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What is a summoning/spirit companion? 

A summoning is a spirit that has agreed to have a tether created between itself and an earthen object or vessel. The vessel holds energy from the summoner that allows for the spirit to communicate more easily with the keeper of the vessel. 

What do summonings/spirit companions do? 

Summonings offer many benefits. In traditional practices, magic workers, spellcrafters, priests, etc. communicate with the spiritual world for guidance in life. Spiritualists who seek advice from spirit must work to establish communication with the spiritual world. A summoning is a spirit that has been conjured by you, or for you, to increase your ability to receive spiritual messages and grow in your own personal practice and ability. A summoning is a spirit whose company you chose to keep for one reason or another. You may choose to keep a spirit because they offer you knowledge, companionship, protection, energy, or clarity. Spirits have a wide range of abilities depending on the individual. We describe the advantages each spirit brings to the table in their individual listings. 

How does spirit keeping/companionship benefit me? 

Spirit keeping is beneficial to you to the degree that you work with your spirits. Most spirits will work to bring change to your life on their own and in small ways. In order to get the most out of your relationship with your guides, you must practice communicating with them on your own to connect with the advice they are trying to give you. While some spirits have more to offer than others, what you gain from them is reflective of what time you put in working to receive their messages. 

How can I communicate with my spirits? 

Spirit keeping is beneficial to you to the degree that you work with your spirits. Most spirits will work to bring change to your life on their own and in small ways. In order to get the most out of your relationship with your guides, you must practice communicating with them on your own to connect with the advice they are trying to give you. While some spirits have more to offer than others, what you gain from them is reflective of what time you put in working to receive their messages. 

Why don't I hear my spirit companions immediately? 

Every spirit communicates in a different way. Ask your spirits to “manifest for you” while using divination tools, and figure out how that spirit wants to communicate. Also, remember that spirits have to project big messages and answer to you with limited energy. The more energy you generate for them, the more vocal they will become. The more “spiritual vocabulary” or spiritual experience you have, the larger library of associations they have to pull from to send you messages. Many messages from spirits are symbolic, so the more knowledge you have about what symbols mean to you, and the more experiences you create with talking to them, the easier their messages are to decipher. The quality of spirit does not matter when receiving a messages, what matters is if you know how to listen to that specific spirit's message. Expanding your own ability is part of spirit keeping.

How often should I work with my spirit companions? 

We recommend that you talk to them as much as possible. Even if you are just saying hello, talk to them. The more you communicate, the more you will start to hear them. 

How do I talk to my spirit companions? 

You can talk to them by speaking out loud, or in your head. Ask as many questions as you want, but find ways to get answers!!! This means, use as many tools as possible!!! When you start to get those answers, evaluate how you were feeling at the time the answer came. If it was accurate, and you can remember how you felt, try to generate that feeling more and more often. Eventually, you will be able to tell who is talking to you, and what they feel like when they are answering you. Always look for the minor clues and changes. They are all signs that something is speaking to you. When you can evaluate what is different, you will know that something is there making the change to indicate communication with you. They may relay messages through subconscious urges or desires, as well as through dreams, or help to increase the frequency of your exposure to new ideas. 

How important is my spiritual practice in regards to my spirit companionship practice? 

It is very important. If you are not growing your own personal spiritual practice, it will be very difficult to establish regular communication with your spirits. This does not mean that they will not be able to help you, it just means that you will be missing out on advice that could be helping you. We recommend that you have a regular spiritual practice, are working on meditation, chakra alignment, and psychic hygiene (aka. Grounding, shielding, and energy clearing), as well as working to establish a communication with your personal higher power. 

Do I have to be Pagan/Wiccan to be  a spirit companion/spirit keeper? 

No you do not. Anyone can be a spirit keeper. Whenever you pray, do a ritual, or ask for help, it is sent to you. What you do with that help is up to you. What we do is call specific spiritual powers to aid in their respective areas. We help you to receive the blessings spirits can offer by connecting you with a name, description, and specific spirit that can and will help you!!! Prayers conjure spirits who are willing to help you, but if you are not open enough to communicate with them, it is difficult to follow the divine advice they are carrying to you from your higher power. Spirit guides or summonings are spirits that you work with to establish communication with your higher power, and your other spirit guides and guardian angels. If you can effectively communicate with one, they can communicate other messages to you. You do not have to hold any specific religious views to work with spirit guides, but you do have to work on your own skills as a medium or communicator. So make sure that you invest time in finding proper and safe ways to communicate with your spirit guides. 

Does this spirit like me? Will we get along? 

Many people have the impression that they should only look for spirit guides that are seeking them, or that spirit guides are summoned for one person in particular, and will be reluctant to connect with a guide if they aren't sure that they are the right person for that spirit. In the case of our spirits, they are most often willing to work with anyone who will appreciate their talents. Some spirits do command more respect and attention than others, but those spirits will have more specifics about who should chose to work with them in their listing. In order to get the most out of your relationship with a new guide, the concern is not so much about if they like you, but if you like them, and are willing to build a relationship with them. Spirits will work to help you regardless of whether or not you give them day to day attention, but a relationship with a guide is better the more you interact. So, when choosing a spirit guide, ask yourself if you are looking for what they can offer, and if you would enjoy or desire their advice and assistance. If the answer is yes, then that spirit would be more than happy to work with you. 

  • May 08, 2017
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