Category Archives: shamanic experience

Can Anxiety Speak?

Have you ever felt a disturbance in the Force?  When something in our world is amiss, something personal to which we could respond, there is disharmony or potential disharmony at the edges of consciousness.  If we are open or empathic, … Continue reading

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Stop the Charging Moose

“Stop the charging bull,” A Zen master commands.  It’s a koan, and you can’t reason with it. You’re on your own, with only your original face to guide you.  You can no more stop a charging bull than you can … Continue reading

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House Extraction and Miraculous Synchronicity

My brother John inherited a house we previously called The Cottage.  The process was complicated, and required a good deal of shamanic work on my part to help facilitate the transfer.  Germane to this account is the history of spiders … Continue reading

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Waking With Pain

In a land far removed from our time and dominant materialist view, there lived a very old wizard — old enough to retire and gather a wizard’s pension.  One day he was visited by a friend and colleague, who asked: … Continue reading

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Personal experience: Tales of Dragonfly

Dragonfly as nature spirit Recently, I was walking with my dogs on a local nature trail.  There were no people, but scores of dragonflies.  Perhaps because I’d been reading a book by Jo Walton entitled Among Others, I was thinking … Continue reading

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