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A Rite of Passage Meditation Video for You

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Life changes us as we go through it, day by day and year by year. Sometimes those changes fall under the umbrella of Big Official Life Changes that we already have rituals for in the modern western world: graduation, marriage, funerals.

But sometimes those changes don't have common, expected ceremonies associated with them. I've filled in some of those gaps in the pages of Ariadne's Thread, providing rites for coming of age, welcoming a new child into the family, blessing a new home, and more.

But what about those times when we feel like we've passed through a doorway, but life just keeps moving on without any acknowledgment of the change? Ending a relationship, whether it's a romantic one, a friend, or even a job, might need to be witnessed. Moving on from life situations, from medical issues, or even literally moving to a new city - these are all life changes that we might need to acknowledge in a sacred way.

Even if those things happened a long time ago, they might still feel unresolved because there was no recognition of the passage into the new way of being.

With this in mind, I've decided to share one of the meditations from the online Minoan spirituality classes I used to teach. I've gussied it up with a video, but for the best results, close your eyes and let your mind choose the right images for you.

This is a general-purpose rite of passage meditation, a ritual held within the sacred space of your imagination. Use it for recent life changes or those long past. I hope it brings you closure and peace.

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Laura Perry is a priestess and creator who works magic with words, paint, ink, music, textiles, and herbs. She's the founder and Temple Mom of Ariadne's Tribe, an inclusive Minoan spiritual tradition. When she's not busy drawing and writing, you can find her in the garden or giving living history demonstrations at local historic sites.


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