From around the world and throughout time, Sacred Symbols have been revered by various religions and cultures. Symbolic messages are one way to connect to the sacredness of life and each other.Symbolic images can communicate an essence of their meaning even to people from different cultures and religious faiths. Religious symbols can be appreciated for their adaptive potential, a capacity to discover the core of our inner world, something deeper than anything psychological, something expressible only in symbols.A feeling that there is some hidden power inside of you, stirring in the shadows - capable of bringing Love, Friendship and Protection, ways of tapping into your reservoir of hiddenenergy.
Allowing this energy, which emanates from your being, to infuse you.
challenge of faith is to trust that there is something in us that
transcends our mind and its ways of knowing. Faith relies on the depth
perception in the Self: intuition, vision, imagination, and corresponds
to realities that defy explanation or even logical comprehension.
It is important to create
rituals that empower, so that we might recognize and celebrate our true
strength and talents; and to support us in accepting, honoring and
meeting our own physical, emotional and spiritual needs. We all possess
the inner resources needed to make changes in our lives. Healing
involves turning from isolation to a connection with Spirit.
Any consistent use of
imagery can improve health and well-being. We can guide our thought
processes toinvoke and use various senses: vision, taste, smell,
hearing, touch and movement. Imagery provides essential communication
By surrendering our
thoughts, perceptions and patterns to a power greater than us, we
enlist the assistance to redesign our lives and manifest a new reality.
To stretch our imagination beyond what we’ve known, to reach beyond our
comfort zones. When we open ourselves to higher guidance and express
the love inherent within us, we cannot help but change for the better.
Imagine how you would like your life to be and remind yourself that you
can handle anything when you take it one step at a time.
Good rituals are essential
to our emotional, psychological and spiritual health. They not only
help us on a personal basis but also give us a small sense of
community, a sense of who we are and where we fit in the schemeof
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Humans have marked their bodies with tattoos for thousands of years. These permanent designs—sometimes plain, sometimes elaborate, always personal—have served as amulets, status symbols, declarations of love, signs of religious beliefs, adornments and even forms of punishment. Joann Fletcher, research fellow in the department of archaeology at the University of York in Britain, describes the history of tattoos and their cultural significance to people around the world, from the famous " Ice...Stonehenge amulets worn by elite
Forget dressing for success: Clothing ornaments thought to confer supernatural power were all the rage among chiefs and other important people in England 4,000 years ago, say scholars. A recent find indicates some of these fashion trends might have originally been designed by Stonehenge leaders.While working two months ago in South Lowestoft, Suffolk, British archaeologist Clare Good excavated a four-sided object made of the mineral jet. It closely matches a geometrically designed gold object fo...Magical Symbols and Alphabets
contains a number of magical alphabets and symbols that you may find useful.
Many people use magical alphabets when engraving talismans. Many of these are
available as True Type Fonts at
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history of the Christian fish symbol:
pre-Christian history of the fish symbol: The fish symbol has been used for
millennia worldwide as a religious symbol associated with the Pagan Great Mother
Goddess. It is the outline of her vulva. The fish symbol was often drawn by
overlapping two very thin crescent moons. One represented the crescent shortly
before the new moon; the other shortly after, when the moon is just visible. The
Moon is the heavenly body that has long been...Turtle Symbolism
A paper recently presented on October 25, 2006, by independent researcher Judy Kay King at the Second International Congress for Young Egyptologists in Lisbon, Portugal, is now available at www.isisthesis.com/papers.htm.Selected by the Congress’ scientific commissions, King’s paper and approximately 55 other scientific papers, including those by prominent members of the International Scientific Commission, such as Professor Erik Hornung of the University of Basel, Profess...Symbology used in Secret Societies
This article goes in conjunction with my first piece titled "Overview of Secret Societies," of 2005. This is the second part of several articles on shadow groups and symbols. All the secret societies, particularly the Inner Circle, are involved in all or in some aspect of hidden agendas, and all have their own symbology. The Power Elite or just the "Elite" are the deep core, decision-makers of the combined various societies.Symbols and signs, which are used as a mea...The Elemental Cross: An Alternative to the Pentacle
Using a cauldron, symbol of inspiration and rebirth, has brought new dimensions to both group and solitary work. A cauldron decorates the center of the Circle during Lesser Sabbats. An air cauldron at a spring rite creates a misty, magical quality for the ceremony. In summer, the cauldron will flash and spark.A blue flame burns mysteriously within the Water cauldron during the autumn festival. Throughout Yule, the Earth cauldron burns steadfast and constant. During moon rites, when m...