My family of origin is fairly traditional. I grew up in the South in the United States, and in my schools and social circles, no one taught or discussed anything about shamanism, energy healing, the power of the mind, the invisible connection we all have to each other, to all of life, and to … More The dreamworld
As our group, Approaching the Sacred, is taking the month of March to focus on the path of service, we used last night’s shamanic journeying session to find a way to serve this world. For some, it meant connecting with one’s self. For example, one woman connected in a powerful way – from her adult … More Shamanic healing for Japan
We have just completed the summer edition of our Rhine Research Center Psi News Magazine. This issue, which I edited, is focused on alternative healing practices. Click here to view the magazine online. I hope that you enjoy it!
The International Association for the Study of Dreams is holding their 2010 conference in Asheville, North Carolina next week. I will be at the “Carolina Dream Gathering” from June 27th to June 30th, and I’ll post periodic updates of all that I learn. I’m quite excited to be a part of this wonderful conference. Presenters … More Carolina Dream Gathering: June 27 – 30
I’m reading a powerful book by Martin Prechtel, who left the United States to live in Guatemala and eventually was initiated as a Mayan shaman. The book is called Secrets of the Talking Jaguar: A mayan shaman’s journey to the heart of the indigenous soul. In it he describes young children who are born to … More Shamans when they are children
I’ve been drawn to dragonflies for some time now, perhaps because I love rivers and lakes and these peaceful creatures are mesmerizing as they flit and skimmer across the water. They have brought me great peace, and even their life spans symbolize change and transformation. The first year or more of their lives, they live … More Dragonfly symbolism