Cassandra and I have performed many Property Cleansings and I thought now was the appropriate time to write about it.
I once lived in a row of terraced houses and in one particular house the couple were unhappy and they divorced after a few years. I noted how the couples who moved into the property after them eventually divorced and wondered if the energies from other couples had affected their relationships.
We need to understand these negative influences. They are usually categorised into two types: thought energies (or if they have a shape – thought forms) and negative spirit influence. Now, you may instantly think about dead people. We are all “spirits”. Some of us are physically alive and some of us aren’t. We do not become a spirit when we physically die,we are already one.One may also say, “But I cannot see/hear spirits, this is proof they don’t exist”. Well, we cannot see radio, or television waves in a room. You cannot hear a dog whistle, but dogs can! It would be rather foolish to conclude such a whistle made no noise simply on the grounds that you didn’t hear it.
Negative thought energies are created by someone (dead or alive) thinking negative thoughts, e.g. anger, hatred, fear etc. If the person is thinking these thoughts about us they are automatically projected in our direction. In addition, as negative spirits are attracted to negative energy these will often accompany the energies,particularly if this is done formally, e,g, by casting a spell.
Fortunately there is defence against these things. Positive energies will dissolve negative and we can arrange for positive spirits to help protect us against negative ones. There is nothing particularly profound about it.
The negative thought content of a spell, or any other form of psychic attack, can be cancelled out by directing a positive thought form of the same, or greater, strength at it. When they meet, the negative thought form will dissolve. This can be achieved by such things as prayer, visualisation, etc.
We inhabit certain energies wherever we live. Our homes are a space of unity where many energies meet – our feelings, thoughts and emotions emit a certain type of energy, but also attract other energies. Family members, neighbours or visitors in our homes can bring in negative energies which may affect our mood and well-being.
Once they enter your home, negative energies impact your whole life. They can cause your budget to fluctuate, break the relationships between family members and disrupt the harmony in your home. As a result, you will feel anxious, restless and broken, with no will to live. However, the symptoms may not be noticeable early, which is why it’s important to know how to detect the negative energy in your home.
When moving into a new house, flat, unit or workplace, you will need to cleanse the new property or workplace because buildings absorb the energies of previous occupants. The curtains and carpets also need to be cleaned as they hold the stagnant/negative energies from previous tenants. These stagnant/negative energies can be absorbed by the people living or working within this space, causing arguments, physical and mental illnesses, and relationship troubles.
Many people do not realize that when they move into a new place there are energies that might be lingering there from past residents or past incidents. While these energies are usually not going to greatly affect you, there is still a chance that it could affect you or someone in your family if the energy is strong enough. These energies can be particularly powerful in a home where there was a lot of negative energy building up over a long period of time. For example, a home where a bitter divorce took place, a home where a suicide or murder took place, or a home that housed a person who might have gone through major depression (or other disorders that would affect a person’s spirituality and/or mentality) are all spaces that could be rife with leftover negative energy.
So while you want to focus on cleaning your new house physically, you might want to also remember to clean your new house spiritually as well. This also applies to a home in which you have been residing that has never been cleansed spiritually to your knowledge. If you’re looking to lighten up the air and promote a positive energy flow in your home, cleansing the energy of your house is imperative.
Now that you know the importance of energetically cleansing your home, let’s learn about the best and easiest ways to cleanse.
A good ol’ fashioned smudging ritual is a Native American tradition of lighting bundles of herbs and using the smoke in order to spiritually cleanse an area or person from negative energy or spirits. Different herbs are used in order to do a smudging ritual, and so the choice of herb is up to you. Some of the herb bundles that can be used include: white sage, cedar, and sweet grass. If you cannot get your hands on a smudging bundle, you can always make your own. Or you can use herbs that you have in your own kitchen cabinet!
There are many herbs with purification qualities that will work just as well as a white sage bundle will work in cleansing a home. For example, you can use dried rosemary, basil, common sage (the kind that you get from the grocery store), cloves, cumin, garlic, and onion (among many others). Create your own loose incense with one or more of these dried herbs and burn them over a charcoal disk (carefully of course!) Let the smoke fill each room with its purifying and cleansing powers.
Blessing one’s home while moving in is actually quite a common practice among various faiths. That being said, you do not have to be of a particular faith in order to bless your home before or while moving in.
The best things to use are oils or holy water. For the oil, you can use plain ol’ olive oil or whatever kind of oil you have in your cabinet. For the holy water, you can acquire some from a Church or create your own.
Cassandra and I were recently asked to perform a house cleansing for someone moving into our village and on this particular occasion we were given complete access to thoroughly examine the property and we were there four hours.
It was a pleasure to do this for our new residents and we warmly welcome them into our community.