Tag: spirituality

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We Need the Darkness

As this year’s Autumn Equinox approaches, I have been finding myself drawn to darkness…

No, I’m not talking scary darkness. I’m talking about actual darkness, a dark room, a night sky, etc.

In a recent Instagram reel, I talked about looking forward to my dark autumn mornings, before the sun., and how that helped me find an odd sense of peace and stability.

I didn’t focus too much on that. I figured it was just me, being me, that this was normal and not a big significance. Turns out that simple comment is more profound than I thought.

I have been feeling myself being drawn to the night sky for some time now… I always have. I walk barefoot under new and full moons. I sit on my porch often, taking in nature and listening to the crickets. Since beginning those little “nightly rituals”, I have noticed my life adjust for the better in interesting ways…

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Rituals in Christianity

I talk about rituals a lot in my blog and throughout my channels. Consequently, I talk about my Christ-based faith a lot too. Do they go hand in hand? Am I “sinning” by doing “rituals” as a Christian? Well, let’s talk about that. ?

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We ALL Have Rituals

rit·u·al?/?riCH(o?o)?l/?noun?a religious or solemn ceremony consisting of a series of actions performed according to a prescribed order.?”the role of ritual in religion”?adjective?relating to or done as a religious or solemn rite.?”ritual burial”?A ritual, for me, is the act of many of my mundane tasks that I take great care and enjoyment doing.?We All Have Rituals

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Is the Moon Powerful? My Full Moon Kratom Tea Ritual

Why do I do the above ritual? Why do I happen to think the moon holds some God like power? In Shakespeare’s “Othello,” Emilia tells Othello that the moon has “drawn too close to the Earth” — and driven men insane. The idea that full moons hold power, can disrupt emotion state of minds, and might even cause physical illness or changes, is a very strong belief for generations and even in today’s generation. Here are some recent research that is beginning to confirm some truths to those ancient rumors.

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Are the Stories of the Moon True?

In Shakespeare’s “Othello,” Emilia tells Othello that the moon has “drawn too close to the Earth” — and driven men insane.

The idea that full moons hold power, can disrupt emotion state of minds, and might even cause physical illness or changes, is a very strong belief for generations and even in today’s generation.

In fact, one study says that nearly 81 percent of mental health professionals believe that the moon has the power of making some people ill.

Here’s what researchers have found about the moon’s effects on human bodies and behavior.

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