Let's get this straight—food offerings to the gods are not just some ritualistic habit you do because you're told to. Nope, it's a whole lot more than that. It's an essential practice for every disciple who maintains an altar, and it's pivotal for multiple reasons. Not only do you express your deep-rooted gratitude to the gods, but you also tap into a reciprocal flow of blessings and magical power when you partake in the offered food afterward.
When it comes to what food you can offer, let's squash any misconceptions right now: as long as it's edible and you can consume it, you can offer it. No taboos here. The real essence of the food offering lies in its role as a channel of communication with the gods. It's not just a 'thanks-for-the-help' gesture; it's also a metaphorical plea for continued assistance and empowerment in various aspects of your life. And listen, there's a food offering spell book that you absolutely must get your hands on. Trust me, the book is chock-full of wisdom and insights that will take your food offerings to another level.
Got a miracle? Scaled a monumental hurdle with divine help? Don't just move on—make a food offering to show your appreciation. This is not just a ritual; it's your way to put a stamp on that experience, to encapsulate your heartfelt gratitude, and to fortify your relationship with the gods.
If you're not in the know, there's a video series you can watch to get a detailed walkthrough on food offerings. So, get to it—like, ASAP! And hey, mark your calendar for the gods' anniversaries; you don't want to miss out on those special days.
Now, let's talk mindset. If you're making food offerings with a 'gimme gimme' attitude, expecting something in return, you're doing it all wrong. The essence of your offering should be pure, steeped in gratitude. Sure, you can request more blessings, more guidance, more magic power—nothing wrong with that. But the core reason for your offering should be to say a genuine 'thank you' to the gods. Keep that engraved in your heart and mind.
For those of you who haven't set up an altar yet, don't sweat it. You can commence your journey by creating a simple baby altar anytime after your initiation. Need help? Reach out to Cia Juan, and you'll be guided through the process.
So there you have it, the ins and outs of food offerings. It's not just a practice; it's a way of life, a cornerstone in your spiritual journey in Saam Law Tao. Remember, you're not just feeding the gods; you're also nourishing your own soul and spiritual prowess. Make it count.