We are still working away here at Spiral Heart. We don’t want you to think we have forgotten about you while we are off making ritual and ceremony in some lovely places, I have to say… so here’s a wee Lammas Gift. Look out for more news on our online courses, from the very beginning of your journey to being in the thick of it – we’ve got you covered!
As mentioned before on just about every social media site we are on, we were at the Lammas Fayre on Arran at the weekend. As you can see from the picture above we were making ceremony – a water ritual to be exact. Though ‘exact’ is not really the word to use… Continue reading “Arran, A Magical Space”→
Fairly often I am asked the question, ‘When did you decide to become a Shaman then?’ It’s an interesting question and it carries with it many pitfalls on answering. So without making too much of it, here is a list that might allow you to glean that information and understand a bit more. I refer you to the wonderful Sacred Hoop article that I shared – all about the myriad of Shamanic practice and its origins. Go look and share the article then sign up for the quarterly magazine. Continue reading “4 Ways To Walk A Shaman’s Path?”→
It’s all ways (yes I do that on purpose!) good to find someone who will help others along. It’s about community, promotion, positioning all these things and more. However it is about sharing and being really human. That’s a Shamanic trait, and therefore we celebrate MakeItUltraTM and share in the hope that you too, will share. We are Pack, we are COMMUNITY. Aho!
Ceremony or Ritual it’s a rite old conundrum! So how do you make it work for you?
The closest many of us come to ‘ceremony’ is when we attend the ‘Hatch/Match/Despatch’ variety. There are of course many religions which still celebrate life’s rites of passage. The rest of us, well some don’t even recognise those rites and for me that is the reason we as a culture have really lost our way a little bit perhaps. We just don’t get it. Continue reading “Ceremony! 5 Ways to Make it”→
Kuan Yin isn’t so strange a figure to be present in a bird shaman’s life. She is often depicted with birds. Most commonly, it is with a swallow (sometimes very stylized and phoenix-like) which carries a string of prayer beads in its beak. This bird represents light in the darkness, especially through devotion. Sometimes the […]