Once my best friend was diagnosed with some very scary health issues that might have resulted in having a dramatic surgical procedure–one she really didn’t want to have done unless absolutely necessary.
–>Once my best friend was diagnosed with some very scary health issues that might have resulted in having a dramatic surgical procedure–one she really didn’t want to have done unless absolutely necessary.
She sought a second opinion. She talked with a naturopath. She decided on a less extreme course of action, one that her doctors agreed was a good first step.
And we decided to do a healing spell and ceremony for her.
On the chosen night my friend, my lover and I gathered at my friend’s house after dinner. She had small children who had just been put to bed, and we didn’t want to wake them. The weather outside was not conducive to an outdoor ritual, so we had agreed ahead of time that we would try raising energy quietly–by whispering.
When we started our whispered chant, we were all surprised at the intensity of the energy that surged up in our circle. It was powerful enough to give me chills; we all looked at each othere wide eyed, but didn’t stop until the agreed upon number of repetitions. We directed the energy into my friend, and into a healing charm we’d made for her.
It ended up being one of the most powerful rituals I’ve ever participated in–and my friend’s health was restored quickly and more thoroughly than her health care practioners expected. (I want to make a little aside here, though, to emphasize that my friend didn’t do magic instead of getting medical care. She did it in addition to medical care. Because, as another friend of mine put it, doing the mundane, physical-world stuff is part of the magic. It’s keeping our end of the deal so the universe has something to work with.)
So the moral of this little story is . . . multiple.
1. Whispering is a great way to raise energy.
2. Our magical techniques don’t have to be complicated or grandiose to be powerful.
3. And maybe most important, it’s possible to do big magic without waking the kids.