Alkysch – I Bless you….

Alkysch

Alkysch is a word in our Siberian language and means Sacred Blessings coming from the Heart.

Before taking my finished Medicine Pieces to Markets and shows to sell, I invocate and bless them.

It looks somewhat like this:

Powers of the East,

Powers of New Beginnings!

Hear my voice,

hear my song,

hear my prayer!

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Powers of the South

Powers of Growth, of teaching and learning!

Hear my voice,

hear my song,

hear my prayer!

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Powers of the West!

Powers Prayers , of introspection and healing!

Hear my voice,

hear my song,

hear my prayer!

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Powers of the North

Powers of Dreams, of Visions of the Wisdom and tradition of the Ancestors

Hear my voice,

hear my song,

hear my prayer!

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Beloved Earth Mother

from where we all come and to where we all return

Hear my voice,

hear my song,

hear my prayer!

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Revered Sky Father

home to the Earth Mother and all her siblings

Hear my voice,

hear my song,

hear my prayer!

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Ee’rens of the 6 Sacred Directions

Humöüy Kangji

Great Mystery

Gemnedo’

Hear my voice,

hear my song,

hear my prayer!

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I wish to call LIFE into these pieces made by me from Gifts from You!

I am humbly asking for Blessings for good energy and long life

For these tools created in the old Sacred Way!

I am giving thanks for all the different Gifts from the Wild I was able to use to create these pieces:

Spruce Grouse! I thank you for gifting me your mortal body as material for teaching tools!

Heron! I am thankful that you trusted me with your remains.

Raven! I am sorry, Amarook, the Wolf ate you, and hope you will be smarter, when next you re-emerge from an egg in a Raven’s nest. Death is just a journey through the dark side of the Endless Circle and like all of us, you will be back. For now, I will honor your feathers and use them well.

Hawk! I just found you. You were old and arthritic. You had a good long life. Now you have a little rest and I thank you for your body and your beautiful feathers.

Pheasant! Thank you for these feathers. May they be honored and admired as a part of these Medicine Tools and remind people about taking pride in their own heritage.

Blue Jay!I thank you for these feathers. May you live a long life and enjoy all the Sunflower seeds we put out for you.

Turkey. I am sorry, you ran across the road at the wrong time. I thank you for your feathers. They remind us of your Medicine, to give thanks to Mother Earth for all she provides for all of us.

Great Gray Owl! May you have food always and live a long healthy life! May your descendants be many!

Woodpecker – I still miss you every day.May you rest in peace and be re-born in spring.

Parrot – Philip! May you have food always and live a long healthy life! May you bring joy to your human family!

Deer family, I thank you for the gift of hide and hair. With the pieces of your body used here a part of you will live forever and remind the people of your gentle and none violent ways always.

Moose family: I thank you for the gift of bone and hide. With the pieces of your body used here a part of you will live forever and remind the people of your Medicine of balance between gentleness and strength always.

Fox family: I am so sorry, you, my little brother never got to play in the wild and were born raised and killed for your fur. Now you are free and this piece of your fur brings honor to your kind. Nay you sense the wind, the sun and the rain.

Pine Tree, I thank you for the gift of wood that became part of the handle of these pieces. May your family always have wind and water. May your family grow tall and plentiful.

I am thankful to everyone and every Being that worked on creating the beads I used here.Their labor is respected and reflected in these pieces.

I wish to give thanks to the Mineral family for the materials provided for beads and dyes.

I wish to honor everyone and everything that has found a place within these pieces.

In the Sacred Smoke of Cedar and Juniper I bless these pieces and call them to Life!

(singing the Life giving chant….)

And now it is done.

In Beauty it is finished.

In Beauty and humility they are released into the Great Circle of Life.

May they find an owner who cherishes and uses them in the most respectful way and with the best intentions only. May you all soar in your living Beinghood.

May you go out and be representatives and teachers of the old sacred ways.

