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A Guide to Creating Sacred Space

Last month, we delved into the art of clearing our spaces energetically, and this time, I want to talk about bringing the Sacred into our homes. Creating a Sacred Space isn't about aesthetics; it's about crafting an environment where we can slow down, be fully present, and connect with the Divine, however you perceive it. Whether you call it God, Goddess, Source, or something else entirely, the essence remains the same.

How do we achieve this? Clearing the space, setting intentions, and even intentional interior design can play a role too.

In a world that constantly bombards us with distractions, it's vital to carve out moments of stillness. These are the moments where we can truly commune with the Divine. And this is precisely why meditation holds such profound power.

So, as you go about your day, consider how you can infuse your living space with elements that invite this sacredness.

A great place to start is by finding a quiet corner or spot where you can establish your meditation area and altar. Energetically clear the designated space and prepare it for its new purpose. Utilize a cloth made of natural material to lay on your altar (this can be an end table or other small flat surface), add an image or statue that represents your connection to the Divine or your ancestors. As you create your sacred space, incorporate the four elemental energies. Earth can be represented by crystals, sand, or stones, air can be symbolized by a feather or the fragrant smoke of incense. Water finds its place in a cup or glass, and fire can be introduced through the gentle flicker of a candle or the aroma of burning incense.

To further enrich your sacred space, consider offering something meaningful as a token of your devotion, such as fresh flowers or ripe fruit, making sure to replace them before they show signs of decay. Establishing a daily ritual around your space and including meditation, helps to solidify its sanctity. Ensure that your altar remains tended to by changing the water daily and tidying up any debris from burnt incense or candles. As you engage with your sacred space, take a moment to greet the Divine or your ancestors, inviting their presence into your meditation. Incorporating these practices into your daily routine, even if just for 5-10 minutes, can cultivate a deeper sense of connection and grounding. Should distractions arise during your meditation, simply close your eyes and return to your breath.

Remember, the Divine resides in all things. By bringing elements into your home that resonate with your connection to the Divine, you infuse your surroundings with sacred energy. Stay open to the myriad ways in which you can connect with the Divine. For some, like myself, connecting with nature serves as a profound gateway. Personally, I find solace and connection by nurturing fruit trees and flowers, not only providing for my family, friends, and neighbors but also fostering an interconnectedness with Gaia, or Mother Earth.

In essence, cultivating a sacred space isn't just about the physical artifacts or rituals; it's about fostering a deep, personal connection to the Divine, however you perceive it.

If you're considering a home project this coming year and hope to intentionally shift the energy of your space, let's set up a personalized interior design consultation to help you make the most of your time and investment at

If you're interested in taking my Reiki I course on Saturday, June 15th you can reserve your spot here.

Learn more tips in my free Interior Design eBook here     

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