Shedding Our Way to New Experiences


This post from two years ago came on my radar again, as its theme cycles round into experience personally and collectively right now. It also has a connection, no surprise, to the current sacred tattoo design I’m working on. Everything is always synchronously threaded. Perhaps it will “shed” some supportive or inspiring thoughts on your current experience. I know the message in it is definitely unfolding in my own.

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shedding skinShedding skin is a symbol of rejuvenation and new life. Snakes and other reptiles like lizards, periodically eliminate the old by the shedding of their skin and emerge stronger, larger, and healthier. The ancients received insights about life through nature and observing the animals and cycles. They believed that there was a wisdom that each life form held, and that snakes, in particular, knew the secrets of “death” that leads to rebirth.

This does not have to mean an actual physical death, but can merely be a symbolic death of everything that once was being released in order to emerge through a new, expansive doorway of experience, unencumbered by anything.

“The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come,” says Joseph Campbell, famous teacher of mythology, as he refers to the snake symbolism of shedding skin as a metaphor for inner growth. “If you want resurrection, you…

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About Tania Marie's Blog

Tania Marie is a Visionary Artist, Author, International Reiki Master Teacher, Intuitive Energy Guide, and Sound Channeler. Her motto is "creating life as a work of art" and her focus is harnessing magick as everyday alchemy. Rabbits are her consorts and the metaphysical arts are her realm. With over 25 years’ experience in healing arts and metaphysical studies, Tania guides people globally to remember the purity of their essence, draw forth inspiration and imagination, embody creative empowerment, live magickally and more abundantly with conscious awareness of the nature within being reflected without, and return to natural harmony.

Posted on August 24, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”

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