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Revitalize Your Life With A Spiritual Spring Clean

FREE psychic reading at PsychicAccess.com, Click Here NOW!!!The spring season is upon us and with it comes a fresh energy of renewal and rebirth.

Very often at this time of year people do a “spring cleaning” of their homes and workspaces, and for good reason. On a spiritual level, we have been moved by the powerful influence of this vibrant seasonal energy since the beginning of time.

As the light of the sun returns and the air begins to warm, we feel on a deep level the cycle of rebirth and the return of fertility to the earth that sustains us, just as our ancestors did through the ages. It inspires us to make room in our lives for this invigorating energy of renewal.

The ancients held the spring in high regard, attributing significant spiritual and symbolic meanings to the season. Although beliefs varied across different cultures, they mostly centered around themes of renewal, fertility, rebirth, and celebration.

In Ancient Egypt, for example, spring was closely associated with the annual flooding of the Nile, which brought fertile silt to the fields. The Egyptians celebrated the festival of Sham el-Nessim, marking the beginning of spring, which was believed to bring rejuvenation and health.

The beauty of spring lies in its ability to transform even the darkest places into fields of light ~ Andrew Island

In Greek mythology, spring is celebrated as the return of Persephone from the underworld to her mother Demeter, the goddess of agriculture. Her return marked the end of winter and the beginning of the fertile season, a story that symbolized the cycles of death and rebirth, and the restoration of life.

The ancient Chinese celebrated the Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year, which marks the end of winter and the beginning of the spring in the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. It is a time for cleaning away evil spirits and misfortune and welcoming good luck and prosperity. Nowruz, the Persian New Year, also coincides with the vernal equinox and is a celebration of the renewal of nature. It is marked by various rituals symbolizing rebirth, health, and prosperity, reflecting the ancient Persians’ reverence for the cycles of nature.

The Celts celebrated Imbolc, a festival marking the beginning of spring. It was associated with the goddess Brigid, symbolizing fire and fertility. Imbolc is a time for purification and light, reflecting the increasing strength of the sun and the awakening of the land.

The Norse celebrated the festival of Ostara, named after the goddess of spring and dawn, Eostre, and gave the modern celebration of Easter its name. It was seen as a time of renewal, when the ice melts, and life returns to the earth. The festival is still represented today by Easter symbols of fertility and rebirth, such as eggs and rabbits.

Across diverse cultures, spring was a time of communal celebration, reflection, and renewal. It was deeply woven into the spiritual and practical lives of people, marking a period of transition and new beginnings.

Our living and working environments have a powerful influence on how we think and feel. Allowing this fresh energy to inspire us to refresh our spaces realigns us with the universal flow of life force energy and the primal cycles of nature.

The spring season can inspire some people to make major lifestyle changes or even embark on a transformational journey to completely change their destiny. But for most it simply manifests as going through closets and cupboards to organize them better, getting rid of unused things that have piled up, sorting out things from the previous season that we won’t be using again until fall or winter.

Spring is the season of wonder, where even the most mundane things become magical ~ Anna Islington

This process is greatly aided by the spirit and ambient energies of the spring season. Sometimes it even inspires us to completely rearrange our spaces. The arrangement of objects in a room can completely change the flow of energy, especially when using the principles of Feng Shui.

In my own practice, I like to use this time to create little rituals around sorting through my life and organizing things for the coming summer season. I like to think about what new experiences I want to invite into my life in the coming months. I think about how I want to align my life with the powerful energies of fertility and creation that bloom throughout the spring and summer.

As the light grows each day in the sky, it is a beautiful time to ask yourself how you want to grow with it. What seeds do you want to see sprout in your life? Do you want to create more love and connection? With whom? Do you want to foster more professional growth in your life? Do you want to start new projects? How about creative outlets? Or maybe healthy habits you want to start or improve?

Aligning your intentions with this powerful, primal earth energy is a wonderful way to stay in flow with your own goals while using the momentum of the seasonal energy to help you.

Also, as you sort through the material items in your life and organize your spaces to be more efficient, you are increasing the flow of energy around you. This will help you tap into the rejuvenating influences that are abundant at this time.

Think about what spaces you would like to refresh and how, and how this can align with specific goals you have. Perhaps being healthier would align well with cleaning out your pantry or refrigerator.

