Like everyone else on the planet, I have worries. They generally involve concerns over the safety and well-being of my family, friends, and home.
Creating something positive is my instinctive response to worrying. For today’s project, nature provided a great canvas for me—simple river rocks found in the wash (if you don’t live in Arizona, think ditch or culvert) tumbled in from who-knows-where during our annual monsoons.
I made protective rune rocks to stand guardian near the access points to our home and property. This is a project I’ve done before, but the need to make a new set directly correlates to the mounting worries in my head. It’s time to let some of my concerns go.
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Appropriate runes representing protection found here gave me a series that felt right to me. After drawing them, my Dremel tool worked perfectly for carving the symbols. The rock in the picture is shiny because I washed away the dust from the carving process. The rocks are placed discretely near doors, gates, and so on to prevent anyone stumbling over them—which would certainly contradict their purpose.
Knowing I’ve done something besides just common-sense protection efforts makes me feel our personal space is truly a sanctuary and only good can cross our boundary lines. I’m doing my best to keep all that’s precious to me safe.