This all started with my friend coming over a while back for dinner. The day before she came, I got a very sudden obsession with runes. I didn't really know what they were at first and it was completely out of no where, but I ended up writing each one out on a piece of paper.
My friend agreed to let me do a reading for her, but I'd never done one before so I was slightly clueless. I let her draw five runes at random and read them in order. I didn't do a proper rune reading-setting them up, reading them in relation to the surrounding runes- I went with what felt right.
We went online to find an interpretation of them and we disagreed on the meaning; she said something vague about happiness, and I told her her grandmother was going to die shortly.
I saw each interpretation and some words just... Stood out and shone. I knew the meaning of each perfectly. I told her it was her fathers mother, it was illness and she was going to die soon. I also said Thursday and the 13th were important. I told her next chance to see her would be her last.
I got a message from her not long after she'd left to say she got home to some bad news; her grandmother on her fathers side was taken gravely ill. She died on the 13th and had her funeral on one of the following Thursdays... The last time she saw her.
For a while I wanted to stay away from runes as the reading terrified me, until I saw a bag of runes in a shop and bought them on a whim. I got a book to go, and started to study the means and names (the book was different to the website I used at first) and used the set up they taught. And I couldn't predict anything! None of it made sense, none of it was as clear as my first reading. In the end I put the runes away.
Last night, I had a sudden weird need to read the runes that I hadn't touched in ages. I couldn't think about anything else until I pulled the box I keep them in out and took the bag of runes out. There was eight pieces of paper at the bottom with runes on, though I had no idea if I'd left them there before. I laid them out and memorised them instantly but still felt I should use my runes.
That reading I took was one of the most intense reading I'd ever had. I was shaking as I put all of the runes face down, closed my eyes and ran my hands over them. I did it like the first reading, no set ups or fancy structures.
I could see in my minds eye which stones I needed to pick up from the pile, they had a gold glow though I could not see the actual rune. I pick the ones I saw in my mind (I could feel their energy on my hand) and took them from the pile, opened my eyes and began to turn them over. I was petrified as I turn over eight stones, the exact same runes in the exact same order as the mysterious pieces of paper.
I went back to the same website I'd used for my friends reading, all the meanings were so clear again. I came out with a clear meaning for the reading.
I have yet to see if it's going to come true, but I was wondering if anyone here could give me advice. The runes never tell me good things, it's all always bad news like death and my friend said maybe I should throw them out.
I wonder, is this a gift or a curse? I don't suppose they would bother me so much if I had any control over it. What is happening? Why is it happening? Should I continue to read runes? I would like to read them. But with more control over what I do and how I do it.
Thanks for reading everyone,