Energy of the day
There are some time points during the day that lend themselves to magic, you don’t have to work in tune with them but I encourage you to give it a try and see what you get from it....
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Hello, and welcome to the first post for "Living With Kami!"
You might be wondering – what is Kami? Konkokyo? Shinto?
These terms are all a part of the spiritual traditions I practice, which originate in Japan. Please allow me to introduce you to and talk about the Way of Kami in this blog.
We’re in an in between place right now, Imbolc has passed but it’s not quite Spring Equinox yet. One day it seems like full blown spring and then the next we’re plunged back into winter. Maybe you still haven’t thrown off some of the Imbolc layers which can see us feeling fragile and full of unease. Maybe part of that unease comes from a past down worry of our ancestors which is knitted into our bones, worries about food supplies running out and hungry mouths to feed. Maybe part of that unease is that many who are ill can’t say yes to another year of living and choose instead to make their journey to the next world.
For the next seven weeks through Eostre, in preparation for Spring Equinox’s energies of renewal, I’m focusing this blog on energetically clearing our lives. Last week focused on the magical, energetic and religious repercussions of conditioning we receive through television and news media and how this is especially damaging to pagans and polytheists.
This week we continue the media detox with music, video games, social media and junk advertising.
People sometimes ask, Why would a god want a human godspouse? Or, why would a god be a human's patron?
Sometimes I think we're the cats of the gods. Asking why a god would want a relationship with a human is like asking why humans adopt cats and bring them into our homes. Because we love them, of course. Why do we love them? Love or do not, there is no why....
Energy of the seasons
Depending on where you live in the word you will be guided on what your seasons are and how they affect the energy around you. But here is a rough and I mean rough guide for working with the energy of the seasons in general. You will need to consider the weather, the area, the energy and all the other tiny elements that create the energy for any one particular day....