Rumi’s Field

Rumi’s Field

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field.  I’ll meet you there.”  —Rumi We’ve described the United States and other nations as polarized for so long now it seems this condition is normal. Government, societies, churches, schools,...
Why Poetry?

Why Poetry?

Like shamans, poets have visionary experiences which they share with others through their poetry.  If a poem is mystical, or even semi-mystical, it resonates with something deep within us.  We feel that our souls understand the poet’s vision. Aristotle said that...
Praying at the River

Praying at the River

Unless they are flooded and overflowing their banks, rivers pretty much keep to themselves, flowing through channels cut into the land since ancient times.  Although many rivers are powerful, even mighty, they can become somewhat helpless in the face of human abuse. ...
Shamanism and the Secrets of Childhood

Shamanism and the Secrets of Childhood

Shamanism and the Secrets of Childhood Shamanism and the Secrets of Childhood with Tom Cowan, May 2016 https://cdn1.shamanicpractice.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/18141929/Shamanism-and-The-Secrets-of-Childhood_Tom-Cowan.mp3 Download MP3 File You Might Also Like How...