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Embracing Ancestral Connection in the Digital Age

Updated: Nov 14, 2023




In this ever-evolving digital age, many of us find ourselves searching for ways to honor and connect with our ancestors, even when the traditional tools of large altars and physical offerings are not readily available. Today, let's bridge the gap between the modern world and our ancestral roots, using technology as a conduit for connection.

Digital Altar Setup: While creating a physical altar with pictures and objects is wonderful, consider crafting a digital altar on your tablet or computer. Gather images of your ancestors, family members, or even significant moments in your family's history. Arrange them as you would on a physical altar, with a central focus point.


Digital Candles: Light virtual candles on your digital altar to symbolize the warmth and illumination you'd achieve with real candles. There are numerous apps and websites that allow you to "light" digital candles. You can even set them to burn for specific periods, just like real candles.


Music and Meditation: Play music or guided meditations that resonate with your ancestral heritage. Let the rhythms and melodies transport you to a place where you can connect with their wisdom and energy.

Remember, it's the intention and love behind your actions that truly matter. Your ancestors are not limited by physical objects. They see your heart and feel your energy, no matter the form it takes. Embrace this digital age as an opportunity to keep the sacred flame of ancestral connection alive.


Share your thoughts, experiences, or any digital altar tips you may have in the comments below. Let's continue to honor and strengthen our bonds with our beloved ancestors. Blessed be!



Rev. Renee Sosanna Olson Spiritualist & Witch Keybearer to the Covenant of Hekate Founder of the Sanctuary of Hecate Brimo Website: neuse river witch dot com Shop: Confessions of a Modern Witch dot com Books: Available on Amazon & in the shop


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I have a Prosperity alter as a hidden page on my business website. This post inspires me to dress it up a bit more with some mighty ancestors in my line of work or industry. Thanks :-)

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This is a very interessting approach. I think this is a very accessible way especially for those in the broom closed, or with limited space.

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