Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Body of Night

Originally posted on Not Tomatoes:
I enter the dark body of night to heal. To recover the parts of me that have been lost to fear over lifetimes. I’ve always enjoyed putting together puzzles. The more intricate and mysterious the…

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Through their death, you may know them

Psychopomp is one of the many roles of the shaman. This is only necessary for souls which lose their way. For the well prepared soul, at peace and centred at the time of the death of their physical vehicle, the … Continue reading

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South

Primary correspondences of the sacred direction South, according to Zuni tradition: Clans: tobacco, maize badger. Colour: red. Region of: heat, agriculture, medicine. Guardian: badger. Seasons:  summer. Elements: fire. Tree:  aspen. Zuni directional home:  place of the beautiful red of sunrise. … Continue reading

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Spirit of Badger

Badger was a bit of a ride. He’s rather obnoxious and completely antisocial, with a surprising aggressive streak that leaves those around him wondering what just happened… On the other hand, Badger Medicine is possibly that most needed in the … Continue reading

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Questioning existence

Wonderful essay from Sue Vincent on the infinitely small, the infinitely large, and everything in between… Enjoy! 🙂

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Quietly and effortlessly sit and look with keen awareness (and unity) at nature; see its…

Originally posted on Tom's Nature-up-close Photography and Mindfulness Blog:
. . . . .     Quietly and effortlessly sit and look with keen awareness (and heartfelt unity) at nature; see its conflict and (especially) its deep harmony.  .…

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Life skills and Druid values

Originally posted on Druid Life:
There are a lot of things I’m good at. I can bake and brew, I’m good with textiles and at all manner of make do and mend techniques. I can tell different kinds of wood…

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