THE SHADOW AT RIOS DE LAS VACAS

  If there is a moral to this story, it is that visceral knowledge is the best teacher; the student role – or that of the Sacred Fool – opens the Self to exponential learning. The use of sacred plant people provides knowledge and opens perception. George and I tent camped for the first time […]

THE SOULFUL CHILD 12 YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS

  THE SOULFUL CHILD 12 YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS I am recommending this book to my readers because it exemplifies resilience in action and how creation and destruction together create progress.  The Summer of Love was a time of breaking boundaries and creating new ways of living in America.  It produced fantastic music, art and […]

PLASTIC SHAMAN, I AM – OR NOT SO MUCH?

VERIFICATION OF PLASTICITY:   I am not 1/8 Native American (NA) and/or listed on tribal membership roles established by U.S. colonialism; I have no tribal validation through marriage or adoption; I use some NA ceremony in my healing practice; I do not charge exorbitant fees for service; I am a white woman blogging on a native […]

MOTHER EMANUELS FORGOTTEN ORIGINAL SEVEN (6.17.15)

Seven they were Women from the dark continent … birthed us all from rich wombs of black sweetness Seven they were mysterious from the fertile places …nurtured us all Through giving breasts of white manna. Nine they are murdered inside a hallowed space …awakened us all to forgetting’s price of white ignorance. BACKSTORY And then for […]

SHADOW FOLLOWERS

My photo above, Monterrey Peninsula, 2014 Advaita – non-dualistic spiritual approach They traveled across borders and camped.  Media, scientists and citizen scientists ran the cameras, computers and telescopes; however, the biggest cadre at the spectacle was ordinary folk.  They all came to see and record an event.  No, this was not Woodstock, Burning Man or […]

SHEDDING, RELEASING AND CREATING PATHWAYS FOR CHANGE: Dec 5-9, 2016 (KAPOW!)

Originally posted on Dr. Bairavee Balasubramaniam PhD:
On December 1st, 2016, three astrological alignments came together. They generated a powerful energetic shake-up whose aftershocks we´re still processing. – Mars trined Jupiter at 17 Aquarius-Libra, whilst sextiling Saturn at 17 Sagittarius and aspecting Pluto at 16 Capricorn. (Those of you with placements near 17 Cancer —…