Here’s a template to get you started, but follow your intuition. Your spirit and soul know what you need!
Gather your supplies and go to the sacred space you have chosen. (Depending on drought conditions and how you wish to purify yourself, you may want to smudge prior to leaving your home space & if you are needing some beautiful Self-Love or Custom Smudge, you can grab it here at my space)
Once you arrive at your location, set everything up. This can be as simple or as elaborate as you wish, there are no rules here.
Take a moment to bring yourself fully present, if it is safe to do so, smudge.
Now, you begin by energetically calling in your guides and allies. If you’ve never done this before, relax. It can be as simple or as complex as you choose for it to be.
Here is an example to get you started:
Dearest Sacred One(s), I call into my sacred space your divine grace and love so that I can feel it with me always. I call too, on the Archangels, my Guardian Angels/Spirit Guides to guide, support and protect me in all ways. I ask for the properties of the elements of earth, air, fire and water to accompany me and support me in this process for my highest and greatest good with grace and ease. I ask you this to support me and my honoring of the light which resides within me and the light in the sky that mirrors this life-giving force. [STATE YOUR INTENTION] I thank you with all the love in my heart for being with me here, now and always in all ways. Aho/Amen/Blessed Be/So be it.
Enter into private meditation/contemplation time. Be sure to use your journal to jot down any guidance you receive or a-ha thoughts that come to you.
Take as much time as you need to tune-into nature. What scents do you smell? What trees/plants/flowers do you see? Do any animals, birds or insects show themselves or make themselves heard? These are all potential messages for you, so record them in your journal.
If there is something for you to release, call it out loud with your voice, or write it down on biodegradable paper and bury it. (If you are in your backyard with a burn ring, burn it.)
Give thanks. Thanks to yourself for this time of self-dedication and honoring, to the Divine for witnessing, and to nature for the beauty, bounty and blessings it graciously provides.
The giveaway. It’s important to leave a love offering to the space. This can be a flower you brought with you, water you’ve blessed and prayed over, you can leave a strand of your hair, tobacco, etc., as long as it is safe and unharming for nature.
Collect your things and return home, a lighter and brighter you!
INJOY, Cynthia )o(