Perhaps we need to ask Surt what he has in mind at this time as things are heating up again on the earth. What new creations will arise from this global warming? To be sure, we humans have played our part in what’s unfolding but perhaps Surt has now taken over and is fanning the flames. He may even have a special agreement with Kari, the North Wind that we humans aren’t privy to.
This is the power of Cweorth, a fire so hot it burns the flesh away from bone leaving only ash.
In the end, which is also the beginning according to the stories, the cyclical destruction of the cosmos will be led by Surt. It was fire in the beginning and it will be fire in the end.
Kenaz is the fire inside.
Nauthiz is the fire brought forth from necessity.
Cweorth is the fire of what must be, destruction and creation occurring at the same time.
Do you carry any of Surt’s bloodline? It shows up in interesting places. Laufy knows. She gave birth to Loki who carries the bloodline of his fire-giant father Farbauti. Sometimes it’s quite evident in humans who are glass blowers, fire fighters or blacksmiths.
In the end the gods will be consumed.
In the end Surt will remain.
In the end there will be fire because fire cannot be destroyed.
There are some things in life that need to be buried, offered up to the earth where they’re slowly broken down and used.
There are some things in life that need to be burned, quickly consumed, smoke rising up, leaving only a pile of ash.
When you develop a relationship with Cweoth, as well as the rune Ear, you will learn to know the difference.