Day 16

Half way through the blog along!  Been thinking all day what I wanted to post about.  But I got nuthin’!  That seems to be the running theme, some of us are stumped for topics.  I think I might spend some time tomorrow search Google or Pintrest for some ideas.

The “Women Who Run With The Wolves” read through officially begins today. Our circle was opened yesterday with a lovely ceremony. I learned something new about “shaking off” negative energies and how I can center and ground myself.  Burning incense or sage or using essential oils isn’t always an option.  While I might enjoy the scents, those I live with might not.  Plus with oils I need to be careful  because of the fur babes.  I am considering making a spray or two though if I can find scents that appeal to me.  I was gifted a piece of Black Tourmaline for Yule by my cousin.  I have a piece of Hematite too. I have what I thought was a smaller Hematite only to discover this morning it’s not real.  I wasn’t a happy camper to find that out.   I’m not sure if I have Smokey Quartz, I think I do.  But I can stick with the Tourmaline and Hematite for now. I was just looking at what I had that I could carry along with me.

One thing I noticed is when I tried bringing the Hematite to my charkras, my throat area got a real tight feeling.  Like I swallowed something and it was stuck.  When I moved it away, the feeling lessened, but when I moved it back I felt it more.  I’ve never done anything like that before, it was something I tried on a whim this morning after I read a blog post by a friend on her recent visit to a Shaman who examined her chakras.  I need to do a bit more reading about this sort of thing.  I feel like I have no voice, so the reaction I had with the Hematite at my throat wasn’t a total shock.

I’m slowly reading through the introduction. I have a notebook to jot things I might want to make note of handy.  Still need to get some highlighters, I have a yellow one but they’ve never been my favorite.  And I’m using my Red Aquarelle because it was handy.  I think I might do an initial read of the intro, and then go back and read it again.  Maybe when it’s quiet with less distractions than I have during the day with the household awake.

I’m a bit anxious about reading this book and what it might crack open.  I’m anxious/nervous about what reactions those around me might have should these cracks inspire me to make some changes in myself and my ways.  Small bites and baby steps, deep breaths, inhale – exhale – repeat.  Not going to jump to conclusions on something that might not even happen.

There I go…overthinking and worrying about things too soon.  Maybe it’s time for a mug of tea and settle in to read a few more pages.


5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. ShandyG
    Apr 16, 2018 @ 21:00:21

    I hope you enjoy the book! I struggle with throat chakra as well.


  2. janasteyn
    Apr 16, 2018 @ 23:05:38

    Baby steps. That’s what I always tell myself. I once did a Chakra opening yoga challenge and some moves really made my through feel very tight so I figure my throat Chakra needs some love and attention. Using my voice is something I struggle with too.


  3. angelsloveyou
    Apr 17, 2018 @ 07:23:16

    All what you went through is very interesting. I know what you mean about over thinking. When I was wearing a crystal around my neck on a chain I started feeling almost sick. I took off the crystal and felt much better. Hope you enjoy the book.


    • TheForgottenMuse
      Apr 17, 2018 @ 09:35:32

      I had something similar with a necklace I was gifted years ago. Every time I wore it, it felt like a heavy weight around my neck. My neck hurt when ever I wore it, yet in my hand it was light as a feather. It was a fairy necklace with a “hidden” pentagram with a gem stone in it. I didn’t know about cleansing things at the time. After I heard about cleansing amulets and such, I did that with this particular necklace. It helped some, but it still feels like a weight around my neck.
      I hope I enjoy it, too. So far I am, but it’s only the intro I’m reading right now.


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