The monthly sister circle of Sister Spirit Sanctuary , Temple of the Sacred Feminine is July 25th 4 p.m to 6 p.m
Sister Spirit Sanctuary, Temple of the Sacred Feminine is an open circle of women, for women who are seeking women-centered, Goddess-based spirituality. We are women who are building and experiencing sisterhood and self-empowerment through healing, education and ritual. We are based in Akron, Ohio.
Journey Through the Chakras
This month we will begin focusing on the chakras. Over the next several months, we will take a journey through the chakras exploring each chakra’s purpose and function as well as investigating the archetypes associated with each chakra. Our work will be centered on learning how to recognize if that chakra is out of balance and how to heal it with a variety of techniques.
This months theme: The Root
We begin our journey through the chakra’s at the beginning, the root chakra. The Root chakra is located at the very bottom of the spine. It channels the earths energy up to our higher chakra centers and helps to ground us in the physical plane and empower our being. The more grounded and connected to the source, the Earth Mother we are, the more we are able to receive Her constant energy and the more successful become at attaining our goals and achieving our dreams.
When we are disconnected from the earth, we disconnect ourselves from sustenance and energy from the earth as well as the ability to ground, to have a sense of stability to provide for ourselves in the mundane world. We experience the dysfunctional archetype which Ambika Wauters, in her book “Chakras and Their Archetypes: Uniting Energy Awareness and Spiritual Growth” calls “The Victim“.
In this journey of exploration of the Root chakra, we will explore meditations and affirmations and other ways in which to connect to the more positive, nurturing Mother within. As we learn to reconnect with the Mother, we find that we are better able to stop projecting our fears, issues and needs into the world and are able to successfully and lovingly look after ourselves. We stop being “The Victim”
In this earth energy pathworking of reconnecting with the Mother Earth, we will be working with clay and creating the Blessing Bowls/Wombs. Blessings Bowls are symbolic of the sacred womb, from which all life comes from. In creating these blessing bowls, we are not only creating something pretty for our altars, but honoring our own wombs, as the center of our creative process, our birthing abilities whether they are physical, artistic, intellectual, scientific or spiritual. We also honor our connection to the Mother Earth, Gaia.
We’ll be decorating these “Blessings/Womb Bowls” with beads, paints and carving our designs and intentions into them. We’ll also bake them in the 2 clay ovens we will have on hand.
Those planning to come should bring the following items:
- 1-2 packages of clay –Sculpty works fine. We will also have extra but limited packages of Sculpty as well as fresh modeling clay made from flour.
- Additional beads or clay tools if you have them and would like to use them in creating your “Blessing/Womb Bowl”. We will have supplies here but every little bit that can be contributed helps.
- Your own personal candle for the altar
- Anything of personal or symbolic value you would like to share and bring to the altar; a piece of your energy telling us who you are. (A picture, a trinket, your own altar cloth to add to the altar etc…you take this home with you when you go)
- A food dish for sharing the feast afterward
- Pillow/blanket/Cushion to sit on
- Drums, rattles or other shakers
We will be meeting at the Temple home base. Weather permitting we’ll also be outside for a drumming circle.
If you plan to attend or need directions, please contact me via email at :
I look forward to seeing you there!
In deepest love and brightest light,