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Selenite

Cleansing Crystal Healing Meditation Selenite

Super Cleansing, Spiritual Connection, Highest Vibration Selenite is an exceptionally useful, as well as beautiful, stone.  It's shimmering white, luminescent surface is mesmerizing and calming.  It is protective and shields you from negative energies in the spiritual realm.  Much like black tourmaline, selenite will transmute negative energies into positive ones.  In fact, it is wise to set a grid around your home using both black tourmaline and selenite  That way you have protection in the manifest world, as well as in the spiritual world.Selenite is self cleansing, but it also cleanses other stones that are placed upon it, or that are...

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White Sage

Cleansing Meditation Smudging White Sage

White sage (Salvia apiana) is a desert plant that predominantly grows in California.  It is a sacred plant used mainly for cleansing, purifying and protection.  White Sage has been used for thousands of years by Native Americans in ceremonies to seek blessings of health and prosperity, banish spirits and encourage protection.  It is believed that the spirit of the plant contains the cleansing and protective qualities, while the chemical constituents of the plant also contain healing and cleansing properties. The best way to benefit from the cleansing and protective qualities of White Sage is to smudge with it.  The dried...

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Spring Cleaning

Cleansing Detoxifying Meditation Shamanism Smudging

In last month's newsletter, I talked about a medicine man who came to the shop and was super inspirational.  Well, he returned a second time and this time he "borrowed" my white sage bundle and smudged the entire shop.  It was incredible to watch him work.   He explained how the smoke moved indicated the kind of energy that was stuck in certain areas.  He cleared out all the energetic gunk that had been lingering and doing us no good.  We have all kinds of folks coming in and we even host meetups from time to time, so as a metaphysical store, we...

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Finding Your Animal Totem or Spirit Animal

Animal Totem Meditation Shamanism

I started working with Native American spirituality when I was very young.  In a lot of ways, it was my first spiritual path and it stays with me even today.  I have long since discovered many different secrets of my spiritual life, but more recently I am finding a certain familiar connection with rediscovering these old ways.I've known for many years that my animal totem is the Falcon, or Hawk in North America.  I came to discover this through a series of meditations, paying attention to my dreams and divinations.  At the time that I met my animal totem, or spirit animal,...

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The Shaman & the Magician

Allowing Animal Totem Magick Shamanism Smudging

I was visited by a Chippewa medicine man (shaman) who is a very talented artisan.  He makes ritual tools for various native ceremonies, my favorite of which are his medicine smudging fans made of rooster feathers.  He visited my store to show me his wares and I will be showcasing his work in the coming weeks. And while his work is absolutely stunning, and infused with the spirit of the animal from which the feathers and furs originated, the four-hour conversation I had with him was one of the most profound experiences in my life.  Seriously.  Every single thing that we...

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