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Practical Shamanism

Reading Time:  I started my spiritual journey kicking and screaming. I was terrified of becoming “one of those people”. You know, the people who wore long dresses and scarves and chanted in drum circles. I laugh now when I think about how judge-y I was. In my…

Daily Ritual: Not Just for Dying

As many of you know, my grandfather passed last Fall causing a big shift in my daily routine. For almost three weeks of my life, I found myself in daily sits of prayer, ceremony and ritual. At first I thought it was a test of some sort. I thought…

Ceremony with Grandpa

On October 13, 2014 I joined my family (from afar) in honoring my GrandFather, Memo, who passed from this physical world.  I had no idea he was about to give me a powerful gift as I traveled home to El Paso at the end of September. When…