Altars are places made sacred.
They can be anywhere from
a table top
to an altar made upon the
Mother Earth herself.
An altar represents the joining of the
It is a way to touch the Spirit World
and bring it into the physical.
An altar is created for a special
purpose or Spiritual Intent.
The items placed on the altar
represent the intent.
The intent and prayers
are what activate the altar.
There are no limits as to what
you may place on your altar.
One thing I do personally is use
something to represent the
four elements of creation.
Earth for the earth element.
Water for water element.
Incense for air element.
Candle for fire element.
Plus I always put something to represent
Such as a horn for the masculine
and a seashell for the feminine.
I also include in my altars;
Tobacco as offering to the Spirits.
Flowers or other nice feeling things.
Bright colored candy for the Elementals.
Fetishes symbolizing my totem animals.
bits and pieces of nature,
and gifts for the spirits.
Stones that delight me,
or that have certain properties
that I am trying to draw with in
Personal power objects..
Anything that is treasured by you.
Be creative and festive and honoring
when making altars.
It is a place of prayer,
filling up with Spirit,
and personal empowerment.
What ever you wish to explore with your
altar do it in a playful way.
Too much seriousness scares the
Always be receptive to Creator
and the divine worlds.
And above all have fun with your
Spiritual Journey and healings.
Our first altar.