to leave a similar legacy behind.
4. How to focus my energy in order to be victorious - 8 of Wands: I know my own will now so I just need to focus it. My will is to bring back ancient wisdom that honours the Earth Mother.
5. What temptation to avoid as I strike full force - King of Swords: The temptation to think I know more than I do or to want to come across as if I do.


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