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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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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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Can Trauma Be Passed From Parent to Child?

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If you have a dream, a vision, don’t ever let anything stop you from pursuing that, take action every day, regardless of bad you think things are, focus on how good things can be and what you have to do to make that happen!

At age 20 this lady was living in a flat in Scotland Living off benefits Struggling to feed her baby Battling depression Grieving the loss of her mum who died from Multiple sclerosis struggling with the break down of her marriage She would sit in a coffee shop local with her baby next to her […]

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Elder’s Meditation of the Day – June 25

Elder’s Meditation of the Day – June 25 “We are called hollow bones for our people and for anyone else we can help, and we are not supposed to seek power for our personal use and honor.” — Fools Crow, LAKOTA In order for us to use our power well, we must become a hollow […]

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