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    Beautiful Healing Words Shared

    I have been blessed to have received much healing assistance in many forms recently.  I am surrounded by many energy workers, shamanic journeyers, wordsmiths and people with beautiful healing presences.  As I let people know about my experience with Cancer, I began receiving meaningful written words in return.  Sometimes the words were shared as encouragement.  [...]

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    Forget me Knot

    I am writing to share my experience, but most importantly to me, I write so that I do not forget.  There are so many moments in life that are so meaningful in the moment, and yet as new moments are created, some old ones are “forgotten”, or at least they are filed away outside of [...]

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    Remembering what is Important

    I am in between the worlds.  The tumor in my body has been removed, and I have not yet heard it’s “diagnosis” i.e. which “grade” they say it is…? Each “grade” is a potential reality that holds a unique set of possible futures. Each reality is seemingly more or less pleasant in my mind.  I [...]

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    Dangerous Despair-Shamanism and Cancer

    I had surgery two days ago.  While it went well, there are still unknowns in my situation.  After returning home last night I found the following writing from the week before surgery.  I decided that rather than hide it in my computer, I need to share it because I do not want to gloss over [...]

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    Note to Self…Healer, Heal Thyself.

    I learned a new word recently. Liposarcoma (look it up, you should learn it as well).  There is one growing in my thigh. At this point it is extremely large. What I have been thinking (for months) has been an expanded muscle…is certainly NOT. I am learning a lot of new things lately.  I have [...]

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    Rainbow Messages for Winter Solstice 2013

    Rainbow Messages for Winter Solstice 2013 Last night, at the beginning of the 5 days of Winter Solstice, I gathered in circle with two people who have been called by Spirit to shamanize.  Before leaving my house earlier in the evening I felt compelled to take a Rainbow cloth with me for the center of [...]

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    Roadrunner Gifts

    Two days before my birthday last week, I was driving in the desert and noticed a dead Roadrunner at the side of the road.  I turned around and honored this beautiful bird in its death.  I rarely see Roadrunners killed by cars (they can run faster than humans), so I took this experience to mean [...]

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    Infused with the Power of Spirit- All Souls Procession 2013

    2013 marked the 7th time I walked in the All Souls Procession in Tucson, Arizona. Each year I get more out of it. It is a fantastic group experience, and yet each single person (of the many thousands of participants) had a very personal, and often, spiritual experience. This year marked a change in my [...]

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  • Autumn Equinox Prayer

    This weekend is Autumn Equinox! The time of BALANCE across this planet. While those in the Northern and Southern hemisphere experience different seasons (either summer or winter), this time is the transition point of change, and BALANCE between.   Three years ago on Autumn Equinox, while in a very special place, (the center of the western [...]

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    Migration Memories

    The end of August 2013 is here. I am in Tucson, Arizona. I have been here since 1999. This is the third summer that I have spent here. The 10 summers before that, I  migrated around the western United States for 3-5 months over the summer months.  My partner and I (and three dogs over [...]

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