So, it’s been about two weeks since my last post. I had to take a break, mostly due to me feeling that I was loosing the ability to journey. I have begun a few times, but got out of it before it started because I didn’t feel it properly. I think I needed some time to just… be.
One of the things I’ve thought about ever since I was told to start studying and practising shamanism, is to blend my practise with my creative side. I’ve been doing various creative expressions my entire life. I even worked as a photographer for a number of years. So, I suppose I could say that creativity is in my blood.
What I was also told to start doing again, was painting in watercolour. This, I’ve done in periods throughout my life for as far back as I can remember. It is also something that my dad used to do – he also had a number of exhibitions in the nearby area for a number of years before he died.
So – shamanism and watercolour combined. That’s the road for me. I like it. I like it a lot, actually. Painting with watercolour will help me pour power, spirit, messages, emotions et cetera, out into this world. I very much like it.
While I may be a better photographer than I am a painter (of any sort), I really do enjoy painting with watercolour because to me, it very much has to do with following the water. Let the water decide what the image will be.
And since I was born a Pisces with a rather strong focus on water in my horoscope, it feels fitting.
Another thing I am thinking about, is my upcoming birthday. My birthday is, to me, the most important day all year. I couldn’t care less for Christmas, midsummer, Easter or any other seasonal holiday. But my birthday – that really is something. I was born on this day. The number of years is irrelevant, but being born is quite the miracle, wouldn’t you agree? I am not a mother myself, but I’m sure every mother out there would agree on this.
I don’t have a family anymore – both my parents are dead, and I have extremely little if any contact with my siblings. Therefore, I feel the need to do something special for myself on my birthday. I intend to create some sort of ceremoney or ritual that I am going to do, but I haven’t decided on exactly what quite yet. It leans towards the concept of death/re-birth, though. My birthday is next monday, so I’ll get back to you on that one once I decide and create my birthday ceremony. ♥
There is so much work to be done. There are so many things to learn. One of them is to manifest what I want my life to be like. That’s what you do with the law of attraction, but that doesn’t work for me as a solo practise. Within shamanism, however, I do plan and intend to be a rockstar at manifesting my life the way I want it to be.