Other names: Isaz, Is, Eis
God associations: Skaði
Challenge or frustration. Psychological blocks.
Grievances that hold you back. A time of standstill or gridlock.
Turn inward and wait, or seek clarity. Patience.
Isaz reinforces the runes around it.
From The Old Norwegian Rune Poem:
“Ís kǫllum brú bræiða;
blindan þarf at læiða.”
“Ice is what we call a broad bridge;
a blind man should be shown the way.”