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Choose to change the way to perceive a problem

“The Laika don’t live by rules or ideas. If they want to change their world they don’t pass new laws, they choose to change the way they perceive a problem.” ─Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.

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Gratitude

Gratitude is not just a feeling we occasionally have when something good happens to us. It is a practice that leads to greater happiness and deeper fulfillment in our lives! The foundation of shamanism, the world’s oldest spiritual healing tradition, is gratitude. Shamans are continually expressing their gratitude for life, for the elements, the seasons, […]

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Elder’s Meditation of the Day – July 30

Elder’s Meditation of the Day – July 30 “You want to know who’s a real medicine man? He’s the one who doesn’t say ‘I’m a medicine man.’ He doesn’t ask you to come to him. You’ve got to go and ask him. And you’ll find he’s always there among his own people.” — Louis Farmer, […]

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How Shamans Dream the World into Being

Dear Readers Do check out this short, beautiful and well written article by Alberto Villoldo! http://upliftconnect.com/shamans-dream-the-world/?utm_content=buffer10c74 Blessings Kitty

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How do we find our paths?

Dearest Friends I had to share this with you today. The author has hit this nail right on the head. There’s the link to the essay, read and rejoice! Blessings Kitty   https://medium.com/on-eudaimonia/take-off-your-mask-the-way-will-find-you-582f6cf4dd53#.l53rvxate   Take Off Your Mask. Your Path Will Find You. How to Find Your Way Home How do we find our paths? […]

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Remember the Light

Remember the clear light, The pure clear white light From which everything in the universe comes, To which everything in the universe returns; The original nature of your own mind. The natural state of the universe unmanifest. Let go into the clear light, trust it, merge with it. It is your own true nature, it […]

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THREE CORE PRINCIPALS OF THE ANDEAN TRADITION

  In the Andean Tradition there are a number of core principals that are easy to understand and embrace. Three of them work together and are related to our core being. They are in “Quechua” the language of the Inca and the Q’ero: Munay Yachay Llankay Each word has a particular meaning and they also […]

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10 Lies Everyone Accepts As Truth

  By Jesse Herman      We go through life with belief systems. Some of these beliefs deal with external forces, such as government and corporations. Other belief systems are internal, propelling ourselves one direction or another. Right now I want you to take the opportunity to see if some of these truths listed below are […]

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Elder’s Meditation of the Day – June 16

  “For me, the essence of a medicine man’s life is to be humble, to have great patience, to be close to the Earth, to live as simply as possible, and to never stop learning.” — Archie Fir Lame Deer, LAKOTA The Medicine people focus on their Being, not their doing. After all, we are […]

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The Shaman

  by Alberto Villoldo The shaman: is a person of knowledge and power, uses power and knowledge in service, knows that creation is not complete – we participate, we help dream the world into being, is one who has not left the garden, is not separate from nature, has an animistic relationship with the world […]

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To become a butterfly, you must be willing to give up being a caterpillar.