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Beyond Resolutions: Manifesting in a New Year

Beyond Resolutions: Manifesting in a New Year

I don’t know about you, but I’m happy we actually made it to a New Year! The challenges of 2012 were intense and nearly continuous, and I think I heard a global sigh of relief as we crossed the threshold into 2013. Many of my energy-sensitive friends are expressing very positive feelings about the energies […]

A Quote on “Success”

A Quote on “Success”

Fallow Ground–Now Replanting

Fallow Ground–Now Replanting

placeofstoriesisrael.org How my blog felt when I looked at it in September. Yes, it has been awhile since I cultivated my blog’s ground. Momentous events, personal healing struggles, and even a resistance to writing–all have pulled me away into more inner journeys. I’ve done a lot of personal journaling, but didn’t feel ready to record […]

A Weekend of Wonder: Celtic Shamanism

A Weekend of Wonder:  Celtic Shamanism

The weekend of April 28-29, 2012, I took an excursion into Celtic shamanism with Tom Cowan, sponsored by Animal Spirit Network, that was literally life-changing.  Being new to shamanism (even having done the reading and taken an online intro to shamanic journeying), I was a little unsure of what I’d experience.  I discovered that the […]

Thoughts of Thanksgiving

Thoughts of Thanksgiving

  For me, Thanksgiving is more than a calendar day, though it is great to set aside a day specifically for giving thanks.  And it is more than a season, though it is certainly appropriate to show gratitude at harvest time for Mother Earth’s loving gifts of food and natural beauty–that riot of color and […]