Category Archives: Meditation

Encountering the Divine Ritual

Wow, we had such a powerful and holy conversation at The Welcoming Circle last night. Here is the closing ritual we did which includes the meditation exercise on Spiritual journaling. ENCOUNTERING THE DIVINE RITUAL ANOINTING WITH PROTECTION OIL—David Taliesin May … Continue reading

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Healing Ritual from The Welcoming Circle

Here is the ritual we used last night at The Welcoming Circle. The table was set with a clear bowl of water to which was added three pinches of salt. The candle set in the middle of the bowl and … Continue reading

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Ancestor Ritual

Here is the Ancestor Ritual we did at Sunday’s Welcoming Circle. I promised to post it! ANCESTOR RITUAL CASTING THE CIRCLE (from A Year of Ritual) Tonight we cast our circle with the apple, An ancient symbol of the Goddess … Continue reading

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Lovingkindness Meditation

The Lovingkindness Meditation is an ancient Buddhist tradition that can be a powerful, transformative experience. In a world that is full of hostility, tension and strife, I think it’s an essential spiritual practice for everyone. You can find many versions … Continue reading

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Meditation and Magic

The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great. And the outward work can never be great or even good if the inward one is puny or of little worth. The inward work invariably includes in … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Mantra

1.  Close your eyes. Sit still and upright, relaxed and alert. 2.  Focus on your breathing. With each exhale let your body relax more deeply. 3.  When you are ready, begin to repeat a single word in your mind with … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Inner Wisdom Dialogue

This is a difficult exercise for some people. For others it is life changing. 1.  Begin by closing your eyes and focusing on your breath. Try to rid the body of any tension you may be feeling and attempt to … Continue reading

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