Inviting Initiation

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We humans have been fond of initiation rituals since our beginnings.  Archeologists have plumbed the historical depths of our world to uncover evidence of ancient religious rituals among the oldest cultures, and across the world’s cultures. We know bits about initiation rituals performed by the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians, the Mayans, the Norse and some cultures of the East. Some …

Sovereignty: Claiming Your Realm

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“If I Were Queen” is a game I liked to play as a child. I’d imagine all the things I would do if I were the Queen of the World, and then set about writing my proclamations. The first thing, always, on my list was the banning of peas. Of course, I never did become the Queen of the World, …

Transformational Constellations-Trees

Family Constellations is not Astrology. It is YOU.

Denise Guerringue Family Constellations

Family Constellations is work that I love. The work is beautiful, breathtakingly beautiful at times, and is such a powerful tool for healing and transformation. And that healing and transformation works on the individuals who attend, the families into which they were born, the families they find themselves in now, and even the larger world itself. So I love it, …

Becoming

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“The stairs are your mentor of things to come, the doors have always been there to frighten you and invite you, and the tiny speaker in the phone is your dream-ladder to divinity.” Everything is Waiting for You –David Whyte So here we are, together, in the place between what was and what will come to be. It feels to …

When the Call Comes

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Look: When the call to the shamanic path comes, it is strong. It is compelling. It is, in some ways, irresistible. It thrums in your ear as you go about your day: there is more, there is so much more. It enters into your dreams, showing you both sorrows and delights that you never before knew existed. It accompanies you …