Have you ever wondered who you were or where you lived in a past life? Do you feel a strong connection to one particular country or time in history? For some reason I have a bit of an obsession with stone circles, and I think I’m not the only one among us to look at these ancient ruins dotted all over our planet left over from a long forgotten civilization with wonder. Where we there too? And what can we learn from those who went before?
Well now we can easily explore all these questions and so much more with the new Sacred Sites Oracle Cards by Barbra Meiklejohn-Free, medium and shamanic healer, author and the creator of this deck. Her incredibly rich experience and understanding of many different cultures and traditions is totally evident within both the cards and the pages of the guide book and she is the perfect guide for us as we delve into this journey of lost ancient worlds. Yuri Leitch has also done an amazing job with the art for this deck. Each one of the 53 cards contained in this deck is incredibly detailed, bursting with vibrant colours and deeply intuitive!
It was love at first sight for me and this deck. The box is gorgeous and will keep these cards safe for many, many years to come and the cards are simply stunning. The entire world is covered within these cards. The North, East, South and West are represented and in many ways, using this deck is a little like a round the world trip, and a heck of a lot cheaper than a real one, am I right? As well as using these cards for divination and personal and spiritual development, I have to admit I’m learning quite a bit of geography! Ha, if only High School had been this fun!
So you’ve got your box of cards and you’ve seen how gosh darn lovely they are, now what? Well, as always, what you do with your cards is really very much up to you. But I’ll tell you what I’ve been doing with mine…
I love using this deck for a one card reading. Each card contains so much, I haven’t needed to put down any large spreads (yet!) with this deck. Each card contains three layers or aspects – a lower world at the bottom of the card which represents your past, a middle world which is the present and the upper world which shows you your potential in the situation. One thing I really love about this deck is that even though it’s deep with ancient imagery you can easily use it to answer really simple day to day type questions.
When asking about a difficult person at work perhaps you will pull the Bodh Gaya card which reminds you to seek Sanctuary in your own spiritual journey. Or you could ask about that person you fancy at work and pull the Denali card. This may suggest you should stop playing the victim and ask them out. If you are rejected you can accept it with grace and move on.
This is just the tip of the Sphinx’s nose as far as this deck is concerned though. Perhaps try pulling one card while asking what you most need to know in your life right now, or what is blocking you from fulfilling your dreams and you may just find that the answers lie at the top of Mount Fuji, or perhaps in the middle of Stonehenge with a message that will shift your perception.
But let’s be honest, you really just want me to get to the past life stuff right? Well yeah, it totally works for that too. I was feeling a little flat and power-less one afternoon and so I asked this deck to show me a life where I had power. As a lover of stone circles I was so pleased to see the Callanish card appear!
I also love that the book contains an exercise or activity to go with each card. Meditations, visualisations, chants or rituals that make this a total experience! Barbara doesn’t just show you the sites, she gets you to take your shoes off and feel the earth beneath your feet in these magical mystical places!
I have used this deck for past life readings for clients, for myself, for personal and self development, for meditation, vision boards and manifestation and also, for learning many fascinating facts about myths and history!
There are so many wonders to be found within the shuffle of these cards. The wisdom of the ages echoes through and ancestors come to join us as we flip over our daily draws or past life spreads and find out more about ourselves through the ancient wisdom of those who came before us.
- Publisher: Watkins Publishing.
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1780288425
- ISBN-13: 978-1780288420
- Product Dimensions: 12.5 x 4.2 x 17.7 cm
About the Author
As healer, author, teacher and storyteller, Barbara Meiklejohn-Free weaves the ancient craft of the shaman, drawing on her work with Native American traditions as well as many other indigenous cultures, including her own Pagan heritage. She is a recognized expert in assisting people to explore the Calling, hosting ceremonies across the globe and enabling spiritual seekers to take part in vision questing and initiation rites. Barbara has been communing with Spirit since the age of 12 and her work today is synonymous with integrity, authenticity and vision. Her no-nonsense, hands-on approach has helped thousands to reclaim their natural gifts through her many popular talks, readings, performances and residential workshops, which all deliver a deeper understanding of the incredible journey that is life.