wheel of the year
glossary of terms
folklore, legend, fairies, dragons and more
pain an intolerable burden, pain, fear, resentment, guilt, illness or bad
turns up everywhere from old Celtic magick where an actual stone was used
to the more modern self empowerment techniques. I encountered the Celtic
method while I was training as a Druidess, a Celtic nature priestess. A
version of the second technique was taught to me by a wise Swedish woman
and natural healer Kajsa when I had a bad gall bladder attack and it was
almost instantly successful. Both methods use the self healing power of
the mind. I was surprised to find a method similar to Kajsa’s recently in
a book on shamanic magick.
methods and see which you prefer or adapt them so they fit more with your
own ideas and lifestyle.
traditional Celtic healing method
perfectly round black stone (you can use one of the stones you collected
to absorb negativity during healing). Hold the stone in your open cupped
hands and name the stone as representing whatever it is you want to get
rid of such as pain or fear.
hold the stone, imagine the stone getting heavier as it is filled with
your pain fear, or anger. You may physically feel the stone getting
heavier and your negative feelings or pain slowly ebbing away.
This is the version I now use that was originally inspired
what you wish to remove from your life as a solid object or blockage and
picture it but do not name it yet.
the blockage as solid and three dimensional within your body (even if it
is a fear or phobia).
your body would it be? This may be a different location from the present
cause of pain, but may in fact be its source.
is the blockage or object within you?
had a colour what colour and shade would it be, harsh or almost non
existent, clear or misty?
If it was
a shape, what shape would it be?
be heavy or light, sharp or smooth?
would its texture be?
smell would it have?
temperature is it, boiling or freezing?
If it had
a taste, what taste would it have, acidic, bitter, salty, sickly?
what name will you give to the blockage or object? Let this name come
spontaneously. You might be surprised as it might be the name of a sharp
tongued relative, a bullying boss. The name could be that of someone way
back in your past, who made you feel bad about yourself and who started
you on a cycle of bingeing followed by crash dieting. Maybe their anger
made you swallow your own negative feelings, leading to your persistent
ongoing digestive disorders, ulcers or gallstones and the habit of never
saying what you really think.
can you get rid of this blockage in your body or life?
Can it be
split apart by a shaft of light entering the crown of your head, that
makes the blockage disappear instantly and painlessly without trace?
time holding the pain for a few moments longer until the solution comes
to you or more usually the blockage begins to spontaneously dissolve.
through the dissolving or breaking up of the pain or sorrow for as long
as it takes,
blockage suddenly or slowly clearing and light and warmth flowing back
within you, like curtains being opened in a dark room
need to repeat either scenario several times, each time with the object or
blockage visualised as being smaller and smaller or by choosing a smaller
actual black stone each time you carry out the ritual.
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