I'm posting this - an excerpt from my old blog - as a reminder of how far I have come. I love my quirky self. I have battled for a long time to get back to sanity and have my feet back on the ground. Post-partum depression, Graves' Disease, chronic sleep deprivation - these are … Continue reading The South: Skin Shedding and Recapitulation
But, it's really like a little pet chaos. No synchronistic external events, that 'prove' we are really experiencing something. No. It's like I am melting away from the world. The Centre is supposed to be where we find Balance. Either I am already there or Balance makes me feel itchy, wanting and cold, with that old restlessness … Continue reading In the Centre of the Medicine Wheel, I Found Chaos
I am mortally terrified of bears. It’s a phobia. But a few years ago bears started showing up in my dreams, always chasing me. People give me gifts with bears on them. This year Bear showed up in my shamanic journeys.
I'm a singer - and I always have been. All my life I have sung out loud without any thought of being shy or afraid. My earliest singing memory is about 5, when I was walking home from kindergarten singing Somewhere over the Rainbow at the top of my lungs. I came by it naturally - … Continue reading My Song
In the West (last summer) we were guided to meet with Huaskar (Huascar, Waskar), the Peruvian keeper of the Underworld. We were directed to give him a gift and then ask a question. He would give us an answer and a gift back. Because it was a guided journey, or because it was my first … Continue reading Journey to the Underworld