Most children who attend Spirit Camp do not know other children when they arrive at our location. It’s important for the work we do to create a container in which our campers feel safe, seen, and heard. When children feel safe, they can share what’s going on in their inner landscape as we discuss their experiences after guided meditations, shamanic journeying, and more.
By spending the first day of Spirit Camp creating our sacred tools, we have ample time for conversations, questions, answers, and getting to know one another. By the end of the day, Spirit Campers have developed friendships and built a camaraderie that will serve them well as we progress from day to day.
One of the first tools we create is a pouch that is used to hold birdseed. The children construct a design for both sides of their pouch and use markers to add color. Some campers choose to add a long ribbon to it so they can hang it around their neck like a necklace. Each time we go outside, children take their pouches with them. As we gather materials from the natural world (acorns, pinecones, etc.) to take back to our classroom for future craft projects, the children sprinkle a pinch of birdseed on the ground as a thank you to Mother Earth for all the wonderful gifts we receive from her.
On the first day of Spirit Camp, we introduce the importance of expressing gratitude for the bounty we receive from nature. That practice continues throughout the week, so by the end of the week, Spirit Campers have scattered birdseed over much of the property.
Birds love Dancing Jaguar’s Spirit Camp, too!
Eva presents a free webinar on July 27th, where you can learn more, ask questions, and discover all the benefits of becoming a Spirit Camp Teacher. Click here to learn more.
Do you find yourself seeking deeper insights into the hidden dimensions of personality and life purpose? Beneath the surface of a simple deck of cards lies a world of wisdom and insight waiting to be revealed.
Developed and created by Elizabeth Clinton, 52 Helpers is a unique system of Cardology that goes well beyond the surface-level interpretation of a regular deck of playing cards. It delves into the metaphysical aspects, unveiling profound insights about an individual's potential character traits, life path and future events. It merges the principles of Cardology, Numerology, Astrology and both ancient and modern wisdom, to offer a comprehensive guide to understanding (and making the most of) one's spiritual journey here in the 21st Century.
There is an ancient Book of Life hidden in plain sight - the classic deck of 52 playing cards
Did you ever notice that there are 52 cards in a deck and 52 weeks in a year?
There are 13 cards in a suit and 13 weeks in each season; four suits times 13 cards in a suit equals 52. (Age 52 is a significant age milestone, click here.)
There are four suits — hearts, clubs, spades and diamonds — and four seasons.
Each suit also represents an aspect of the human experience. Hearts symbolize the emotional and intuitive realms, Clubs embody the intellectual and communicative aspects, Diamonds represent the material and practical aspects, and Spades delve into the spiritual and transformative dimensions.
Meanwhile, the 13 cards in each suit represent the 13 phases of the lunar cycle (the 13 weeks in each season).
Two colors – positive and negative; male and female.
So, what we’ve actually got in a deck of playing cards is a little Book of symbols that represents the seasons and the cycles of our planet and our lives… a Book of our Life here on Earth, a blueprint.
52 Helpers is an updated masterful form of the ancient art of Cardology, which many say hails from the time of Atlantis. Today its origins can be traced way back to ancient Egypt and China; archeological discoveries show how playing cards were understood to possess spiritual and mystical significance. And remember, books didn’t have bindings back then. Written on clay tablets and then on individual pieces of parchment, cards were still called “books.”
Over the centuries, the system evolved and spread through Europe, reaching its pinnacle during the Renaissance when both scholars and philosophers embraced the idea of using playing cards as a tool for divination and self-discovery.
Skipping forward to recent times, several years ago Elizabeth Clinton “happened” to come across an original copy of a huge book written in 1947 by Randall and Campbell, called “Sacred Symbols of the Ancients”. The discovery of this book - and the profound wisdom it contained - launched Elizabeth into a wholehearted in-depth study of Cardology. Through testing, application, and by integrating this fascinating technology with modern-day metaphysical understanding and concepts, Elizabeth developed a remarkable system which she calls 52 Helpers. And now, after serving and supporting many, many clients with 52 Helpers readings through the years, Elizabeth teaches and certifies others.
The 52-card deck of regular playing cards holds deep metaphysical symbolism
Each suit represents different aspects of existence. Hearts symbolize the emotional and intuitive realms, Clubs embody the intellectual and communicative aspects, Diamonds represent the material and practical aspects, and Spades delve into the spiritual and transformative dimensions. Through the combination of these suits, 52 Helpers practitioners can unravel the metaphysical tapestry woven within the cards.
The system also takes into account the numerological significance of each card, which adds another layer of depth to the analysis. Each card carries its own metaphysical energy and meaning, intertwining with the numerical vibrations represented. The interpretation of these cards not only provides valuable insights into an individual's personality strengths and challenges but also unveils hidden patterns and potential future events from a metaphysical perspective.
52 Helpers - the Fundamentals
The first step in determining your 52 Helpers profile is to calculate the Birth Card based on your date of birth. The Birth Card acts as a gateway to uncovering your core personality traits and spiritual purpose in this lifetime. For instance, if your date of birth is August 15th, your Birth Card would be the Five of Hearts, indicating that you possess a compassionate and nurturing nature, and your spiritual journey involves cultivating emotional connections and fostering love in the world.
A full 52 Helpers card reading includes astrological influences too, for example, your Mercury card is “how you think”, your Venus card is “how you love”… and so forth through the signs. Karma cards are included, too. These readings can empower individuals to make informed decisions and live a more fulfilling life.
Applying still more advanced techniques, 52 Helpers methods extend beyond just personality analysis. It offers metaphysical guidance to navigate life's challenges and make important decisions aligned with your higher self. Through various card spreads and readings, 52 Helpers practitioners can provide insights into career paths, relationships, health matters and spiritual growth, empowering individuals to embrace their spiritual essence and consciously create their reality.
(Once the 52 Helpers Fundamentals are mastered, Elizabeth Clinton offers to enrich and polish the practitioner’s skills with advanced level training to become certified as a professional “52 Helpers Counselor” too.)
52 Helpers can be described as a gateway to uncovering the metaphysical mysteries that lie within.
The beauty of 52 Helpers lies in its ability to empower individuals to take charge of their own lives and make choices aligned with their true selves.
For a deeper understanding of one's strengths, challenges and potential avenues for growth, 52 Helpers offers an excellent source of captivating, insightful and enlightening understanding of ourselves and others from a metaphysical, yet practical, perspective.
To sum up: With 52 Helpers technology, a simple deck of playing cards can reveal our Soul’s blueprint or life journey. And when we know this blueprint, it’s like having a User’s Guide for enduring success and happiness in life.
Elizabeth now offers LIVE online training and certification in 52 Helpers Fundamentals, and 52 Helpers Counselor programs. And periodically she presents a free and fun Happy Hour, an open house event on Zoom, where you can experience how 52 Helpers works, how it is helpful, what it’s all about, and most importantly: Your birth card.
There’s more about Elizabeth Clinton and her services at this link.