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BORN WHOLE the book covers a lot of ground. I loved writing that book. It has inspired me to explore and offer new realms of healing and spiritual exploration. This Category will eventually contain all of the book, presented in digestible portions. COMING TOGETHER is about community, being human, and eldering. It begins with the understanding that we need meaningful human … Read More

Born Whole post #9: Chapters 2 – Implantation and 3 – Labour

Chapter 2: Implantation in the Uterine Wall This chapter is a discussion of my experience with another significant developmental event: implantation as an embryo in the wall of my mother’s uterus. _____ The first few phases of cell division from fertilized egg to blastocyst, and the event of implantation in the wall of my mother’s uterus, were unremarkable by comparison … Read More

Don’t Be Stressed, Be Blessed

We are all loved, small as we are. That love comes unconditionally and generously from Source, God, the Mystery, the Creator, Universe, or whatever other word you have for that power you understand to be all around, out of sight. A short time ago, I was speaking with a group of people who were preparing to undertake a Vision Quest, … Read More

Semantics

How do we talk about God? (Some have already left the room.) What is Gitchi Manitou? Who is Allah? or Elohim, Brahma, Odin? Divine, The One, Source, Great Mystery, and all those other Words Are about what can be experienced not described nor adequately named. And if you try, I will just look at you and softly say, “I know”. … Read More

Shamanism and the Drum Dance

My practice of shamanism is a path of connection both with the physical aspects of nature and with the unseen and unmeasurable spirits and energies of nature. My first steps on this path were about engaging with the physical world at the level of warm blood and green leaves, hard rocks and soft breezes. In the beginning this aspect felt … Read More

Born Whole post #8: Chapter 1 – The Journey to Conception

PART 2:  THREE UNIVERSAL DEVELOPMENTAL EVENTS Chapter 1: Conception Chapter 1 is about how we get started: the journeys of egg and sperm cells from their creation to the moment of conception, including some of the difficult or traumatic aspects of those journeys and how those issues were healed. I also describe what this journey was like for me. _____ … Read More

Born Whole post #7: Introduction, segment 5 of 5

An Introduction to Brainwaves[i] This is a brief overview of the five bands of electromagnetic waves generated by human brains. I offer this material so you will recognize the terms when they appear later in the book. In general, the slower brain waves are associated with deeper meditative states. Gamma – 38 Hz (cycles per second) and higher Gamma waves, … Read More

Spiritual Shock

Imagine a beautiful, safe natural setting. You are sitting or lying comfortably on the ground. Your senses open to the beauty around you. You feel the warmth of the sun on your skin. You hear the sounds of nature and smell the fresh moist air and warm soil. You close your eyes to take in the way the earth holds … Read More

Beyond Affirmations: “What might it be like…?”

“I attract abundance and wealth.” “I have only positive feelings toward my brother.” “The world is a loving and generous place.” In a world where we’re bombarded with messages about our inadequacy, affirmations can feel like a breath of fresh air.  The positive images provide something to which we can aspire when we’re stuck in negative thinking or ways of … Read More

Born Whole post #6: Introduction, segment 4 of 5

Guinea Pig Number 2 I met Dr. Grant McFetridge in the late 1990s. He had invited me three times to a course on a recently developed healing modality called Emotional Freedom Techniques or EFT, also known as Tapping. EFT is discussed in detail in chapter 6. I declined his first two invitations, but after the third (three is my command … Read More

The most beautiful day of all time

Today is the most beautiful day of all time. Consider for a moment: Was there beauty created in the world yesterday? Is beauty being created in the world today? The answer to both of these questions is of course a resounding “Yes!” You may be thinking, “But what about all the unbeautiful things that are happening in the world? Do … Read More