Archive | From my own teachers

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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Carl Greer and OM Times!

I had the great good fortune to have Carl Greer as my personal mentor in the Way of the Sage program at The Four Winds Society. He is a marvelous teacher of Jungian Archetypes and dream work! He was a wonderful guide in the path of my training, and taught me how to do distance […]

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Fears are nothing more than states of mind

On this day of your life I believe God wants you to know… …that fears are nothing more than states of mind. Napoleon Hill said that, and he was right. The moment you move into fear over something ask yourself, “Why am I making this real? What is there inside of me that drives me […]

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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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This Moment is Your Life

This moment is your life. – Your life is not between the moments of your birth and death. Your life is between now and your next breath. The present – the here and now – is all the life you ever get. So live each moment in full, in kindness and peace, without fear and […]

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Understanding the Dynamics of Hate, by Jose Stevens

A new José Stevens Article Understanding the Dynamics of Hate June 17, 2016 By José Stevens  This is an article about a topic that most people are quite uncomfortable with because the subject tends to spark great anger and attacks by these very fanatical people who are not neutral or objective in any way about whom they […]

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Elders Meditation of the Day – June 22

Elder’s Meditation of the Day – June 22 “The one who wishes to be a true medicine person must be a person of faith, and they can only work successfully with those who also have faith.” — Fools Crow, LAKOTA Medicine People are spiritual beings who have made a decision to seek the Red Road. […]

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