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Creativity and Shamanism

Creativity and Shamanism

The creative process is evident in so many different activities and expressions, yet you can discern a common thread amongst all of these despite their unique characteristics. The examples below of a painter and a shaman provide the contrast and similarities between...

Embracing the Dark Feminine in a Time of Seeming Chaos

Embracing the Dark Feminine in a Time of Seeming Chaos

In the northern hemisphere, as we step into winter, the north on the medicine wheel, we have stepped into the embrace of the Dark Feminine. What is this power, and how can we work with it? I hope this article helps you grasp what is happening in our world right now...

Shamanism: What it Ain’t

Shamanism: What it Ain’t

Introductory note by Jaime Meyer, SSP Board President: I’ve been fascinated with how much vitriol is expelled into the world trying to define what shamanism is. When this discussion gets heated, as it often does, I believe we have stopped talking about shamanism, and...

Owl Crashes In

Owl Crashes In

In the melting snow at the very beginning of spring, my eye caught a bright reflection on the ground: chunks of broken glass along a wall. When I looked up, I saw that the outer window of the classroom above my garage had been shattered. The window was double-paned,...

The Gathering Place: A Safe Place for Ancestral Healing

The Gathering Place: A Safe Place for Ancestral Healing

When I first began my shamanic practice, I noticed early on that I had an affinity for ancestral healing. The client’s ancestors would appear in the session and share the story of the original wound in the family. Many of these suffering ancestors brought their pain...

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SACRED SONGS OF THE LAND

SACRED SONGS OF THE LAND

This video is from the 2023 SSP Conference - Teachings from the Land: Visible and Invisible Vibration is the essence of the Universe. And the human voice could be considered our most powerful, versatile, and healing shamanic tool. Song and tone are used as part of...

SAMHAIN 2023 CEREMONY VIDEO

SAMHAIN 2023 CEREMONY VIDEO

Below is the video of the Samhain Celtic Cross-Quarter Ceremony by Dr. Karen Ward and John Cantwell, originally aired live on October 31st, 2023. *Please note that there is a blurred background at the beginning that will be removed soon into the recording. THE CELTIC...

Seasonal Medicine Wheel Ceremonies

At the turn of each season we hold a virtual ceremony to honor the four directions of the medicine wheel. Led by a ceremonialist from our board of directors, ceremonies are available to our members by Zoom conference line, and recorded for those who wish to listen at a different time.

CELTIC CROSS-QUARTER HOLIDAY Ceremonies

At each calendar quarter we hold a Celtic Cross-Quarter Holiday Ceremony. Imbolg (February 1st), Beltane (May 1st), Lughnasagh (August 1st) and Samhain (October 31st). Led by Dr. Karen Ward and John Cantwell of Ireland, these ceremonies are available to our members by Zoom conference line, and recorded for those who wish to listen at a different time.

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Tending to Racial Discrimination

Tending to Racial Discrimination

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action The lie of separation has created patterns of discrimination and viewing other humans through the lens of “separate” and “other”, often resulting in judgement, anger, violence, and war. It is found on all levels of...

Tending to Drug Addiction

Tending to Drug Addiction

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action Drug addictions are impacting the lives of our communities, our families, friends, co-workers and first responders. The overdose death rates are rising. The impacts are far reaching from emotional and physical health...

Tending to Political Fear and Anger

Tending to Political Fear and Anger

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action While there are many distinct political crises across the globe, one thing they all have in common is human emotions. Particularly, the feelings of fear and anger underneath the world’s ever-changing news feeds.  We...

Tending to Racial Discrimination

Tending to Racial Discrimination

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action The lie of separation has created patterns of discrimination and viewing other humans through the lens of “separate” and “other”, often resulting in judgement, anger, violence, and war. It is found on all levels of...

Tending to Drug Addiction

Tending to Drug Addiction

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action Drug addictions are impacting the lives of our communities, our families, friends, co-workers and first responders. The overdose death rates are rising. The impacts are far reaching from emotional and physical health...

Tending to Political Fear and Anger

Tending to Political Fear and Anger

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action While there are many distinct political crises across the globe, one thing they all have in common is human emotions. Particularly, the feelings of fear and anger underneath the world’s ever-changing news feeds.  We...

Tending to Armed Conflict in Israel and Palestine

Tending to Armed Conflict in Israel and Palestine

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action   Israeli-Palestinian conflict is rooted in millennia-old territorial disputes in a region with religious and historical significance to Jews, Muslims, and Christians. Recently, there has been an...

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