Shamans Blog

Ramblings, comments and musing. Don’t take anything too seriously. Especially yourself. Enjoy!

Chaos is Your Friend

October 27th 2018

The cycle of consciousness is not a circle but an expanding spiral because our experiences are constantly changing and upgrading, as does our perception of reality.We do not always have the same response with similar occurrences because of subtle differences in circumstances, attitudes, environment, people around us, ...

ADHD

August 8th 2018

What is an ADHD mind. The first thought of many would be – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The kind of mind we do not want – a mind that should be drugged in order to control it. There are drugs that shut down selected areas of the brain and over long periods of time this can be harmful. The ADHD mind is ...

Distractions and their Glorious Reasons

January 13th 2018

Why do we get distracted from our own goals and intentions? What side tracks us and throws us a curve ball? Why is it so difficult to accomplish anything? What delays us from achieving?It is always easy to point the finger and say: “It’s his, her or their fault”. I ran out of time. I didn’t have enough money. ...

Watchers

November 18th 2017

We are the Watchers. We watch others. We make sure no one gets out of line. We are the gatekeepers. People must be kept in line. To stray from the collective beliefs is dangerous and it may get you excommunicated. If you think differently, it may get you put away.We are the thought police. If you think outside the ...

Water as a Living Being

February 2nd 2017

Why is it we think we are the only intelligent beings on the planet. We are so self centered, we ignore or disassociate with the life around us. Even if we acknowledge trees and such as living, we do not ascribe them the courtesy of interacting with them at the level they deserve. We should have reverence for nature, ...

Awake? Aware?

May 19th 2016

What is being Awake and how do we know if we are awake or not? Ask anyone if they are awake and they will say: Of course I am awake. But are they really? To what level? Are they even aware there are levels to being awake?When a person says they are awake – they are. But, if it is only being conscious of their ...

Donner Lake - The Void

February 21st 2016

Donner Lake, just west of Truckee, CA. is extremely deep. It fills a partially hidden valley with its languid enigmatic water. With a depth of six hundred feet, it hides its mysteries. The water is very clear and inviting, I have fished, swam, and boated on it. Swimming is by far the most exhilarating. On a weekday ...

Unapparent Leaders

September 2nd 2015

The Unapparent Leader is often unnoticed. They don’t need to be noticed, for they do not seek recognition. Nor do they seek power or control. For them it is enough to know that they need only control themselves. Not just on a behavioral level, but also on mental and psychological levels.Many are reluctant to take a ...

Philosophy of Thinking

July 28th 2015

Philosophy of Thinking or Thinking of PhilosophyWhat is philosophy? Is it a study of a way to think? Some say it is a study of the way to be or the way to live. It can also be a set of beliefs and ideas. It can be a formula for a set of behaviors that define you. It can be a set of rules that governs society. Is it ...

Connecting Deeply with Gaia

June 25th 2015

Connecting Deeply with GaiaWe are not separate from the Earth. Every atom of our body came directly or indirectly from the planet. The food we eat becomes our bones, blood, and flesh. The idea of being a separate individual is an illusion. We are all one, we are all extensions of this beautiful planet. We are not only ...

Why Meditate?

June 15th 2015

Going beyond all the physiological, and   psychological benefits, some of which are reduced heart rate and blood pressure, as well as lowering stress levels. The overall ‘feel good’ benefits and self-empowerment stabilizes the personality to better cope with life’s ups and downs.It is the only way to truly ...

Taking the Role of Other

November 16th 2014

Taking the role of other. I have spent most of my life avoiding doing that. Why? because it is painful to me. It causes me to lose myself in others. I find the chaos, the pains, hurts and anguish. I find twisted thinking, wrong choices, and indecision. But I also find the beauty, grace, intelligence and wisdom. ...

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Medicine Wheel

December 29th 2010

A medicine wheel photographed during various phases of construction. Edited to original music by Glenn Willard. It was activated at the Dec. 21, 2010 eclipse & solstice. The stones are concrete pavers decorated with citrine, amethyst, clear quartz, rose quartz, and agate. 3.2 meters in diameter. The purpose is to ...

The Little Smoke

November 2nd 2009

Tobacco, like us, is energy. It is neither bad nor good, it just is. It comes from the leaf of tobacco plant -nicotiana tabacum. It can be our friend and give us comfort in time of need. It soothes us when we are frazzled. It energizes us when we are tired. It takes the place of food when we are hungry, and satisfies ...