Category Archives: Prayer

Prayer for the Dead

Perhaps on this coming full moon, February 27th, we can take a moment and say this beautiful prayer written by a mentor and colleague of mine, Byron Ballard. She says this particular prayer even night at sundown to remember those … Continue reading

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As We Approach 200,000 Covid-19 Deaths

I’m not here to argue politics or statistics. I’m not a fan of conspiracy theories, either. (If you are, then scroll on by!) I’m a spiritual leader who desires to offer a ritual of remembrance as we hit the 200,000 … Continue reading

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Ancestor Ritual

Here is the group ritual we did last night to close The Welcoming Circle. Thanks to everyone who attended. Ancestor Ritual October 2018 The Welcoming Circle Written by Tree Higgins Calling of Quarters Hail, Guardian of the East! Keeper of … Continue reading

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DIY: Spell Candles

My working theory is that magical people are also “crafty” people.  We like to harvest and dry our own herbs, when possible.  We enjoy making our own incense blends, sachets, magical oils, etc.  I’m sure there are “supermarket witches” out … Continue reading

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Self-Care Ritual

Here is the ritual I promised to post from Sunday night’s Welcoming Circle. Our discussion topic for the night was self-care. CONNECTING TO THE DIVINE RITUAL ANOINTING WITH OIL—David Taliesin (Protection oil— 7-9 drops of Hyssop Essential Oil, 1/4 cup … 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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Meditation Exercise: Object Prayer

I taught meditation classes for a number of years. Here is an easy one that’s quite effective for those new to meditation as a spiritual practice. Hope it works for you! OBJECT PRAYER Use a visual object on which you … Continue reading

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Spirituaity Types, Part 2

In the previous post I talked about how different people experience the Holy. Once you can place yourself on the vertical line between MIND and HEART, and the horizontal line between MYSTERY and REVEALED, you end up on one of … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Soul Sweeping

This is a simple meditation exercise I’ve used with people of all spiritual traditions. I use it myself when I feel the need to let go of something I’ve been holding onto for way too long. BREATH PRAYER [SOUL SWEEPING] … Continue reading

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