It has long been known that shamans work with spiritual allies. The belief is that these allies are what give the shaman his or her power for healing and miraculous results in moving energy. The allies are intimate companions of the shaman.
We are the story we tell ourselves. Sometimes the story is of our greatness and what we have accomplished. We may have sold the screenplay or painting, we may have received the coveted promotion, or we may have graduated with an important degree.
As we move into an Aquarian expression of spirituality, we are encouraged to listen with awareness to the intelligence that is the directing power behind all change. The mystical letter associated with this holy intelligence is Rr.
Who and what are the spirits? We live our lives often aware of "presences" that do not have normal, concrete forms and cannot be defined with material specificity. They may enter your consciousness through emotional reactions to events or in the simplest moments of our existence.
Many of us like to watch newly married couples dancing. They are a little nervous as they embrace and begin a rehearsed dance in front of the wedding goers. When they remember what they learned and relax a little as the music starts, they begin to move to the rhythm.
The reason for an invocation is to inform yourself and the spirit world, to a lesser extent, that you are beginning a process of connecting with them. Intentionally, you are invoking particularly compassionate helping spirits to assist you in making this connection.