A Simple Home Cleansing & Blessing Ritual

home-blessingI’ve moved almost twenty times. Most recently, I moved into a new house that I will be leasing with my boyfriend for the next two years. Upon getting the keys, my first instinct was to go there and do my usual home blessing. Of course, this was odd to my excruciatingly pragmatic boyfriend, so I found myself explaining it to him. I expected him to laugh at me, or at least give me that “I don’t really understand you but I love you anyway” look. Instead, he listened, and when I was through, he said, “You should do that. I want our home to be blessed.”

Which was a lesson to me – if you take the time to explain the intention behind something, almost everyone will appreciate a blessing, prayer, good wishes, etc. So I thought I would share my simple ritual that I repeat every time I claim a new space as my home. It is a mish-mash of traditions handed down by my mother, Feng Shui, and my own twist relying heavily on the four elements.
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Mystic Monday: A Virtual Soul Circle

It’s Mystic Monday again!  Where I talk about all things mystical/magical/paranormal.
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Because it’s fresh in my mind, I wanted to share a wonderful experience I had yesterday.  It was a first for me.  I joined a Virtual Soul Circle.  What is that?  Well, exactly what it sounds like – a gathering of souls who are sharing their energy at a distance. It’s basically a blend of a prayer circle and a guided meditation over the phone.

I’ll admit, I was a skeptic.  I’ve done my fair share of circle rituals in the real world, and I figured going “virtual” was cheating/faking it and would somehow cheapen the experience.  Man, was I wrong!
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