Burn and Banish
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Banishing negativity with bay leaf magic.
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A Little Bay History
In Ancient Greece, the plant was sacred to Apollo, who is often represented wearing a bay laurel crown. Wreaths of bay leaves were given to the victors at Pythian games, which were sacred to Apollo.Apollo and Daphne, appx 1480, attributed to Piero del Pollaiolo. Wikimedia Commons
Ovid Metamorphoses describes how Apollo desired the nymph Daphne. She turned him down repeatedly she was a virgin nymph who preferred the company of woodland creatures and Artemis. I can relate. But, instead of leaving her alone, Apollo decided to chase her. She ran through bague homme en or blanc the woods, wth him close behind, at her heels. The moment he caught up to her, she called out. Her father, who bracelet homme orientale happened bracelet homme idee to be a river god, turned her into bracelet homme argent 2013 a bay laurel tree, preserving bague homme avec gravure her bracelet homme corde avec petites/grande perles personnalisées wishes to live in the forest with bracelet homme perle pas cher the wild animals, belonging to no man. This is probably jean delatour bague homme the first instance of bay banishing negativity.
It is said that Apollo was regretful for his actions and wore a crown of bay to banish his own stupidity and to encourage honor and valor.
Bay Leaf Magic
Ingredients: bay leaves, marker, candle, fireproof bowl (ceramic or metal), lighter
Set up your altar so that your bay leaves and your marker and are to the left of the candle, and bracelet homme en galuchat the fireproof bracelet homme tresse crin bowl you is on the right. On each small bay leaf, write down things you wish to release, leaving some little room at the stem to hold onto it.
Marker, bay leaves, and candle.
For example, you could write “fears,” “old thought patterns,” “negative self talk,” “procrastination,” or “toxic friends.”
One by one, light bracelet homme perle noir et argent the bay leaves with the candle flame. It will make a lovely crackling sound. As the leaf goes up in flames, speak aloud what you are releasing. For example, “I release my attachment to old thought patterns.”
Drop the burning bay leaves into the fire safe bowl. As you watch the thing you wrote on bay leaf go up in flames, truly release each of them, letting it be transformed into something new.
When you’re done burning all the things you wanted to release, look at the remains and ashes in the bowl. You’ve literally transformed your negative emotions and the things that were holding you back into something different. It is now bracelet homme cuir boussole benign, and holds fermoir aimanté bracelet homme no power over you.
Dispose of the fossil bracelet homme jf85296040 ashes outside your home, knowing that you’ve released the energy from your life for good.
Burned bay leaf in the bottom of a bowl.
Clear your mind and relax into the stillness. Allow your thoughts to leave bracelet homme photos your head. Breathe in the feeling of peace, possibilities, and newness.
It always good to replace the banished negativity with something positive. Create a happy memory, sing a little sing, or bracelet homme energetix ring some bells. Bring a little cheer into your home, mind, and body…