Tags » Shaman


Ayahuasca is a shortcut. It’s as if we had been travelling down the same highway as the rest of humanity, but in order to arrive at our destination more quickly, we took a side road… A shortcut that leads us to truth.

310 more words

The Shaman

We each held three coca leaves in our left hand. The shaman approached, and gave us each his blessing as we blew three times on the leaves. 770 more words



This year I won’t be trick-or-treating with my Texas grand kids, but if I were, I’d definitely dress as my favorite character: a witch. Witches were quite familiar in Viking culture, where they were called “volvas.” A volva practiced a special kind of witchcraft called “seithr.” She traveled about the country to attend farm feasts and perform divination – i.e. 303 more words


The Bloodtrotter - Chapter 1: The Coffee Shop Shaman

The events narrated in this story and in The Half Date take place on the same night.
This time we focus on Fiammetta, aka Dancing Wart, unsatisfied owner of the 
3,693 more words

Short Stories

Secular Shaman

Agnostic: a person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God or of anything beyond material phenomena; a person who claims neither faith nor disbelief in God. 1,154 more words


O, the Forests of Bhak'khu

I heard the song a Traveller sang
Which from his mouth with sadness rang
His words befouled with acrid tang
From the forests of Bhak’khu… 704 more words



Our mental health system is failing.

This is not just my own opinion, but the sentiment of pretty much every person I have spoken with working in the field in some capacity. 2,160 more words

Mental Health