Latest stone edition. I really should do a post on each of my stones/crystals.
I have neglected my spiritual side. My ancestors have been calling to me, in hopes to reconnect me with my spiritual path and I am ready. This turitella agate stone has been something that’s caught my eye previously, and now I finally have one. It’s a rough cut, but I love the snail and small insect/creature patterns found inside it.
Today, I held this stone in my hands and prayed for my ancestors to hear me. I spoke my mother and fathers names, and called to my ancient bloodlines. I asked for messages, and thanked them for their blessings & presence.
Full Frost Moon, over South-Central Alaska. November 6, 2014
This is a photograph of tonight’s full Frost moon. I am absolutely AMAZED that I had the energy required to honor the divine in ritual on the actual night of the full moon, that is something that has escaped me the past months. With the upcoming full moon I felt my nerves becoming frazzled, my body has been fatigued. Despite all that, last night as I looked upon the nearly full moon and, I asked for healing. While I walked, I stared at the moon and envisioned a spiraling white light shining down directly to me. I drank in her energy and invited her healing light. The spiral quickly became a tether and I felt safe. My emotions are often rocky during the full moon phase, but with the tether I felt I would not get “lost.”
Tonight, I prepared myself for ritual. I cleansed myself with frankincense incense smoke and patchouli oil. My clothes were changed and my robe donned. Quickly, I filled my black mug with water and I thought of the true blessing that clean water is. I made my way outside and found a spot where the moonlight could reflect in the water of my mug. The dark contents shone like a mirror and I invoked the Goddess of the Moon. Hecate was called upon to join me and I thanked her for her presence. Guidance and wisdom were both asked for, I drank in the blessed water – I drank in the silvery moonlight. Thanks were given and I poured what I did not drink on the ground at my feet on the little grass left in our winter.
Inside, I ate a piece of chocolate and grounded my energy. Then I ventured out to take photographs. The image was taken with our Samsung camera, not my usual cellphone. I was delighted that the evidence of the double image of the moon came out so clear, it is absolutely enchanting!