January 26, 2020

Engage in Sei∂r (truth Speaking) practice to learn deeper truths

Sei∂r (SAY-th) or seith practice covers a range of ancient Nordic shamanic practices, including rune and high seat divination and magical sending practices--all in all it was a magical practice relating to...

November 1, 2019

The leaves are falling and the air is crisp. Samhain (sow-en) is the beginning of the dark half of the Celtic Year. It happens sometime about now. Celtic celebration dates are not precise in my mind. Originally a three night and day celebration, Samhain marks the end o...

February 23, 2019

Who has not had to go to "war" in their life, handling a challenging situation at work, with family, or just in the normal run of life?

In November, we completed the Wild Hunt in the Celtic tradition. This happens in the dark of the year, before the solstice. The goal i...

September 10, 2018

What are the benefits of developing a spiritual relationship with the Planetary Powers?

While it is a line of spirit work that requires extra time and attention, the Planetary Powers are fascinating and fun to work with. Beyond that, the Planetary Powers exist in a time...

May 30, 2018

I have recently been discussing with the spirits the purpose of  engaging shamanic work. They have told me about “the cycle of becoming.” This is a pattern that initiatory shamanic work follows. There are three phases to the cycle of becoming:

  • Healing. The first ste...

May 7, 2018

The Rune Master lives down by the end of the lake where he has a hutta (cabin) separate from the village. I visit there often, up on the high plateau in the snow. The Rune Master has showed me the stories in his leather-bound book of Runes; animated and full of wisdom...

March 15, 2018

So, you are probably wondering what a colorful bird has to do with spirituality and shamanism. Bear with me, and all will be revealed.

A week ago I was in the cloud forest of Costa Rica (first time, wonderful trip!) and the guide heard a rumor from another guide that th...

January 1, 2018

How can we experientially access the mystery of the Tarot? What I know is that the Tarot is not just a quaint form of fortune telling but offers us a powerful doorway for accessing keys to our Western Mysteries. The earliest surviving cards date from Italy in the mid-f...

November 13, 2017

I went in search of a tree. An oak. She received the offering of distilled barley well. The Faery say thanks. And the tree, she moves slow, now. The flow to the roots. Leaves brown and falling; she settles in for the season. The moss on her side and the smell of mold u...

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