Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Identifiers

Medicine bags are often small pouches worn beneath clothing with items private, personal, and perhaps spiritual in nature.

At first I thought this might be a bag the Fool would carry about, but the booklet indicates that medicine bags were worn out of sight.  I carry a purse and don't know that I would call it a medicine bag, though there are a couple of stones, coins, and ibruprofen rolling  around at the bottom.  So I wonder what secret and personal items do I keep about me to help me identify myself?








Native Spirit Oracle Cards - Denise Linn

8 comments:

  1. Do you keep any touchstones with you? Little reminders that keep you grounded or make you smile?

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    1. I keep one of my painted rocks in my pocket most days.

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  2. I don't carry around stones etc. but your post inspires me to give such a little bag some thought. It could be a nice challenge to gather meaningful items which don't weigh too much.
    Thanks Carolyn 💙

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  3. I have a medicine bag, made for me by a Cherokee medicine woman. All I could ever think to put in it was a cat whisker I found on the stairs.

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    1. This year I have started a little collection of things found here and there. A solider man-little green plastic man, feather, coins, a screw, a small rubber duck, match box car, a pretty rock, a key. Don't know what I will do with them. Maybe a medicine bag for found little treasures.

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  4. On the other hand I have many times but a quilt block in my bra and/or worn buttons in the form of jewelry in times of high stress. I actually count buttons as personal totems.

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