Posts Tagged "spirit"

Membranes of Hope available in ebook format

Membranes of Hope: A Guide to Attending to the Spiritual Boundaries that Keep Life Systems Healthy from the Personal to the Cosmic, is now available in ebook format. Though I probably chose the most complicated title in the world for this book, the membranes as a concept isn’t difficult to understand. It is simply that everything that is alive is ensouled and everything that is ensouled has a container that is holding it. This container  is a permeable membrane which has its own integral or inherent intelligence and discernment as to what is allowed to get in and what must be kept out. It is...

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The Kogi World of Aluna (Spirit)

In the beginning, there was a blackness. Only the sea. In the beginning there was no sun, no moon, no people. In the beginning there were no animals, no plants. Only the sea. The sea was the Mother. The Mother was not people, she was not anything. Nothing at all. She was when she was, darkly. She was memory and potential. She was aluna. ~Kogi creation story from The Elder Brothers by Alan Ereira In the cosmology of the Kogi people of Colombia, we find one of the most eloquent descriptions of the world of spirit, a world they call the aluna. Aluna is the mind. The Kogi live in the Sierra...

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