Category Archives: Shamanism

Marvelous, Magnificent Mountain Magick for One And All

So, I just returned from Northern Alberta.   It was a five-day vacation, mostly centred on hiking and exploring the natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies.  There is a different energy to the nature and majesty of mountains and their surrounding environment.   It is something almost palpable.  The energy and joy the mountains provide is not… Read more »

Is Self-Criticism Dangerous To Your Health?

Criticism  We can be criticized by any number of different people for any number of different reasons.  We can be criticized by our boss, our teacher, our parent, or spouse, even our child.  Criticism from others is often justified by calling it constructive criticism, but no matter how it is labelled or how diplomatically given,… Read more »

Shamanism: An Introduction to the Healing Art of the Shaman

Introduction You are lying on a stone outcropping in a verdant forest.  Your eyes are closed, and you wait in anticipation touched with fear, for everything to begin.  You hear the low murmuring of the man with you; the man standing above you.  He is said to be a healer, and you need some serious… Read more »

The Power of Stories

Once upon a time there was a teller of tales, an illustrious bard.  This magnificent storyteller had enthralled many an audience with tales to inspire, to provoke deep contemplation, to titillate, to entice, to soften the hard hearted, and to invoke any number of feelings and reactions for multiple purposes.  This storyteller is the great… Read more »