Category Archives: Shaman tools

Shape-shifting (Part 1)

This series of posts are based on the outline of an exploration session presented at The Silent Eye  (a modern mystery school) “The Feathered Seer” weekend in 2017. Whilst I have attempted to retain some of the flavour of the … Continue reading

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Unexpected exorcism

Odd. The little things we take for granted. The sanctuary, provided within the walls of our own homes; safe, warm, clean. Yet do we ever pay enough attention to spiritual cleanliness thereof? If we fail to cleanse a space, at … Continue reading

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The Feathered Seer – Part 3 (No. Really. The Feathered Seer!)

During the exploration session on Spirit Animals, presented during The Silent Eye (a modern mystery school) “Leaf and Flame: the Foliate Man” weekend in 2016, one of the companions enquired about “Shape-shifting”. Since this was outside the scope of the … Continue reading

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The Feathered Seer – Song of the Raven Clan

The elders gather; to the stones; all that remain of the Raven Clan. The Shaman, bearing the Mother’s heartbeat, draws to the centre of the assembly; there to be joined by the Spinner, and the Weaver of Lore. The Weaver … Continue reading

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Spirit Animals

This post is based on the outline of an exploration session presented at The Silent Eye  (a modern mystery school) “Leaf and Flame: the Foliate Man” weekend in 2016. Whilst I have attempted to retain some of the flavour, and … Continue reading

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The Feathered Seer – Part 2 (or when foxes come out)

Fast forward a year to the “Leaf and Flame: the Foliate Man” weekend. The directors of the Silent Eye (a modern mystery school), not really knowing what they might be letting themselves in for, honoured me with a request to … Continue reading

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Magic Is All Around

Can’t tell you how perfect this piece by the good Dr Vasey is in explaining the deeper working of the shaman. The four examples of magic that he gives, is pretty much the manual for every successful healing ritual, exorcism, … Continue reading

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