Prayers are silent, Prayers are sung, Prayers are danced, and Prayers are spun. What does it mean to live in prayer? My own expression of prayer has changed over the years as many of my prayers have become my reality, and many others not. I still like to give thanks,...
Ben Boomer is a storyteller, healer, and the President of the Board for The Center for Shamanic Education and Exchange. He was raised participating in both traditional Diné ceremony with his mother’s family and traveling to California for Christmas with his father’s side of the family. These experiences created a deep recognition of the validity and importance of the ancient ways of knowing from a spectrum of cultures. His life has created natural fusions between the modern western society and indigenous civilization. He lives and laughs with his wife and stepson in Phoenix Arizona where he manages information solutions for a small company to foster mindfulness and integrity. He can be contacted at email@example.com
Shamanism: Approaching Indigenous Wisdom with Care and Respect
Shamanism has grown in popularity as an idea and practice in the modern world. Shamanism is defined by the recognition of a common wisdom based on ancient or indigenous spiritual traditions. This broad definition has some advantages and disadvantages that are worth...