May your owners be your partners in walking in Beauty and Balance.

Always.

May there be Blessings!

May there be Blessings!

May there be Blessings!

Always!

Shyan am’

Invocation – in cyber space?

    In Beauty and in Balance

 I am send Sacred Smoke towards the Powers of the EAST

 towards Spring, Morning, Sunrise, Future and New beginnings!

 I am giving thanks for their protection they provide for all living beings and for the gifts they instill into all of us:

 Confidence, Courage, Energy, Enthusiasm and Joy.

 May these gifts guide us through our days and through our lives.

  This site in Grandmother Spider’s worldwide web is dedicated towards exploring, learning, teaching and growing.

    – Always!

In Beauty and in Balance

I am send Sacred Smoke towards the Powers of the SOUTH,

towards Noon, Midday, Mid life, and the never ending hustle and bustle that makes up our daily life……

– but also towards the finer gifts of South: The deep seated power of Love, friendship, family bonds, passions,

all the powerful emotions awe human beings are capable of expressing and experiencing.

Let us give thanks for all of them, for they paint our lives with colour and dept.

May we thrive in our own inner South,

May we also find reprieve from stress and worries and find time and space – – for ourselves – and for each other.

may the gifts of summer always be with us and carry us through – any rough patches!

In Beauty and in Balance

I am send Sacred Smoke towards the Powers of the WEST, towards Autumn, Evening , Sunset, realm of introspection, change and letting goof all the things that no longer serve us well – or aide the Greater good.
West is the place where one digs deep – to find courage for change.

Let us give thanks for that strength, for that courage, and for the Sacred Blessing of healing and renewal,

that are ever present for all of us.

Towards healing and renewal, towards peace of body and mind we shall strive….

Today, here – and always!

In Beauty and in Balance

I am send Sacred Smoke towards the Powers of the NORTH, place of darkness, quiet, meditation, trance, dreams and visions.

Of the Stillness of winter but also of the ancestral wisdom.

Let us be keenly aware, that these gifts are here, within everyone at any time. when we tune inward, deep into ourselves, into our own inner Bear Cave, into our own inner Dreaming, we will awaken

– the small still voice of our Soul

– our own inner wisdom

– and the primordial wisdom of our Ancestors,

Guides and Guardians

Let us listen -deeply! and then, let us follow…..

– -Always!

I am send heartfelt greetings towards Mother Earth,

who still is sound asleep beneath a deep blanket of ice and snow. Soon however she will awaken and a new cycle of life will begin.

Let us give thanks for the abundance, she provides for all her children,

not just for us.

All Beings upon her broad back are our Brothers and sisters, our kin. So let us send our gratitudes to them:

the 4 Leggeds

the Swimmers,

the Winged Ones,

the Shape Changers,

the Green People

the Standing People

and the Rock Nation, that make up the Body of the Earth Mother.

Let us always protect the Body of our Mother and our family that lives upon it!

Let us send reverence towards the Fire in her belly

the Water in her veins

and the Air, that surrounds her body

Let us walk in Beauty and in Balance!

– Always!

I am sending Sacred Smoke towards Father Sky,

home to the Earth Mother and all her many Brothers and Sisters, that live within his blue-black blanket.

Let us send greetings to grandfather Sun, who keeps us warm, and to Grandmother Moon, that will rise anew tonight and fill us with sensuality and intuition.

May father Sky always remind us, how small we are.

May that fill us with gratitude and humility.

– Always!

Great Spirit,

Wakan Tanka,
Uzen,
Giche Manitou,
Lord God,
revered Goddess,
Great Mystery!
You with so many names, You who are everywhere and anywhere,
You within everyone and everything!
Great mystery please bless this Circle and all of us,
Please bless all our friends and loved ones

And please bless anyone and everyone alive upon Mother Earth and beyond.

Always!

Shyan am’

Hozho nah’ sha’

Chee Meegweetch