Keys: Hail, adversity, end of a cycle, difficulty of progress, risks
You may find yourself surrounded by negative events seemingly beyond your control
Taking out this Rune indicates the possibility of great damage or shaking in your reality, your security, your work, your relationships or your beliefs.
It is necessary to realize that you are not at the mercy of external circumstances. I create my own reality. That is, your own nature is creating what happens and therefore you are not powerless. events that surround you and your own beliefs and attitudes towards them. Hagalaz informs you that the solutions are in your hands.
It tells us there are risks; damage is possible or concrete. It results difficult to take action; the process of movement is interrupted; hostility increases, and the inclemency of the environment is harder. It is hard to move on, and in that sense, all that should happen for good is done really slowly.
The answer to why Hagalaz, refers to the fact that one�s weakness against superior forces start to appear and there is nothing that can be done. Changes in conditions affect common move, so it is not at the same level of the new cycle, which is more virulent. What was considered as base or structure can not withstand any longer.
Hagalaz suggests us to be patient and cautious; we should not hurry, especially if we make a balance of errors. We have to accept inferior conditions in a concrete reality; pride and improvisation should be left aside. We have to take advantage to strengthen deep things and try to be better from one�s personality point of view.
It is good for us to undergo difficult situations, where one lives at a continuous risk for evolution. Things that we could not achieve before are now possible. The end is to dare.
Hagalaz takes us to times of interruption, when things that were taking place according to their course, lose their steadiness. It is a hard moment of interferences, when future never seems to come. In other cases, it may refer to cold seasons like fall, heavy rain, and thaw at the end of winter. The moment Hagalaz talks about is the one in which things can no longer get to an end.
At the beginning, Hagalaz refers to an unpleasant and hostile place, with unfavorable weather conditions. It is a place outdoors, where things are spoiled. It may also refer to a bridge that is difficult to cross, a place with ice floes and thaw or avalanches. It may be any place, especially in the countryside, quite exposed to weather conditions.
Hagalaz suggests someone who is selective and leader. It is about a personality that pays special attention to details. It may refer to a technician or a person in charge. This rune may also describe someone who takes care of others� interests. In other cases, it may refer to a trainer or coach.