Category Archives: The Five Senses

Sensing the Subtleties in ALL of Their Expression

The past five (5) weeks (10, if you incorporated the Magickally Human posts!) have taken us on a journey looking more closely at the interplay between our physical senses and their effects on our spiritual work. We engage and overlap … Continue reading

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Sensing the Subtleties: Part Five

Hearing (Auditory) You breathe deeply into the meditation of grounding; preparing and anchoring yourself in anticipation of entering sacred space. You step forward and cross the threshold of ritual space and pass between two drums placed on either side of … Continue reading

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Sensing the Subtleties: Part Four

Taste (Gustatory) In esoteric and spiritual practice, the use of taste brings us to a place of harmony with the natural world. If we make healthy choices those foods we eat honor the earth and her bounty. In ritual, the … Continue reading

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Sensing the Subtleties: Part Three

Touch (Somatic Sensory) In esoteric and spiritual practice, the use of touch is closely connected to the principles of vibration and rhythm. A pebble dropped in a pool of water sets off a visible series of vibration. A hand reaching … Continue reading

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Sensing the Subtleties: Part Two

Sight (Visual) According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary Sight is defined as: the sense through which a person or animal becomes aware of light, color, etc., by using the eyes; the ability to see; and or the act of seeing someone … Continue reading

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Sensing the Subtleties: Part One

The Five Senses Our spiritual work relies on our physical and subtle states of being working co-creatively and collaboratively. We engage the senses in this work continually, but rarely give equal importance to them all. The sense of sight is … Continue reading

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