Material to Explore
Below are links to various documents in pdf format that I’ve created outlining practices, rituals, exercises, meditations, and journeys. This material is copyrighted and is offered here freely to those who would benefit from it.
- Decree to Claim Your Space
- Embodying Your True Self
- Transfiguration Practices
- Forgiveness Ritual Handout
- Reclaiming Your Power with Fire Ceremony
- Fire Transmutation Ritual
- Creating Basic Plant Baths
- Article: Healing the Ancestral Lines By Christina Pratt
Journeying Track – Link to stream/download track that includes a grounding meditation, guided portal & 12 minutes of drumming. You don’t need a DropBox account to access the file, just x out of the sign-in window. Track by Heather O’Connell
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“Medicine Cards: The Discovery of Power Through the Ways of Animals”, Box Set includes Book and Cards By Jamie Sams
This book & card set will give you the basics in terms of Animal Medicine attributes. In Shamanic Practice each Animal brings you as an individual a very specific medicine, however there are general attributes to each Animal’s medicine that are beautifully articulated in this book. I use this book and the cards often to gain insight on my present circumstances and to connect with the different Animal Medicines.
“Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self”, By Sandra Ingerman, ISBN: 978-0061227868
This book is a healing journey all on it’s own. You will look at why soul essence departs, how soul loss affects us and how we can mend ourselves and bring ourselves back to wholeness.
“Four Shields: The Initiatory Seasons of Human Nature”, By Steven Foster with Meredith Little, ISBN: 0966765907
This book offers an opportunity to take an in depth look at the the four faces of human nature, the medicine wheel as initiatory path, the rites of the summer-child, fall-adolescent, winter-adult, and spring-elder shields and how the seasons and their shields impact our cycles as humans. It goes into the initiatory experience, passage as season, the mirror of the elders, and shield dynamics. The material is enriching and in depth and you can expect to gain a good understanding of the natural cycles of the seasons and how they relate to the four shields. I encourage you to order directly from the publisher. This link will take you there: http://www.coyoteculture.com/book/four-shields-the-initiatory-seasons-of-human-nature/
“Managing Psychic Abilities: A Real World Guide for the Highly Sensitive”, by Mary Mueller Shutan ISBN: 1844097005
This book covers the varying degrees of energetic and psychic sensitivity, the types of imbalances that can arise, and offers basic to advanced tools to support sensitives/psychics in sustaining health and over-all being. When I read this book I felt seen in a way I hadn’t before. The tools and exercises have helped me, my clients and students navigate the many considerations of living life as a sensitive or psychic.
“Plant Spirit Medicine”, by Elliot Cowan ISBN: 1622030958
This is a beautifully written book on Plant Spirit Wisdom. Although our understanding is ever evolving, I have found this book to be a great resource for exploring the world of Plant Spirit Medicine & Healing. Elliot shares his journey of working with Plant Spirits, including messages from the plants themselves, case studies, the role the Elements play in our health, well-being, and more.
“Heard Around the Fire: The Teachings of Grandfather, Fire” ISBN: 0984430407
This book is composed of various conversations with Grandfather Fire recorded during gatherings of the Sacred Fire Community. Those at the gatherings pose questions to Grandfather fire and those questions are answered through a medium intermediary. The content of the questions and answers provided speaks deeply to ones heart and soul. Chapters & Subjects include; Grief, Joy, Mind & Heart, Spirituality, Awareness, and more. If you’re looking for or are open to an opportunity to anchor into the Universal Truths of this world. I highly recommend this book.
“Braiding Sweetgrass”, By Robin Wall Kimmerer ISBN: 1571313567
This book delivers medicine to my heart and soul every time I engage with it. Robin is a gifted storyteller. As a person who holds a deep love for the land and plants, I consider this book and its teachings an incredible gift to humanity.