Burnt offerings. We exercise rituals to remind ourselves about the importance of a carefully curated atmosphere.
It’s partly about the substances themselves, and partly about the symbolism of transformation.
Burning the sage or palo santo helps us to welcome creativity and good fortune, while also releasing attachments and expectations.
Our intentions rise with the smoke, transitioning from matter to spirit with fire as the catalyst.
Transmutation is the language of the new paradigm.
Take what you have, and build what you desire.
This is the way.