Category Archives: nature divination

How To Meet A Plant Spirit

I frequently take walks and sense different wildflowers and wild plants.  These wild plants introduce themselves by a combination of their energy and looks.  I’ll notice how interesting they look or how important they look.  I’ll also sense an energetic … Continue reading

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Synchronicity: the Bridge Between The Worlds

Dreaming, in traditional cultures, is not confined to sleeping. Dreaming exists in waking life in the form of coincidence and synchronicity. It is an important form of divination as well. Dream teacher and healer Robert Moss describes this type of … Continue reading

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Shamanic Dreamwork

Everyone dreams. Shamanic dreamwork expands on our natural nighttime dream experiences. Instead of using plant medicines like ayahuasca, shamanic dreamers journey within the dreamscape to meet with their helping spirits. To better understand a dream’s meaning, they also journey with … Continue reading

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Folk Healing in Italy: an Interview with Dr. Sabina Magliocco

(This interview with antropologist and pagan Sabina Magliocco was published in my newsletter before 2012. It is still valid today as we navigate the fifth world.) What is Stregoneria? “Stregoneria” simply means “the practice of witchcraft or sorcery” in Italian.  … Continue reading

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Dreaming with the “stone of light”

In the 1990s, I discovered a wonderful book called Sastun: My Apprenticeship with a Maya Healer.  It was written by Rosita Arvigo, with Nadine Epstein.  It describes Rosita Arvigo’s apprenticeship to a Mayan healer and herbalist named Don Eligio Pantí. … Continue reading

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Sacred Coca Leaves: An interview with J.E. Williams, OMD

(This interview with James Williams was published in my newsletter before 2012. It is still valid today as we navigate the fifth world.) Dr. Williams has over twenty-five years of experience in integrative medicine specializing in rejuvenation and longevity medicine … Continue reading

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Dreaming An Animal Spirit Teacher

Dreams that introduce you to nature energies are very special.  Sometimes there is a natural energy that is wanting to work with you but you’re not aware of it.  Dreams are a wonderful way to experience this.  It is especially … Continue reading

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K’ICHE MAYAN CALENDAR DIVINATION USING TZITE SACRED SEEDS 

(This interview with Anita Garr was published in my newsletter before 2012. It is still valid today as we navigate the fifth world.) An Interview with Anita Garr, assistant to Don Rigoberto Itzep Chanchavac  How did you come to work … Continue reading

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Divining her creative fire: Imbolc Candle Divination

Bride (or Brigid as she is more commonly known) is a deity who was revered by my Scottish ancestors for centuries, first as a goddess then as a saint. Healing, creativity, and divination are her gifts. She is associated with … Continue reading

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Ancestral Wisdom On The Longest Night

Winter solstice is a time of stillness. Yule was the reset button for ancient Europeans: the time to listen to the guidance of the ancestors as the sun is reborn. Megalithic monuments like Stonehenge and Newgrange were aligned with the … Continue reading

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