What’s Next?

Change is rarely easy. It is made difficult because it means the end of what has been and adapting to a new way of being. We don’t think much about eggs that become chickens or caterpillars that turn into butterflies, because they are “natural.” I don’t know how an acorn feels when it sprouts and turns into an oak tree,Read more

Why is Life so Difficult?

I do not have to describe your place of personal darkness. You know only too well the feeling of that dark place and the influence it can have over you. Whether formed by a powerful trauma or simply the painful struggle of growing up, your “shadow” as shamans call it, has the power to seriously disrupt your life. Allow meRead more

What The Future Will Ask of You

Having struggled with the challenge of compassion for thousands of years, humankind stands at the edge of an extraordinary period of transformation. The old beliefs based in fear and domination are about to give way to a new set of values based on cooperation and compassion. Since the first day you came to earth you have been encouraged to developRead more

Shamanism

by Ross Bishop People are curious about Shamanism. Although the term is becoming more widely recognized, there is still confusion about exactly what it is. Shamanism is not a cultural or religious phenomenon. It reaches beyond acculturation into the core of the individual regardless of a person’s background, culture, training or beliefs.  No country or culture has a corner onRead more

Dealing With The Shadow – A Fairy Tale

Fairy tales bring us the experience of thousands of years of dealing with negative entities (satans) and healing our emotional wounds. Tales that involve dealing with entities, something we have come to call the Hero or Heroine’s Journey or the dark night of the soul, are death/rebirth tales that typically involve dealing with dragons. But, there is much more toRead more