Relatives of the Rainbow,
Today we learn how to tie tassels and sage bundles with two types of knots, a slip knot and a square knot. The first thing to do is to get your cotton string out. The best is a natural grass type of string, hemp, cotton even rayon. However it's abundantly available as cotton string. There are variable colors and sizes, just be sure, the dyes are natural, because these are to be used with a fire blessings or smudging of space, to cleanse and purify your surroundings and those relative (spirits unseen or seen, it's relativity, near and far, but within and also without). The typical string is best and it's a cord, meaning it is twisted together. Example of typical cotton string is in Image 1.
I bless this string and all it brings, the tassels that remind me of God, the blue of me, the gentle seas, that gift a heart full of love!
Tomorrow, I feel the waves, yesterday I felt the daze, but today, I gift my soul, the Present will be purified and bold. Blessings to the string that holds!
Once you have your amount of winds you want and this depends on your size of your tassel. This wounded around seven times. Remember your size by how many circular obits around your fingers. Remember, that your tassel will hold double, once it is folded, this example will be 14 eventually. Then later as it gets cut, it will be four times more or 28 strands. You might think about how many strands you want. This will help guide you to your size. I usually go by feel, but it helps if you are doing more than several to have a system. Write your system or number of circulars, to keep track of what you did, in order to repeat it again.
As you can see, we have cut two more strings in Image 4. The shorter vertical piece is underneath (be sure it's underneath) and the lower curved piece of string is on the top. This prepares you for the next step.
I bless my space and all that's nice, to share a will of God. I am sovereign, the place we run, within and held with love. I share this sacred space to fulfill.
Glory to man, who leans on the chime, of freedom in their hearts and lambs in their souls, to gift the highest honor, the bow of trust we share, because the tassel tells us, we are free in the winds and we dare (to fight for love, with blessings to cleanse our souls, our flesh and our spaces we share).
Sweet is thee, who rides the seas, the blue of you and me, relatives in the breeze!
The sweet bliss of the kiss, the blessings that are missed, because it's the six that gifts us the grit, the lessons we learn, turn into a churn, the birth of a child, the image of a smile.
Tie a ribbon round the soul that seeks, a longing that keeps, the winding road that brings, the loving happy heart of what we need to bee, the heart of a dream, the cleansing of the steam, the place our hearts greet. Blue road of heaven set us free, down upon our knees, the great solid foundations, the blessings and springs (of abundance).
In Image 9. bring all the rest downwards, because this is going to be your tassel, the four ends and two circles. This will be your six or crystalline blessing. With the two extending tie strings, that makes eight, the holy of the tassel.
We bless the sacred eight directions of the Morning Star, where we stand tall, within these great halls (ninth position), for seeking is meeking and humble is streaking the sky with multicolor of the rain (bowing), where treasures lie at the end of the rainbow. Let us snow (offer blessings to each other).
There lies the seed that blooms and grows, to bring us back to our sacred toes. There we walk upon this land, must be holy to stand.
I bless this world and all that is still, to bring us all to a holy place, the state of mind where love is bind, to those who bless this world.
Can the world know the greatness sound, the sound of angels get us along, the bringing of hope to those who cope, need only bless with the holy smoke.
Feel the curl the washing wheel, that gifts our hearts into an open land, where all are free to understand. We are heaven's gate, the place that lives in our nape (flesh connected to our soul).
As we complete the open sweep, we find the will of man, the safety known that we do sow, the great heart of each mankind. Let us purify and bind. We are grateful for sacred blessings, to hold each heart to thine.
Blessings to the knot at hand, where springs that holds us to an open land. We are the place within our hearts, where heaven gifts all her hands, binding us together for the sake of man.
Bind us together and shine us forever, then love will bring us holy divine, the sacred smoke that will bind.
This will be your first wasted material, place in a throw away container, the two cut away strings shown as in Image 18.
Trim our hearts, we feel the arc, the willing bind we perceive. Because a heart needs all it's parts, to know which way to weave. For we are shown, the way of blown could be a safety alarm. Sow we trust our hearts, to be a part, to learn to bind with others who need.
What is left is the first cutting, the long strings (above) and the second cuttings the short cuttings (below) are all to the right.
I bless the sacred nine directions, the place where the sun does set. Within our hearts, we are part of the great journey of love, a place for Doves (peaceful warriors)!
Your tassel is completed and will look beautiful at the left under the cotton string roll.
Bless the sign of those who bind, the grateful of this time. We are trusted to bring the souls of those to bring the heart of thine. One land, the rainbow stand, the bringing of love to shine.
At the beginning of your sage stock or one (1) pound (lb.) bag of whole sage on sticks, you will tend to insert sage sticks to reinforce the sage bundle or smudge stick. Mostly to ensure a good smoke from the sage bundle/stick you are creating next. However your supply that you want to build from will be those like the middle of the Image of 23 and right of the tassel. You will build your stick using these. When you get to the end of your supply, you can insert smaller piece of sage like those on the right. Make sure that you tie them tightly or they can fall away, causing a fire hazard. And what is eventually left over, can be used in a metal or ceramic bowl to burn for purification purposes.
Be patient and do not hurry this process. The more and more you make, it will get easier and easier. Practice makes perfect. Just trust yourself. In this image however, I have little sage sticks with whole leaves in place (end of supply) and thus you can see the sticks facing inside the palm at you, but as we tie it together, it starts to look more and more like a sage bundle and eventually a sage smudge stick.
Bless the string and all it brings, the holy and the grail, the perfect revelation seams, that show us how to whale, the freedom of the sacred seas, the heart of you and me (true blue of the relative breeze).
In construction after this point. Will complete on New Years Day 2012. Just wanted to get the images out to Grandmother Comfort in the Wind, who will be gifting to Rainbow Warriors of Prophecy and those who ask, to learn how to cleanse their spaces. To know more about fire blessings, please visit birthingofhope.blogspot.com. Thank you!
|Image 39. tie, repeat, tie slip knot|
|Image 40. final, twisted slip knot|
|Image 47. beginning add sticks, end of supply add whole sage pieces,|
|Image 51. Joss Paper come in different sizes.|
|Image 52. Rainbow Colors|
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