Spiritual cleansing

February 3, 2017

spiritual-cleansingI’ll be back from school in Virginia Beach over the weekend. This is the last of the guest posts that have been running in my absence. And here’s one on spiritual cleansing that I love. Especially because I’m at my final residency in the past-life regression program at Atlantic University, the college Edgar Cayce founded in the 1930s. 

If ever there was a time for the entire nation to do some spiritual cleansing, it’s now. So let’s all run out to the store, buy some white sage and a turkey feather, and smudge the shi*t out of the world. That’s what I think should happen.

My hilarious and opinionated blogger friend, Barbara Hammond knows a little about this because years ago she rented a house in which strange things happened, things so odd that she headed out to a new age store for help, which was how she came to smudging with sage.

And if it wasn’t enough that strange things happened BEFORE she smudged, you ought to hear what happened DURING the smudging.

As an additional bonus, in the process of reading her intriguing story, you’ll also learn how you can smudge and do some spiritual cleansing, on your own. Because trust me, that knowledge will come in handy during these next few years.  Boy, will it!

Here’s Barbara, from Zero to 60 and Beyond, with a story from some years ago that bears repeating today:

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Since it’s now 2011 and I have faith this year will be soooo much better than last, I decided not to take any chances. I went to a great little new age store near me and bought a white sage smudge stick and a turkey feather.

You may be asking yourself, “What the…?” It’s ok, most people have never heard about cleansing in this way, so I’m going to explain it. Then I’ll tell you the story that proved to me it’s not just a bunch of hooey.






21 comments on “Spiritual cleansing
  1. I have been to several cleansings and my masseuse does it in the room every time I go for a massage. But I guess my house is pretty happy because there doesn’t seem to be any bad energy here. But, heck we could all cleanse on a regular basis, so I think I’ll get to it! Thanks, Carol and I hope your school was wonderful!

  2. Milton GOh says:

    I pray that God will provide you with the true cleansing that takes place in your spirit when you accept Him!
    In Him you will experience the perfect peace that you seek because He is the Prince of Peace. Have a blessed weekend!

  3. That’s quite a story you linked us to! I probably would have run screaming from that house and never went back.

  4. Wow thats a bit interesting. I keep a prayer journal and i feel so much better when im done praying.

  5. Love it….and love Barbara’s take too…hilarious
    WHen I was in high school my dad did a catholic outreach to the Native Americans here in New Orleans and they would often invite us both to cleansing ceremonies. We were given names at one by the tribal chief along with our regalia where I was named Turtle and my dad was 2 Crows….and then they would smudge us to death! I never knew which was worse Sage Burning at a smudge or Incense at the catholic mass…either way I always stunk! So much for being cleansed! haha

  6. Carissa says:

    When I lived in Brazil I had neighbors that would do cleanses or other similar nature to their home. I like to think that it carried over to our place.

  7. Sondra barker says:

    I will definitely have to try a spiritual cleanse.I’ve heard great things about burning white sage inside the home!


  8. Jazz says:

    Hilarious but informative! I’ve never heard of it being done in this way but found it very interesting. Here’s to learning something new. And trying a cleanse of my own!

  9. Krysten says:

    I have heard of spiritual cleanings, but I have never performed one on my own. I always wanted to, I felt like it would help to bring more peace into the house if I did one. This post was very informative, I might have to finally try this out myself.

  10. I’ve never heard of spiritual cleansing before. Hopefully this new age spiritual cleansing works for you and brings peace to you.

  11. Oh my goodness! That’s like a scene from a paranormal / ghost hunting documentary! I certainly would not want to witness something like that firsthand!

  12. Nancy Hill says:

    But why a TURKEY feather?

  13. That was a scary read. I remember my cousin renting a house that had “spirits” It would mess up their house when they were asleep. Good thing they decided to leave. This smudging is something new I learned today. However, I still believe in the power of God. He alone can purge any spirit as long as we have faith in him.

  14. ohmummymia says:

    quite scary for me:D I’ve never tried spiritual cleanse but I will think about it

  15. Chrissy says:

    I would love to try doing a spiritual cleansing as I am going through a divorce and it’s very hard on me. Thank you for this post, I’m going to try.

  16. Kelly Reci says:

    i knew it! we are not weird! lol. my family is very religious and every Sunday we gather together in my Aunt’s house after church to have a spiritual cleansing. Sometimes its being emotional, but God is good. He never leave us broken. Praise!

  17. You’re definitely right about the entire nation needing to do some spiritual cleansing! I’ve never seen such vile mess spewed from people as I have recently! Perhaps we just start sending white sage and turkey feather care packages to those we think could do with it LOL

  18. Stacey says:

    I have seen this on TV, but never in person. You are so right about cleansing the world, it could definitely use a thoroughly washing.

  19. Milica says:

    Instead of saging I would try to find a new apartment. 🙂 What a story.

  20. Deanna says:

    This keeps coming up for me lately, I think I’ll do a smudging this weekend!

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