White Sage Landing Essential Oils!!!
Hello Beloved Lights!
The Winter Essential Oils Offering is here and there are definitely some exciting new additions as well as trusty “Medics” for your Apothecary!
Create and sustain right relationship (Ayni) with yourself, your family and Mother Earth (Pachamama) through Despacho Ceremony, a healing ceremony of right action (Tooku Yanki), right love (Tooku Munay) and right thinking (Tooku Yachi).
Despacho Ceremony is a beautiful and ancient ceremony that is still performed throughout Peru. The ceremony begins with clearing and grounding of your energy field.
You will have the opportunity to place prayers of gratitude or request into the offering. These prayers are then “dispatched” to the Guides and Spirits when the offering is burned or buried by the shaman.
Despacho is a different way of doing a shamanic session – it parallels a personal shamanic session with the power of collective prayer put in a prayer bundle as an offering.
For more info go to Despacho Ceremony page!
The autumnal equinox is the first day of fall. It is celebrated by many different cultures and plays a significant role in some beliefs. For most people, fall is a time that ushers in harvests, preserving food for the upcoming months, enjoyment of the colors of the changing leaves and beginning to prepare oneself both physically and psychologically for the upcoming colder months.
It’s one of the two days out of the year that the night and the day are equal in length, signifying that the balance between light and dark is shifting — in this case, the darkness of winter.
Let us take some time to move mindfully into the colder months. To acknowledge and honor the changes and take time to reflect on them.
Come Celebrate the Autumn Equinox! It is Honoring Time!!!!
Bring your Gratitude, Prayers and Healing thoughts to Our Community Prayer Bundle! Through our collective intention, Breathe and Love we will create a natural offering for Our Beloved Mother Earth and all her inhabitants! Creating Balance and Harmony for our World!
This is Open To All. Kids are WELCOMED!!!
Come for part or all. If you have a natural object you would like to gift back to the earth, feel free to bring.
Sunday, September 20th, 1:00pm at Sandpoint City Beach (somewhere on lawn by Statue of Liberty)
Intestinal Health is extremely important for keeping our bodies operating with ease. When unwanted waste has built up in the intestines, all sorts of physical problems can occur. Our intestines must be able to absorb the nutrients in the food that is broken down for digestion in the stomach. Cleansing your colon twice a year ( Spring and Autumn) will do wonders to restore your health and vitality.
The Safe and Potent Colon Cleanse Drink
- 6 oz Non-Citrus Fruit Juice
- 6 oz Pure,Non-Fluorinated/filtered/distilled Water
- 1 Tbls Liquid Chlorophyll
- 1 Tbls Concentrated Aloe Vera Juice
- 1 Tbls Hydrated Bentonite Clay
- 1 Tbls Psyllium Hulls
Mix all ingredients together in a jar with a lid and shake well. Drink immediatly. Take in the morning on an empty stomach at least a half hour before breakfast. Stay away from coffee and drink at least 10 eight ounce glasses of water a day to help flush out the colon. Cleaning the colon eliminates the good bacteria too, so you will need to replenish your system daily with a good pro-biotic, yogurt, acidophilus etc. Minimum 12 days. Max 4 weeks.
This colon cleanse is a great pre-curser to any parasite cleanse. So stay posted
Finally, a great visual of the communication highways of the body! This is why cranial-sacral sessions are so effective. And I am loving that science is able to show this!
Watch this fantastic video of Fascia Magnified 25x!
This article from shamanicteachers.com was written by Sandra Ingerman, an expert in the field of Soul Retrieval. For more on the subject, read Sandra’s book, Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self
Soul Retrieval by Sandra Ingerman
It is believed that whenever we suffer an emotional or physical trauma a part of our soul flees the body in order to survive the experience. The definition of soul that I am using is soul is our essence, life force, the part of our vitality that keeps us alive and thriving.
The types of trauma that could cause soul loss in our culture would be any kind of abuse sexual, physical, or emotional. Other causes could be an accident, being in a war, being a victim of a terrorist act, acting against our morals, being in a natural disaster (a fire, hurricane, earthquake, tornado, etc.), surgery, addictions, divorce, or death of a loved one.
Any event that causes shock could cause soul loss. And what might cause soul loss in one person might not cause soul loss in another.
It is important to understand that soul loss is a good thing that happens to us. It is how we survive pain. If I was going to be in a head on car collision the last place that I would want to be at the point of impact is in my body. My psyche could not endure that kind of pain. So our psyches have this brilliant self protect mechanism where a part of our essence or soul leaves the body so that we do not feel the full impact of the pain.
In psychology we call this disassociation. But in psychology we don’t talk about what disassociates and where that part goes. In shamanism we understand that a piece of the soul leaves the body and goes to a territory in what shamans call non ordinary reality where it waits until someone intervenes in the spiritual realms and facilitates its return.
Although soul loss is a survival mechanism the problem from a shamanic point of view is that the soul part that left usually does not come back on its own. The soul might be lost, or stolen by another person, or doesn’t know the trauma has passed and it is safe to return.
It has always been the role of the shaman to go into an altered state of consciousness and track down where the soul fled to in the alternate realities and return it to the body of the client.
There are many common symptoms of soul loss. Some of the more common ones would be dissociation where a person does not feel fully in his or her body and alive and fully engaged in life. Other symptoms include chronic depression, suicidal tendencies, post traumatic stress syndrome, immune deficiency problems, and grief that just does not heal. Addictions are also a sign of soul loss as we seek external sources to fill up the empty spaces inside of us whether through substances, food, relationships, work, or buying material objects.
Anytime someone says I have never been the same since a certain event and they don’t mean this in a good way soul loss has probably occurred.
You can really see how much soul loss there is today as we put money over life. Anytime someone says that we have to kill other life forms for material gain that person must be suffering from soul loss. Anytime someone feels that buying one more car or that gathering material objects will bring happiness that person is suffering from the loss of soul. As you can see we are looking at a great deal of planetary soul loss today as you watch how we behave towards each other and the rest of life.
Coma is also soul loss. But in coma there is more of the soul out of body than in the body. Coma is very complicated to work with today for many reasons. It takes skill on behalf of the shaman to find out which way the soul is trying to go. Does the soul want to reenter the body or does it need help transcending which would lead to the death of the patient? There is a lot to say about this topic and it beyond the scope of this article.
In our culture we are unaware of what is out of spiritual harmony that is creating illness. And because often our soul loss happened so young we are unaware of the unconscious patterns we are living out due to our first experience of soul loss. We are always trying to retrieve our soul. And how we do this is by repeating the same trauma over and over again. The names might change of the people involved in our life story, but the story is often the same.
The effects of having a soul retrieval vary person to person. Some people feel that they are more grounded in their body and feel more solid. Some people feel lighter and a joyful way of being returns to them. For some memories of the past traumas might be triggered bringing up a variety of feelings that must be worked through. And for some people the effects are too subtle to notice a change until further work to integrate the soul is done.
As people feel more present in their bodies and in the world they become more conscious of behavior that might be out of balance and disharmonious. When we are numb we might be aware that things in the world are not right but we can easily distract ourselves from feeling a need to change. When we are fully “inspirited” there is no place to retreat to and we are more inspired to change our lives.