Category Archives: Shamanic Posts

The Path and the Deer

I set out to climb the hill. I should be able to reach my goal easily. At first it’s comfortable following the path. The grass is waving in the breeze and the trees spread branches overhead casting enough shade that I … Continue reading

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Lillith ThreeFeather’s Ritual Bath for Solstice

Lillith ThreeFeather’s Ritual Bath for Solstice Pick from the following herbs — you probably have several of these in your kitchen: bay leaves, blessed thistle, chamomile, hyssop, juniper, rosemary. All of these herbs are associated with solar and/or solstice energy, … Continue reading

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Becoming Human (a Rant)

Today I am frustrated. I’ve heard too many whining hypocrites and unfounded emotional diatribes.  I’ve listened to dueling newscasters and politicians, read facebook posts and heard angry rants on the radio. I’m sick of rich people who think they are … Continue reading

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Pain

Lately I’ve been living in an intimate relationship with pain, sometimes a lot of it. Due to surgery, I have drifted through a number of days in a fog caused by medications — even though the fog truly did not … Continue reading

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Contemporary People and Nature

(warning: some might consider this a rant) In our tightly scheduled culture, most people are alienated from the natural world. Shamanism is therefore defined by books, that is, readers form relationships to words on paper instead of forming relationship through interactions with … Continue reading

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May it be so.

It’s been a hard time for many people, and yes, for me too. I have been less affected by the financial problems of the country than many others. Countless people have lost their pensions, jobs, homes and hope. Laws permitted … Continue reading

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Embrace Better Health

I used to have a friend who repeatedly said that people did not get well because of resistance. She said, they resisted the healing process and so they could not embrace health.  For years I pondered this concept as I … Continue reading

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“Become a shaman in 15 days?”

I just read a description of two “shamanic apprenticeships” offered by different people who claim to train a person as a “full mesa carrier” in about 15 days. Both specifically mentioned that the training required a commitment of 15 days. … Continue reading

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Dreaming the World into Being – a Definition

Previously I shared the Message from the Shamans.  In that post, I mentioned Dreaming the World into Being.  I’ve been asked to explain that phrase in shorter format. 🙂 In an interview from 2007, Alberto Villoldo (a Shaman trained in … Continue reading

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Message from the Shamans

To my Spiritual Friends and Fellow Dreamers. It is odd for me to write this message and publish it in this fashion. Yet it is good to use the tools of the modern age to express the illnesses of our … Continue reading

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