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Teaching the Medicine Wheel

Tuesday my class met with Alicia Daniels from the University of Vermont. Alicia is a field naturalist who has devoted many years studying with Indigenous healers, and to understanding the Medicine Wheel. 430 more words

Shamanism

"A Religion of One's Own": open eyes

I am in the midst of Spring Break. A much needed and much deserved holiday from teaching English to 110 teenagers. I am enjoying the luxury of time to finish reading half-finished books and to write blogs about the books I have finished. 909 more words

Books

Connect Me

It seems to me that our lives are lead by what we think is important. Would you agree? We can say many things, but at any given moment our lives are driven by what we want. 387 more words

Life

From the Top

I recently had a dream where I was at another Medicine Wheel and the teacher had lain two books on top of each other. One was about telling yourself the story of your life in a balanced way – it was called ‘Telling Your Story’ – and the other was of an unknown content, but I remember it was called ‘Unbroken’. 98 more words

Shamanism

Personal Ceremony at Laughing Tree Space

Once again, I’m pre-publishing my reflections on the newest offerings at Laughing Tree Space.  I’d love your feed back (both in terms of the offering and in terms of the wording) before I make it a full fledged page on my web site. 708 more words

Life On Earth

The Simplicity of Dying

Somewhere toward the end of the medicine wheel I took, we do a ceremony called ‘death rites’. There were two different ones, done at different times in the wheel. 1,047 more words