Some times for various reasons the souls needs to be blessed. An ancient custom from our ancestors of the Old Religion. To bring great protection and balance to the soul within.
Sometimes the soul needs binding from itself , or from others or until it matures. We can come into this world as an open conduit from the spiritual realm, bringing great psychic gifts. In a young child this can bring much activity and a blessing or binding can bring deep peace and divine calm within.
Sometimes a soul needs a blessings to turn luck on their path or to turn ill health into a positive transition. Or just to dispel a dark cloud that seems to follow some souls around.
Working with the energies of the Great Mother in her nurturing guise the blessings draws upon the ancient energies of the Earth, calling in the souls Ancestors and ancient guides to bring the most powerful blessings that the Priestess can hold and passing them to the soul in need.
At times the soul needs to be bound for its own protection as it may carry great power that the body in not yet ready to yield. A binding can hold the energies until the body is strong enough and ready to hold the energy. At other times a binding can help prevent harm and destruction to the self, once more drawing on the energy of the Great Mother a soul can be bound for the greatest good of the self and until the need is done.