Posts Tagged "mountains"

Notes From a Diviner in the Postmodern World and Teachings from the Trees now available in ebook format

My two most recent books, Notes from a Diviner in the Postmodern World and Teachings from the Trees are now available for download in ebook format. Notes From a Diviner in the Postmodern World: A Handbook for Spirit Workers What does it mean to bring indigenous wisdom to the postmodern world? How do divination and ritual fit into modern society? How does one integrate ancient spiritual teachings into a western mindset while remaining true to the original meaning? Notes from a Diviner in the Postmodern World: A Handbook for Spirit Workers is a guidebook for both diviners and spirit workers of...

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New Class in January 2017: Introduction to Elemental Earth Medicine

with Theresa C. Dintino & Sarah Wieland 8 Wednesdays in 2017 Jan 11,18, 25, February 1,8,15 & 22 and March 1 6-8:30 p.m. cost: $325.00 payment due in full by January 1, 2017 location in Sebastopol, CA Register here.   Class Description The Earth wants her medicine and her medicine workers back. Come and see if you are one of them. This 8 week class covers the introductory ways of Elemental Earth Medicine. Learn about the 5 elements and how to work with them: fire, water, mineral, earth and the wild. Meet and interact with ancestors and unseen energies in other dimensions to help...

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Becoming Spiritual Steward to Your Local Ecosystem

We know about stewarding land, taking care of it, being responsible for its 3D components but what about it’s other dimensional aspects? There are entities and energies in ecosystems that need tending to. To be a spiritual steward is to be aware of these and to have a respectful and loving relationship with them. This has long been the work of the shamans, medicine people and priestesses. It helps keep the Earth community coherent and human actions in balance with the greater whole. It is not a for pay job, rather a service that is offered to benefit the whole. It is also not a public...

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A Visit to the Black Madonna at Montserrat

About thirty miles outside of Barcelona, Spain, there is mountain shrine to the Black Madonna called Montserrat. I had the good fortune to visit this place in January of this year. Montserrat means “serrated mountains,” referring to the amazing rock formations there. I had read about this place and wanted to go for many reasons but mostly because there is a Black Madonna there.  Montserrat is currently a Catholic monastery held by a sect of Benedictine monks. Legend says that they found the Black Madonna in a cave in 880 A.D., after apparitions appeared in the sky that led them to her. Over...

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