Spending more time outdoors and in nature in the coming summer months is also a good reason to start organizing your closet or garage so you have easier access to active wear or that old bike. Moving the furniture around in your bedroom can help you sleep more soundly. It can help to be intentional about why you are organizing and how it supports the outcomes you want to align with.

Spring drew on and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that Hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps ~ Charlotte Brontë

This is a blessed time to intentionally align with the freshness of the new season and the life-giving energies of the earth. I hope you are inspired to consider how you can consciously use this energy in your life this season.

Here are some practical tips for making the most of your spiritual spring cleaning:

Intention Setting: Before you begin, take a moment to set an intention for your spring cleaning. This could be to create a more peaceful environment, to let go of the old, or to invite new energy into your life. Setting an intention can help guide your efforts and bring purpose to your actions.

Incorporate Ritual: Turn cleaning into a ritual. You can light a candle or incense to mark the beginning of your cleaning session, play uplifting or calming music, or recite a mantra or affirmation as you clean. Ritual transforms routine cleaning into a spiritually enriching experience.

Mindful Declutter: As you go through your belongings, consider not only their physical usefulness, but also their emotional weight. Hold each item and ask yourself if it brings you joy, serenity, or serves a purpose. If it doesn’t, consider letting it go. This practice is inspired by the KonMari method and can be a powerful tool for spiritual decluttering.

Natural Light: Open curtains and windows to let in fresh air and natural light. Many spiritual traditions associate light with clarity, truth, and enlightenment. With the right intention cleaning your windows can also be symbolic of clearing your vision, both literally and metaphorically.

Natural Cleaners: Choose natural, eco-friendly cleaning products or make your own with ingredients like vinegar, baking soda, and essential oils. Not only does this help the environment and improve your own healthy living, but it also ensures that your space is infused with natural elements increases positive spiritual energy.

High-Energy Areas: Pay special attention to areas of your home where energy is concentrated. This may include the entrance (where energy enters), the kitchen (where food is prepared), and any personal altar or meditation space. Keeping these areas clean and tidy can help optimize the flow of positive energy.

Digital Declutter: Your spiritual spring cleaning can extend to digital spaces. Take time to organize your digital files, unsubscribe from unnecessary emails, and clean up your social media feeds. This can help reduce mental clutter and create more space for positive, uplifting content.

Sacred Space: Dedicate a corner or area of your home as a sacred space for reflection, meditation, or prayer. This doesn’t have to be elaborate – it can be as simple as a comfortable chair, a few cherished objects, and perhaps a plant or two. Keeping this space clean and serene can provide a powerful sanctuary for spiritual practice.

Practice Gratitude: As you clean and declutter, take a moment to express gratitude for your home and belongings. Acknowledging the shelter, comfort, and memories they provide can be a grounding and spiritually enriching practice.

Reflect & Review: Finally, after your spring clean, take some time to reflect on the process. You may want to journal about your experience, the emotions it evoked, and any insights you gained. Consider setting goals or intentions for the season ahead, inspired by the refreshed energy of your space.

Remember that a spiritually inspired spring clean is as much about the process as the final result. Allow yourself to move through the process with mindfulness and open-heartedness, embracing the opportunities for growth and renewal it brings.


About The Author: Seraphim

Sarah is a natural Clairvoyant, Clairaudient and Empath whose practice has been built largely by word-of-mouth. As a child her abilities came to the fore through precognitive dreams and messages she received. Her connection with Spirit was never more personal than the visit she received from her mother who passed, in which she conveyed the moving message that she loved her. Not long after her death she discovered her mom's Tarot deck, which launched Sarah on her journey and life-calling to explore a vast array of her gifts, one of them Eye-Gazing, a psychic tool she developed herself! Sarah continues to receive steady guidance and messages directly from Spirit Guides and Angels, and has maintained a steady and successful private practice in Canada, since 1995. Very active in her spiritual community, she's often called upon to lead local events, including group meditations. The practice of meditation, she confides, has changed her life in profound ways. Sarah has developed The Sacred Art of Creation, leading empowered women's circles that facilitate self-healing, manifestation and alignment with one's higher self. If you'd like a reading with a compassionate reader who can both hear and convey direct messages from Spirit Guides and Angels, you can find Sarah at PsychicAccess.com.

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