Magnetism is the result of your spiritual vitality. In order to radiate and attract beauty, power, wealth, and love, you have to be connected to the source of those energies. Contrary to popular belief, merely having beads, pots and titles is not enough to create such a connection. Simply participating in rituals, carrying charms and consuming concoctions is not enough either.
Anybody who is truly committed to your development within Orisa Lifestyle will tell you that the tradition of daily devotion is one of the single most powerful tools for improving your spiritual connection. Even if you are brand new to Orisa Lifestyle, it won’t be long before you hear something about the relationship between the Orisa and the days of the week. And while each tradition has its own variation of the worship calendar, they all serve the same purpose, which is to guide your daily devotion.
Daily devotion will invite orderliness, patience, and a sense of clarity into your life. After being a professional teacher for more than 20 years, I know that personal energy is radiant and open by nature. No matter what your spiritual discipline has been, I can say without hesitation that you have a certain level of magnetism that draws people and experiences to you all the time. The challenge is learning to harness that power and let it be governed by something greater than your ego and emotions.
Stated another way, you may have an emotional predisposition that tends towards unhappiness or doubt. Likewise, your emotional predisposition may be aimlessness or entitlement. Over the years of returning to this emotional default, you don't have to exert much effort to go there and stay there for as long as you like. Your emotional disposition becomes second nature. Eventually, it shows up in your body language, your tone of voice and the overall vibe you emanate.
QUESTION: Are you confident in the vibrational message you're sending? Is it saturated with your inspiration?
Think of your emotional predisposition as a telescope. Looking at a telescope and exploring all its parts could be quite interesting. But that's not the true function of a telescope! You're supposed to use a telescope to see the cosmos. Likewise, your emotions are meant to facilitate your connection to something greater than yourself. Adopting an appropriate daily routine is certainly one of the most grounding and nurturing things you could do for yourself. It will break the cycle of emotional predisposition by creating opportunities for you to stop looking AT your emotions and start looking THROUGH them.
The Orisa Lifestyle Academy has developed a number of resources to help you create and implement a personalized daily devotion.
Our resources are organized to help you to perfect five practices associated with daily devotion:
Because the spirit of daily devotion is to support your alignment with destiny, the best starting place is your present path of transformation (if you don’t know yours, consult Ifa for guidance). Even if you're uncertain about your path of transformation, you can still develop your spiritual practice responsibly. This can be accomplished by getting properly trained by a qualified teacher.
Ultimately, having a sense of routine from one day to the next is almost as important as perfecting the five practices. I recommend that you approach this process with a sincere commitment to continuous improvement, no matter how small or large. After having helped so many devotees establish their practices, I know that even the most humble effort to embrace a routine is likely to have a positive impact on your life and the lives you're destined to serve. For the very best results, approach your daily devotion with joy; be nourished by the process and add more to your routine as you feel truly inspired to do so. As you grow, so will your daily practice.