Author Archives: Marge

Words that Harm, Words that Heal, and How to Tell the Difference

As we move out into the world as spiritual beings, to tell our stories, live our values, and cultivate a healing presence, it is good to pay attention to our words. Words carry power. They can bless us or curse … Continue reading

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Spiritual Burdens that Are Ours and Not Ours

Everything has a spirit – from the slow and simple spirit of a pebble, perhaps, to the angry bit of war spirit darting from someone’s eyes, to the hidden wisdom of our personal spirit helpers, to the unbounded embrace of … Continue reading

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Shamanism, Symbiosis, and Transgenerational Illness: Taking our medical decision-making into a whole new realm

Whenever I read or hear about dealing with serious illness, there is the exhortation for us to become the directors of our own health team, including all the various doctors, nurses, care-givers, associated practitioners, and supporters who are involved in … Continue reading

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Shamanic Divination

Are you stuck on a problem, in a rut, or need a more creative insight to a life challenge? This is a good time for shamanic divination. Creativity is all about leaving structure, assumptions, and expectations behind and allowing ourselves … Continue reading

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Owaje

A sampling of a book I have underway – The Eagle and the Inchworm: Face-to-Face with Trauma and Shamanic Healing. The power of a journey circle, where several people who practice shamanism come together to journey as a group, is … Continue reading

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The Power of Belief

Six months ago, I completed a set of White Papers exploring shamanic self-healing of physical illness, and I am currently teaching an experiential class on the same topic. A fundamental principle of healing that comes up again and again is … Continue reading

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