Life Imitates Spirituality

We are spiritual beings living an embodied life.  We weren’t forced to come here, karma didn’t require it, we’re not prisoners here waiting for release, we chose this.  For a myriad of reasons that fall into categories such as Personal Growth, Service to Others, Exploration, Graduate Studies, Practical Application of Apprenticeship Skills, and so on. … Details

When Animals Could Talk…

Our greatest asset and largest stumbling block is our ability to make meaning out of our experiences of the world.  Which includes the stories/gossip/urban legends we hear, the infotainment we gather from TV, the myths and stories we get through movies, and all of the information/memes/propaganda/news we get from the internet in various forms. … Details

What Does It Mean?

When I and my family started working with our Native elders, I had a slight advantage in that I was an American Sign Language interpreter.  Language is not a separate thing from culture.  Both are intricately entwined with each other so lose one, you lose the other. … Details

Continuing Connection

Relationships are about so many things, but one very important component is communication.  It’s about shared experience, whether that is in doing something together, or in relating something you’ve done do someone who cares and ‘gets it’ or just ‘gets’ you. … Details

Akashic Sign Post

“So where do I go from here?”  “I think I know where I’m going but I want to be sure…” “I’m headed in the right direction but I think there’s more…”  We all want to be on our best path for a successful and happy and fulfilling life. … Details

Big Cats and the Medicine Journey

One of the themes that shows up in the chat board posts for my classes is “My animal guide is a (leopard/panther/lion/cheetah) which is really surprising to me because [fill in personal reason here].”  Next to pets either living or no longer with us this is the most common animal guide to have in my classes.  … Details