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TENDING TO WILDFIRES

Led by Lisha Hengeveld
Thursday, May 26th @ 11AM MDT
Cost: FREE

 

These past weeks New Mexico has experienced consistent high winds and a wildfire of unprecedented proportion. Please join Shamanism Without Borders Community Leader Lisha Hengeveld for a Rapid Response Community Call-To-Action tending to the land and peoples affected. We will use the Shamanism Without Borders journeywork style tending process to learn what we may do to be of service in lending our attention to this situation. Please join us!

HOW TO PREPARE
Create a sacred ceremonial space where you will not be disturbed by other people or loud noises. You may wish to have a comfortable place to sit or lie down during the journey process. If you are able, set up a small altar and/ or light a candle. You are also welcome to drum or rattle along, or use your own other shamanic tools.

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Next Call-to-Action 

Tending to Wildfires

Thursday, May 26th at 11AM MDT


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FAQs

What does an SWB process look like?

The general outline of an SWB process is as follows. This process is facilitated by one of our trained community leaders and does not require experience to be a participant.

  • Introducing the issue that requires tending
  • Opening, protecting and calling allies into a ceremonial container
  • Journeying from a place of neutrality for instructions
  • Tending to the situation based on the information given
  • Blessing what was tended
  • Thanking and releasing the container

“When we prepare for a tending process, we journey to the spirit of the situation to look for guidance. This might be the spirit of the land, the soul of a community, country or the spirit of a culture, or collective consciousness. We ask the simple question, “What would be the most effective way that we can be of service?”. Sometimes the answer is clear. Sometimes it is unexpected. Sometimes the answer is to not do any ceremony at all.

 

Because we conduct this journey with the assistance of our tried and true spirit friends of kindness, we can trust that their answers come from a place more resourced than we could find on our own. This sacred listening practice is revelatory and healing to all beings. As we are all connected through unseen webs, answering the call for healing in this way brings healing to ourselves as well, through a beautiful circle of offering and gratitude. Blessed be.”

~Provided by SWB Community Leader Tasara Jen Stone

What tools are recommended to use during an SWB process?

We suggest being in a ceremonial space, setting up an altar and lighting a candle. You may also want to have any tools you already work with such as a drum, rattle, feathers, tobacco, crystals, etc.

How can I continue the tending process or receive additional support?

Feel free to continue connecting through our member’s forum.

If you are interested in learning more about the practice of Shamanism Without Borders and how to facilitate this meaningful work, we invite you to join our network and gain instant access to a free 3-part audio training by visiting please visit shamanicpractice.org/swb for more info.

What if I can't make the call time?

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How can I learn more about Shamanism Without Borders?

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How can I support Shamanism Without Borders?

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