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From the Samurai

There is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the present moment. A man’s whole life is a succession of moment after moment. If one fully understands the present moment, there will be nothing else to do, and nothing left to pursue. – Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Hagakure

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Prayer for Opening Sacred Space

 Dear Readers This is the Prayer for Opening Sacred Space mentioned by Alberto in the previous post from him.  by Alberto Villoldo, The Four Winds Society Invocation South To the winds of the South Great Serpent Wrap your coils of light around us Teach us to shed the past the way you shed your skin […]

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WHAT IS SACRED SPACE AND THE FOUR DIRECTIONS?

  Dr. Alberto Villoldo Sacred space allows us to enter our quiet inner world where healing takes place. Here the mundane cannot distract us, and every act is hallowed and deliberate, although not necessarily serious or ponderous. Within sacred space we experience the lightness of our being. Both laughter and tears come easily. Within sacred […]

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Earthkeepers’ Equinox Message

The Earthkeepers believe that to live fully and dream courageously, we must wake up each morning and live this day as if it were our last. Only when we face the reality that we are mortal, and that we have no control over when we depart this physical existence, do we find the courage to […]

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Power of Shamanic Ceremony to Create Change

Shamans work in the invisible realms to weave a new fabric of reality into being and bridge healing energies from the spiritual worlds into our tangible realm. They do this work by performing ceremonies. And the power of ceremony is that they create change. Sandra Ingerman

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