A daily practice – Monday

I am revisiting my roots in daily practice and peace.  In order for me to make it through this holiday season and all the changes that are lined up for life, I need to have the stability of my daily routines and spiritual path.

My miniature altar set next to my workspace.  It is filled with things that I find bring me a sense of peace, strength, energy and happiness.

My miniature altar set next to my workspace. It is filled with things that I find bring me a sense of peace, strength, energy and happiness.

I spent some time on Saturday cleaning up the table that I work at for part of my workday and resetting my “mini” altar that consists of my box that contains my shadowscape deck and some crystals, my wand and a candle.  In order for me to be at peace I need to start with my environment.

This morning I put together a rolling cart that will be kept by the table I work at.  Contained within the drawers of this cart are things such as my makeup, candles, candle holders, incense and misc. magick items that I will regularly use.  A part of this will be to make sure that I do not leave my spirit in the dust while “stuck” in mundania.

As a result of the clean up and such, I am reviving my daily affirmation card practice.  Today I pulled Justice.  “I am truthful with others and myself.  I take full responsibility for my choices.”  An interesting way to get this started as being honest with myself was how this sort of all started.

Justice - I am truthful with myself and others.  I take full responsibility for my choices and actions.

Justice – I am truthful with myself and others. I take full responsibility for my choices and actions.

The way that this practice works for me, is simple and one that I adore doing.  Each day I will pull a single card from the shuffled stack.  once that card is pulled I will take a few moments to explore the visuals of the card and then read the affirmation on it.  I’ll leave the card out for the entire day then the next morning before I pull a new card, I’ll put it face up on the bottom of the deck.  Once I reach the first face up card I’ll reshuffle and start the practice again.   There are only “Major Arcana” inspired cards so that’s less than a month of affirmations.  Generally, they have been pretty timely and right for my day.

This is just one of the many things I am working on to bring myself back to life.  After everything that has recently happened is said and done I need to pull my bootstraps up and not let it keep me down.  I’ve been down long enough now I get up and keep moving.  This week will be busy as all get out but I am still going to do this daily.  I’m already feeling much better than I was last week with the few minor changes I’ve made and the organizing and clutter clear is helping even more.

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Posted on 25 November '13 by , under Affirmations, Growth, Life, meditation, Spirituality.

3 Comments to “A daily practice – Monday”

#1 Posted by Raushanna (26.11.13 at 11:44 )

It has been a crazy Fall, filled with challenges, eh?  They do make you stronger, these challenges.  They do scour away the film from your windshield so you can see with more clarity just where you’re headed.  
I’m honored to be on this Path with you, hon.  You always respond to life’s challenges with grace and humility.  You do rock.

#2 Posted by LilythAmiciaMinnig (26.11.13 at 13:09 )

Raushanna Thank you so much.  Your friendship and walking this crazy life with me has meant so much to me over the years.  The challenges we face seem to run parallel often which is just amazing.  Much love to you my friend 🙂

#3 Posted by PhoenixIndigoEmber (06.12.13 at 08:11 )

I am really loving these daily pulls! I love reading people’s different takes on cards and what they mean to them! I find it interesting how you are pulling them – you will get an intriguing order! Enjoy!