Most witches, myself included, keep a close eye on the position of the sun and moon in the sky.
The sun and the moon are two basic and deeply spiritual phenomena in nature and symbolize the polarity of the male and female, god and goddess, energies.
Over the centuries, humanity has tried to give the great energy of the universe a name, god, great spirit, Tao, Buddha and so on.
In mainstream religious thinking there is a monotheistic philosophy on deity that also operates behind the scenes of our society.
Whilst the Bongo Song is not the most spiritual of things, I find drumming to be empowering...
Prompt: Meditational Breathing We are often told to take a deep breath when things don’t go our way. There is a lot to be said for that.
Prompt: Styles of Meditation Meditation is something most people have heard of for both spiritual and non-spiritual purposes. It does not only apply to this religion or that relaxation class.
Prompt: What is symbolry for? In its broadest sense anything that is a form that represents something is a symbol. Of course, in spiritual matters symbolry is often far more abstract than that.
Listening to Tiesto is very powerful for my meditations and makes me focus on, to quote Douglas Adams, the life, the universes and everything. What does it mean? I don’t think the answer is 42, however, but who knows it could be.
Many practitioners of Paganism have shamanism within their spiritual activities. I am no different in that. It is not something I searched for as I don’t think one can search for it. The inherent aspects of the shaman are naturally part of the being and in all of us. Recognising them and accepting they are … Continue reading The Shamanic Gene
Most religious paths look to some sort of scripture or holy text, a prophet, saviour of humanity or other religious type figure for guidance and spiritual understanding. I look to life and contemplation in the natural world around me.
The path of a Pagan is to open oneself to spiritual truth and not rely on blind faith. Paganism is to face life candidly and with an open heart and mind. Being curious about the world around us empowers us to see life with a heightened perspective and enable us to make tough and powerful decisions when life offers choices and to do so with a clear perspective.
The music of Enigma is fantastic for generating ambience for meditation or spiritual dedication. For me, je t’aime til my dying day inspires a few thought processes for both spiritual and Tantric meditative experiences.
What does it mean to let something go? Simplistically, it means to release something back to its origin or to the universe. It’s not quite that simple, of course, as first one must identify what to let go of and understand and/or accept the reasons why.
Over recent years I let my spiritual connection between myself and Mother Earth drift. No excuses, it happens whatever path one walks. I don’t beat myself up over this, never have and never will. I am aware when the time comes, and I need to reconnect with my spiritual psyche and personal priesthood I will be guided back.
I am often asked what I believe in, and it is not easy to put into words, but I will try. I am a child of the Earth, a son of the Sun King and the Lady Moon
As part of a revamp in what and how I blog I am going to change how I do my free writes. There will now be two aspects to my free writing, the creative space and this one, the spiritual zone. In the Spiritual Zone I will share a very private and personal side of me, Raven (including at some point why I use that name), through writing, music and imagery.