A year ago, a statue like this would NOT have been found at my house.
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I gave away, donated, returned to the earth or otherwise disposed of over 90% of the spiritual 'tools' I had accumulated over the past decade.
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It came down to power:
✨ Where we give it away
✨ Where we take it from other sources
✨ Where others use objects to steal it from us
✨ And where we need to discern what is TRUE power... and what is not
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It was simultaneously some of the darkest days of my spiritual path AND the most brilliantly empowering.
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Encounters with less than honest practitioners. Things that go bump in the night from beings they unleashed. Manipulation I couldn't see until it was too late {it's never too late, but damn there are times it goes on tooooooo long}
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Truth is I wanted to throw it all out with the bath water {and lots of cleansing baths were had}.
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But deep down I knew it was part of the process-
✨Working with power objects, and yet knowing the power actually comes from you.
✨ Discernment vs. blind faith.
✨ Faith- not in deities or mantras or mentors, but finding faith in MYSELF- through them
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So I needed a clean slate. A way to explore the source of my own power, without relying on any one 'thing' as the magic ticket or secret sauce.
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What I found, was a store of power within me I never knew I had {and let's be frank, I already felt damn powerful to begin with. But this is next level experience}
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What I learned is the type of healer I am- and owning it.
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What I discovered is that our tools are magic helpers, but at the end of the day- the only being responsible for your life, is YOU.
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And so, beautiful items such as this have found their way back into my home. Into my heart. 
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And I'm learning to dance with appreciating their beauty & lessons, while maintaining my own power instead of giving it away to them.
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🔥 Ancient wisdom is like that- it's survived the test of time not because it intervenes in our lives, but because it teaches us how to intervene on our own behalf 🔥
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And so once again Isis shines in my living room, Lakshmi reigns in my prosperity corner, Aphrodite stands next to my bed, and I finally feel like the Queen of my own domain 🏹🔥⚔️