Element: Fire (the Sun)
The energy of Sowelu is utter and vibrant wholeness. You are like the image of the rune – one arm stretched toward the sky and the other toward the earth. You complete the “circuit” between the limitless love of the Divine and the solid, nurturing, grounding force of the earth. These forces meet and merge within you, filling you with energy like a lightning rod during a storm.
An image that captures the feeling of Sowelu for me is that of an Aztec priest greeting the sun from the top of the Pyramid of the Sun in the ancient city of Teotihuacan. The gratitude he must have felt as the sun rose yet again to give heat, light, and life…the wholeness he must have felt as the warm rays fell on his face and body.
Pulling this rune indicates a victory is on the horizon – one that will support wholeness on all levels.