This is a rune of victory and success in any competition. You’re ready to fight for what you believe in. Unless many negative runes are in the cast you will succeed. Now is a time when you are feeling extremely motivated. Strength and will power are indicated by this rune. Tir represents male energies. If the person asking the question is a man, Tir represents him. The runes that are closest to Tir should then be read as the forces that are most closely affecting him. If the reading is for a woman than this rune represents the man with whom she is closest. Tir has jurisdiction over sexual relationships, in questions regarding romance, Tir gives a very positive answer, and can means a new romance. The man involved has good intentions. Shown in a spread with Wunjo, it means an affectionate lasting relationship. With Fehu, Uruz and Sigel, you will keep up the fight and tear up the opposition. However, if Tir is surrounded by many negative or delay runes, no matter how determined and strong you may be, you won’t win.

Tir Reversed
Tir Reversed is an indication of failure in competition. If the question is involving a romance, the man in the relationship is not being honest. You may be experiencing lack of fidelity in freindships and relationships. You are feeling impatient. Your energy and creative flow are blocked. You may be inclined to give up at the first sign of difficulties. Good things in your life are not surrounding you, but are you putting out any effort to draw them in? In matters involving the heart, Tir Reversed signifies a time of dwindling passion, difficulties in communication, and possibly separation.

Converse: Uncover your hidden talents of leadership. One who appears a fool is in fact courageous.

Alternate Names: Tys, Tyr, Tir, Tiw, Ty
Ancient Meaning: The Original Gods
Keywords: Justice, order, victory, support, self-sacrifice, faith, loyalty
Description: Tiwaz is the Warrior Rune. It represents pure, masculine power and the ability to successfully fight to meet your goals. However, you must be careful that costs of attaining your goals overshadow their values.
Reversed Description: You may be in a period of stagnation. Your goals may be unattainable or unrealistic at this time. Fortunately these times pass. Take stock of yourself and your goals. Do not fight battles you know you cannot win. Be patient.
Astrological Correspondence: Libra
Tarot Correspondence: Justice
Gods/Goddesses: Tyr
Color: Bright Red
Tree: Oak
Herb: Sage
Stones: Ruby, Garnet, Jasper, Bloodstone, Golden Topaz, Citrine
Animals: Wolf, falcon, hawk, hound, owl, bear
Element: Air
Magic: Increases trust in the universe, Interpretation of what needs to be done, Successful completion of patterns, Increases spiritual energy, Teaches positive use of order