Category Archives: shamanic experience

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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Personal Experience: The Fallen Picture

A synchronicity is a meaningful coincidence, events that are connected by meaning even though they may be unconnected by distance or the normal laws of causality.  An example of a synchronicity would be a watch stopping at the moment of … Continue reading

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