Whichever part of the calendar you choose to celebrate the turn of the year we wish you all a resplendently wonderful, healthy and prosperous New Year!
We look to 2018 with gleeful expectancy. Yes, politically there are shifting sands but isn’t there always? What the politicians tend to forget is that they are supposed to be serving the people, not the other way about so remember where the power really lies.
So to the gleeful expectancy. Well I have plans. All ways I have plans! For a while now I have been looking at the option of holding retreats, not just in Scotland but in many places. We are looking at the Isle of Bute as one of the venues and also France, some lovely sun and sea for those of you who would like to bring partners we are looking at options to provide them and you some extracurricular diversions.
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Journey circles and storytelling will be up and running again soon. Personally I cannot wait to get everyone in circle again. Also we shall be taking time to make ceremony in our favourite spot and these are open ceremonies, all we ask is that you come in respect and with an open heart. Details of those will be posted on the Facebook pages.
The online courses and the eBooks are coming along nicely and will be out soon.
I have not made any resolutions for the New Year, I tend to make them as I go along. Figuring out what my goals will be for the short term. Smallest steps toward the whole.
So I will see you, I hope either in person or online. If you have any questions about anything we do please feel free to ask. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Be kind to yourselves and those in your life.
I was having a discussion the other day with a friend. We were discussing the Seasons of the year and which one we preferred. I had to have a think about it. I do have a soft spot for Spring…but then don’t we all? Autumn though, Autumn is my favourite. Autumn is the Season of Completion. Continue reading “Autumn: The Season of Completion”→
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!
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?”→
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”→