This spell is one that can help you to release negativity and distress that may build up when you do not believe that you’re in control of your life. It employs the four Elements to do this and may be performed on any day during a Waning Moon. It’s been kept deliberately simple so you can spend more time in learning how to make your emotions work for you rather than letting them overwhelm you.
Bowl of water
Bowl of salt
Dried herbs (such as sage for wisdom)
Vessel in which the herbs can be burnt
Casting Directions for ‘Purifying Emotions’
Stand in your sacred space, light the candle and say: I call upon the Elements in thissimple ceremony that I may be cleansed from the contamination of negativity.
Wave your hands quickly over or through the fire and say: I willingly release negative actions in my passion.
Rub the salt on your hands and say: I discharge stumbling blocks and obstacles in my earth.
Put the herbs in the container and light them. Wave the smoke before you, inhale the perfume as it burns and state : I clean my atmosphere of unwise thoughts.
Dip your hands in the water and say I purify this water. Let this relinquishing be gentle. Purified, cleansed and released in most ways, I acknowledge my faith and trust in my own clarity.
Spend a little time considering the upcoming few weeks to come. Recognize that there may be times when you need the clarity you have just requested. Now dispose of the ingredients immediately from the following way:
Put the salt in with the ashes then pour the -water on the ground so that it mingles with -the ash and salt. It is often helpful to find some sort of ceremonial method of releasing energy which lets you give up an old situation which is still troubling you. A good-time to do this is just before a New Moon, so that you-can begin a fresh cycle with renewed vigour.