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Healing your Shadows: Inviting the Light In to Heal Karmic Wounds

Healing your Shadows: Inviting the Light In to Heal Karmic Wounds

We all have trauma. We all have wounds that we need to heal, regardless if they’re historical or fresh or sewn up.  If you’re being drawn to a sure section of your darkness and don’t understand why- if there’s something that feels remembered in your sadness or sorrows or hurt- you may be feeling karmic wounds. You are incarnated with certain humans from existence to life- there to instruct you a lesson in some way, structure or form. And sometimes when we come upon people we’ve regarded before, the lessons and hurts they educate us convey up our karmic past, and parts of our souls that are tough to reach.

This spell for karmic restoration makes use of the tarot playing cards I wrote about a couple of weeks ago to create a transition into surrendering old patterns and wounds. The symbols and snap shots on the tarot playing cards permit us to join with a phase of ourselves we can also not continually listen to- mainly when the cards speak of heavier issues. By working with a few of the cards that scare us, we are able to faucet into past pains and traumas and access them from a new way. Use what scares you, leap into it and heal it. Use my final put up as a information for what card speaks to you- or use some thing different card you experience drawn to.

What you’ll need:

Tarot cards- two or 3 tarot cards.

They can be:

The Tower

The Two of Swords

The Ten of Swords


The Devil

Or any card you’re drawn to for recuperation purposes.

Sage/ Mugwort/ Lavender/ Sweetgrass to cleanse your sacred space

A shower

A fireproof bowl

Pen and paper

A black and white candle

Some uninterrupted time in sacred space


Anything wished to solid a circle

Stones:  Rose Quartz, Amethyst, Onyx, Obsidian


Set up your altar dealing with the North with your two candles, playing cards and whatever stones you pick to use. Have your fireplace proof bowl and your pen and paper prepared to use. You can create an altar with something makes you sense entire and blanketed and healed. Buy your self some flowers, cover your area in mementos- do whatever. Just make certain you have ample area to mild portions of paper on hearth safely!

Before you shower, cleanse your sacred space with some White Sage, Mugwort, sweetgrass or Lavender.

  •   Shower.

Undress intentionally. Take time to sluggish down and start breathing into your feelings. Once you’re bare imagine yourself in a cocoon of white light. Bathe in it. Take a few slow, deep breaths and step into the shower. Continue to breathe deliberately as you sense the rush of heat come over you like a waterfall of white light. Imagine that each drop of water on your pores and skin is restoration you, kissing any of your wounds. Let your idea wander to something feels like home. Imagine you’re somewhere a ways away below a waterfall. There’s nothing wrong- you are blissful. Warm. Safe. Free. Take time and enjoy the light.

Once you’re achieved showering, take time to put on some lotion or oil, imagine white light shifting from your fingers into your skin. Give your self a massage. Bask in how high-quality it feels to contact yourself. Give your self some TLC. Ground yourself.

  •   IF you want:: Cast a circle

Once you feel all effervescent and loved on, move to your altar. You can continue to be nude, also called skyclad, or you can wear something that makes you feel magnificent and powerful- a robe, some lingerie, a at ease sweater. What feels most like YOU? Wear that.

Using your finger, a wand, a crystal wand or an athame, solid a circle. Moving clockwise, extend your arm and stroll round the parameter of your workspace in a circle three times, imaging white/violet light taking pictures out from something you’re the usage of and forming a circle ofaround you like a protecting hedge of energy. You can say something if you’d like, like

“I cast this circle as a sacred area between worlds. Only that which serves in my easiest motive and in my highest want resides here. This is a house of love, of healing. So mote it be”

  •   Meditate on the Tarot

Now comes the fun part. Sit down with your tarot cards. Take a 2nd and breathe. Look at the cards, and take deep breaths, observing into the playing cards and listening for something they may additionally be telling you. How can the hurt, the fear, the pain in the playing cards you’ve chosen assist heal you? What is it that you want to let go of or pick up or soften? What part of your karma are the cards you’re working with talking to you about?

  •   Light your candles

Light your black candle thinking about all the pain you prefer to release and let go of. Imagine any unneeded electricity getting dissolved via the white light that surrounds you. Gaze into the flame of your candle, softening your eyesight and imagining everything that has harm you burning in the flames. Once you feel ready, light your white candle, imagining that violet mild is surrounding you. As you light the candle think about healing. Bliss. Peace. Feel the entirety in your soul. Gaze into the flame, imagining the heat healing any wound you may additionally feel. Imagine it getting included with loving kisses from the universe. Gaze into each flames and experience softness and warmth.

REMEMBER- Listen to your intuition. Soften your gaze and see where the flames take you. Listen to the little voices in your soul reminding you of the place you’ve been- pay attention to what it is you want to heal.

  •   Burn It and Let it Go

Grab your paper and pen. With your tarot playing cards in front of you, take a 2d and think of what section of yourself or your soul you prefer to heal. Fold your paper in half. On the left 1/2 proper about what you desire to let go of. On the proper 1/2 write what you want to manifest, and heal. Rip the left 1/2 of your paper into strips and mild every on fire, disposing them in the bowl to burn when you’re done. Imagine every aspect you choose to let go of dissolving into the universe, detaching itself from you.

You can say some thing like

“I release these historical wounds and patterns that no longer serve me into the universe, so mote it be” when you’re done. Take your time- bask in the true physical act of gazing these papers burn. When you’re called to, do the identical aspect to the right half of the paper. This time think about each of these intentions as bubbles of power bursting in the universe, equipped to manifest. With each strip of paper you burn, think about a bandage of white mild healing your damage and your pain. When you’re achieved you can say something like “I release my wounds into the universe, and I cowl myself in love and white light to heal. I bask in the essence of the divine//universe. So mote it be”

  •   Sit with it

Once you’ve burned it all up, sit down with your tarot cards and your candles. When you experience ready, shut your eyes and take 5 deep breaths. Imagine that you are bathed in white light. You can maintain or vicinity any crystals along your body- a rose quartz on your heart and an amethyst on your 0.33 eye are specially healing. Imagine a vortex of white light masking and engulfing you, healing you of your hurt. Don’t rush the process. When you’re finished, sit up. Put your forehead to the floor and imagine any excess energy being grounded thru you into the earth. Take some time to journal or create if you feel the need to file what you’re feeling. As always- comply with your intuition.

  •   If you solid a circle:

Walk counter- clockwise once. Imagining all the energy going up through anything you forged the circle with, via your body and into your ft and the ground. When you’re completed you can say “The circle is open, may additionally it in no way be broken”. Ground your electricity once more.

When you’re done, take time to relax. Do anything it is that makes you feel good. Sage. Write. Create. Bask in your healing. You might also revisit this ritual on every occasion you need- focusing on what you desire to launch at some stage in the Waning Moon, and focusing on what you choose to manifest in the course of the Waxing Moon.


  •   Shower- imagining a waterfall of white light
  •   Cast a circle
  •   Meditate on your chosen tarot cards
  •   Light your candles focusing on what you choose to let go of and heal
  •   Write down what you choose to let go of and heal on paper- burn it
  •   Sit with your feelings
  •   Ground your energy
  •   Close your circle
  •   Celebrate and journal! 
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