What is Smudging?
Smudging is an old practice used for spiritual cleansing with smoke, Sage being one of the many sacred herbs. White Sage in particular is known for negative energy clearing.
Why use Smudging?
The act of smudging has been known to remove bad energy and bring a feeling of clarity and peace to the home or environment. Smudging has been used as a why to invite higher spiritual vibrations into the place of healing or meditation.
How to Smudge Your Home
Start by saying a prayer to invite your spirit guides and angels in. Ask them your divine helpers to assist in guarding and cleansing the energy of your home.
Then Light the Smudge stick over a dish and create as much smoke with as little flame as possible. Once it is lit first things first, CLEANSE YOURSELF! If you are trying to purify your home. Your need to be pure as well.
After you are cleansed, walk your home with a clear mind and intentions. Walk into all corners of each room of your home. Use your hand or a feather to direct the smoke where you want it to go.
As you are coming to the end of your cleanse and pushed all of the negative energy to one room. Use your hand or feather to redirect the energy out with your mind through the windows and doors.
Possible Prayers or Blessings to Say During a Cleansing
Cleansing this space, remove the past
I've found my happiness at last
Fill this space with joy and love
Send Your Blessings from Above
Negativity of this my sacred space
I banish you by the light of my grace
You have no hold or power here
I stand and face you with no fear
Be gone forever you will obey
From my Sacred space you must away
God of All, Goddess of Light
Shield & Protect me day & Night
Positive Feeling Alone Come Near
All others wither & Disappear