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Our Sentinel Apple Tree nature beings ritual & ceremony shamanic healing trees as healers Sep 08, 2021

 

In the last post I shared about our apple tree, my friend Hesso, whom we steward. In this post, I'll share more about her role in our neighborhood, as she is both a nature being and a sentinel. 

 

Nature beings and sentinels

Nature beings are spirits who have taken a physical form in our tangible...

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Boundary Ceremony ritual & ceremony Mar 28, 2021

 

I can’t say I’ve always been good about making, or keeping, boundaries, or even knowing what my boundaries are to begin with. However, in the world we inhabit now, today, boundaries seem to be of utmost importance.

Boundaries are often made with people in our lives – a challenging family member who we...

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Full Moon Bathing full moon ritual & ceremony Aug 02, 2020

Moon bathing is a beautiful way to connect with the Full Moon in the summer time. Moon bathing is a passive activity where you can simply receive. 

When we sit in communion with the moon, we receive the calming and protective energy our beautiful celestial body has to offer. The subtle energy of the moon is called...

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They Let Go full moon ritual & ceremony May 06, 2020

At its essence, the Full Moon is a time for Release, and the New Moon is a time for Beginnings. 

What are you willing to release this Full Moon? I am finding that the expansions and restrictions set forth by the Pandemic have created a really potent time for Letting Go. 

For many of us, our best laid plans for our...

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Mother Earth Meal Prayers ayurvedic healing new moon ritual & ceremony Apr 22, 2020

The New Moon in April falls on Earth Day this year. To commemorate both, I was asked to contribute a video for a Shamanic Summit, which was an honor (and really fun!).

I was guided to share my practice of saying a meal prayer before my meals. In this video I share both an invocation, as well as recitation of an Ayurvedic Meal...

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