Keys: Brotherhood, friendship, charity, humility, creativity, harmony
The starting point must always be yourself, and a proper relationship with yourself is essential: it depends on this that all other relationships, even with the Great Mystery, flow properly.
This is not the time to seek praise for achievements, or to focus your full attention on possible outcomes. Be modest, condescending, dedicated and moderate. Do not judge or be intolerant. Remember the past and think about the future, but focus on the present. Try to live ordinary life in an extraordinary way.
It tells us there is interdependence and a sense of communitarian spirit, which means association. There is cooperation, support and solidarity. The sense of human dignity to the detriment of the material, individual, and sectarian values increases for the good of new times. Universal values prevail.
The answer to why Mannaz, refers to such necessary and inevitable freedom concerning the fellow men; that is why interchanging and complementing each other is more reasonable and fruitful than individualistic attitudes. The other person has something we need and can give it to us; at the same time, one provides others with what they lack.
Mannaz tells us we should be more helpful and give a hand to those nearby. One has to overcome one�s ego and be more open to cooperate with the environment and become part of community ideals.
It helps to overcome loneliness and avoid getting involved with proud and selfishness. The end refers to help others and be able to pass responsibilities and delegate power.
Mannaz refers to a moment of faith and hope. These times are associated with idealism, in which human values prevail. This is a period of interdependence and communion. In other cases, it may refer to the new age that leaves behind today�s one. This rune may also refer to ancient civilizations� Golden Age myths. The moment Mannaz talks about is the one in which one can not forget about how important the other person is.
Mannaz, at the beginning, refers to a community or a place able to live in. It is the exact view of the city or civilization. There are many things this rune may talk about; one of them points to a fireplace and people around, who tell stories; it also describes a research group in an archeological site or a lab, or any other place where one works for and with others.
This rune describes a lonely person, who has a sense of community and helps others not to feel alone. He is an understanding person; he likes new techniques. It is an idealistic personality, who is in favor of didactic activities. Mannaz may be talking about a teacher, a member of a congregation, or a project creator, who improves human quality, or a welfare agent.