Episode #83: Wild Soul Runes with Lara Veleda Vesta

Lara Veleda Vesta is back on the Belonging podcast, continuing the threads of our conversation from a couple years ago and introduce her new book, Wild Soul Runes: Reawakening the Ancestral Feminine.

Lara is an artist, author, storyteller, and educator transforming chronic illness into a path of healing and reclaiming. Her research interests include ancestral connection and disability as initiation. She shares her journey with mythtelling, folk magic, ancestor lore, and ritual practice with her Patreon community and through classes at the Wild Soul School.

Together in this episode, we talk about Lara’s process with writing and illustrating her new book and getting the book deal, what are the runes and where did they come from, being in relationship with ancestral tools, how to work with Lara’s book Wild Soul Runes, the journey to spiritual sovereignty, and finding spirituality amidst chronic illness and disability.

“There is no such thing as something that is just a tool – it is a living, breathing entity.” -Lara Veleda Vesta

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My book Root & Ritual is now available wherever books are sold!

My intention with this book is for it to be your guide to reconnecting with the earth, your ancestors, and your communities as you come home to your whole self. Despite our best efforts, our modern world leaves so many of us feeling isolated, unworthy, and alone. We’re unrooted from the land, untethered from our lineages, disconnected from our communities, and separated from our deepest sense of self. Root & Ritual is meant to be a pathway back to connection and wholeness through rituals, recipes, and ancestral wisdom.

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