Benefits of Creating a Wiccan Altar
A Wiccan altar is an important part of spiritual practice. It is a symbolic representation of your soul and your inner self. A Wiccan altar is a foundation for a spiritual practice, and a way to connect with your higher self and honor the divine. An altar can be created in any place and by anyone, there are specific rituals for creation, or you can create your own ceremony. Creating a Wiccan altar is a tool for accessing the temple, which lies within your inner heart, and creating a physical manifestation of this temple.
Creating a Wiccan altar will help you to honor and nourish your soul. Using symbols to represent your inner beliefs and values will help you to become more in touch with who you really are, where you come from and the experiences that make you who you are today as well as where you are choosing to go. A Wiccan altar provides you with a physical reminder of what you are creating and manifesting in your life, helping you to consciously focus on it often, and manifest your desires more quickly.
In the broadest sense, an altar is any collection of items that are personally meaningful to you. It is up to you to create your Wiccan altar with objects that are symbolic of who you are and what you are creating in your life. You may choose to honor the divine goddess in your Wiccan altar, remember that whatever aspects you incorporate into your altar are there, so if you honor the divine goddess she will live there.
Take care of your Wiccan Altar, give it attention, clean it arrange it and love it. This is the physical manifestation of your soul, so nurture and protect it. You may wish to meditate in front of it, send energy to it, and bless it. Your Wiccan altar is completely unique to you, so enjoy the freedom of it, and have fun with it. Your daily life will reflect what is happening in your altar, so give it much love and nourishment, but know that it is forgiving, so don't worry if it gets a bit dusty occasionally.
Do not be intimidated in creating your Wiccan altar, but rather simply begin, and know that the benefits of a Wiccan altar are not only in the spiritual realm, but they manifest in the physical. When you make changes to your altar, your life circumstances will change accordingly. These benefits will keep you coming back, cleaning, arranging, and adding things you love. Remember to have fun and enjoy the process, this is who you are, honor yourself with your Wiccan altar.