Thursday, April 26, 2012

When was the last time you gifted yourself?

My moon time arrived, I decided that it would be the perfect time to treat myself as the goddess that I am.

Our monthly time of bleeding is such a potent time of release.
A beautiful time to release what no longer serves us.
It is a sacred time.
We are at our most powerful at that time.

Did you know that a carnivorous, wild animal that would normally attack humans, will not attack a woman during her bleeding time?

So potent is our blood.

Think about how amazing and powerful you are, when next you have your moon time.

I decided it was time to buy myself a new candle.

I went to my favourite shop and picked out the perfect candle.
I was paying at the counter and the conversation went like this:

Shop keeper: "Is this a gift, or is it just for you?"
Me: "...Um, well, it's a gift... for me."
Shop keeper: "Oh, uh, ok. So you don't want it wrapped then, do you?"
Me: "Actually, yes, I do."

The shop keeper gave me a huge smile. Wrapped my candle up and handed it over to me with the reverence that any gift deserves.

I received it with great gratitude.

I took it home and lit it at my altar.
My sacred spot, just for me.
I pulled out a card.

Pele, the volcano goddess.

Asking me to follow my heart.

A validation.
Yes, it feels good to follow our hearts.
And so good to treat ourselves as well as we treat everyone else.

What have you gifted yourself today?

Blessings to you.

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