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CREATE YOUR OWN
When opening a circle or Medicine Wheel it is vital to call in the seven
directions. This allows you to tap into the power of the wheel for
reverent and focused communion with Spirit. The directions will always
respond when you call them, which may feel like energy coming into your
hand or arm or showering down through your crown. People often report
feeling "chills" and "goosebumps". Sometimes it is just a knowing that
Spirit, your ancestors, animals and guides are now surrounding you.
When you address the Directions, you
call into wakefulness and watchfulness those particular aspects of
Spirit reflected in yourself. You participate more fully in your life.
By asking for blessings from the Directions you begin to explore what
these realms really mean to you and to the Universal order of things.
You deepen your understanding of these realms and thus your relationship
with the forces of life they embody.
When your prayers and practices
come from your own sense of right relationship, the wheel becomes a true
spiritual locus for you. Working with the wheel is a way of remembering
the sacred circle of life and utilizing it to help you create sacred space
in your life and in the world. Whatever you do for yourself, you do for
It is important to really feel the
power behind prayers of invocation. Click here to see some time honored
prayer invocations and
then try creating your own!
CREATE YOUR OWN PRAYER