Archives for meditation

Working with Your Travel Altar

A travel altar is one of the easiest ways to strengthen your daily spiritual practice. Like most clients I help, you probably do not have an established daily spiritual practice. There are many obstacles and excuses, but a common one is that you feel like you should be somewhere special and specific for it to work, to get your mind quiet, etc. This is where your travel altar comes into play. Anywhere – anytime – you can create sacred space for prayer, meditation or other personal ceremony. This easy altar is a 4″ x 6″ postcard printed with a medicine wheel diagram on
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How to Work with Animal Medicine

    Working with Animals in Everyday Spirituality Underlying all aspects of animal totem is understanding and appreciating the point of view of the biological animal. What are fundamental aspects of the animal’s behaviors and adaptations? Become a student: watch documentaries, read books/articles about the animal. Build a solid foundation upon which your mystical and metaphorical channels of communication can grow. The on-going dialogue with your animal guide is about how you can live/be like the animal to navigate your own life using natural wisdom. Get started by answering this simple question: “What would [animal] do?” A very powerful way for beginners
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Validating Spiritual Experience

When you follow your spiritual journey, you accept what is true for you. When a practice resonates with your soul in a deep and meaningful way, you’ve validated the experience in a way that nothing else can deter you from this pursuit. Pay no mind to the naysayers by practicing loving kindness. In affirming your priority for self care, continue your practice regularly. There is no try here; either you do it or you do not. #choices Practice radical self-acceptance. Use your beginner’s mind. Connect with your tribe to share your experience, strength, hope and inspiration. Ask for help; receive
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Golden Butterfly Warrior

New Outer Medicine Wheel Journey  Sun 10/30 @ 5:00 PM CAMP Rehoboth 37 Baltimore Ave   Medicine Wheel Journey led by The Green Shaman Gather around the stone circle in sacred space to track your personal evolution during this shamanic healing circle. The path-working spiritual tools used in this journey aides meditation and other natural altered states of consciousness. Often, psychic and intuitive awareness is increased during this sacred ceremony. The symbolic nature of journeying on the medicine wheel can help you access progressively deeper levels of consciousness and awareness, unlocking key insights into your grande unfolding. After 3 consecutive
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The Healing Power of Sound

Mantra Meditation with Kirtan The healing power of sound is found in every denomination of spiritual practice. Singing, chanting, percussion and often dance are like balm for the soul. I have gone so far as to study why human beings clap their hands #applause But, that is a story for a different day. Roughly six months ago I went to my first kirtan, and immediately felt connected to the joy & love felt through the mantra meditation. I’ve started a song book recording mantras, teachings & other notes in reflection of kirtan. As a shaman, the use of drumming, rattling
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