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A Thanksgiving Rededication - Awen Witch's Mark

A Thanksgiving Rededication - Awen Witch's Mark

With loving thanksgiving to and in honor of my Old European, Pre-Celtic, Celtic, Pictish and Druidic maternal genetic lineage, today I pulled out my Ogham stave sets and am working with them again. Ruis is the fid I drew in today's thanksgiving renewing and rededicating divination - it initiates my own transition and return to the Ogham as my primary divination tool. Ruis is the mark of the witch, elder wisdom and a fid of Awen. Blessed be the Disir, Ancestral Mothers, Guardians and Wise Women - to those of my own I personally and wholeheartedly give thanks this Thanksgiving.

Ruis Associations:

Reddening, Red
Fierce Power
Awen Spark of Inspiration, Creativity and Artistry
Mature Wisdom
Experiential Knowledge
Elder Mother, Crone
Elder, the Witch's Tree
Goddess Consciousness
Regeneration, Rejuvenation, Healing
Renewal, Rebirth
13th Month
Transition, Transformation
Otherworld Communication
Shamanic Journeying

Ruis, alternatively Ruadh (Scottish-Gaelic) and *Rowdo- (Proto-Celtic), is derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *h₁rewdʰ- (*h₁reudʰ-) and derived terms *h₁réwdʰ-it-os, *h₁rowdʰ-ós , *roudos (Celtic), *raudaz (Germanic).