Tag Archives: Healing

Sneaking in at the back… Bison’s Year

It feels as though my last (real) post was way back on May Day of 2018. Everything since doesn’t really count: a rant, a dream, a reblog, a rant, and an accidentally forgotten post, scheduled for a solstice I barely … Continue reading

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The Watcher’s dilemma

I am Watcher. I’m in a high place, yet remain shadowed by brooding mountains that further darken a black sky. The gale flattens a campfire in front of me, casting all warmth to the western horizon. A tent-like structure behind … Continue reading

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Call of the Summer lands

Caught in this stream whilst falling asleep under last night’s “mackerelled moon”. An oddly, out of season, theme which made little sense till the title came at the last. ~~~ I thought I heard you call last night. Maybe it … Continue reading

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Remembering Dunblane

It hardly seems like twenty years. This week Ron Taylor, headmaster of Dunblane Primary school at the time of the shootings, talked for the first time about the enduring horror and guilt that he has carried since that day. Thirteenth … Continue reading

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Magic Is All Around

Can’t tell you how perfect this piece by the good Dr Vasey is in explaining the deeper working of the shaman. The four examples of magic that he gives, is pretty much the manual for every successful healing ritual, exorcism, … Continue reading

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Forty days of Wilderness

Well, that was a bit of a party. A month and half gone in the blink of an eye. As these things go, subsequent events kind of make sense of the enforced cloistering. Kind of. Whether it is possible to … Continue reading

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Who heals the healer?

Three weeks of wandering between sickbed, deathbed, casualty department and GP… back to sickbed… have brought the question to mind more prominently than may, otherwise be expected. It’s a long term thing. Last flare up was over 10 years ago, … Continue reading

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…but is it real?

Aherm! Two posts in as many days? (Don’t be expecting it regularly! 😉 ) One of the questions that often crops up, is the reality, or otherwise, of the experiences involved in shamanic work. This is true also of meditation, … Continue reading

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Touching the dragon

This week has been long. I’m tired. Soul deep tired. Last weekend saw the culmination of the healing activity alluded to in the previous post, and I’ve been paying a heavy price since. So much so, that even now I … Continue reading

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Unexpected Visit

One of the places where I often find myself whilst travelling through the worlds, particularly if I have no specific destination in mind or task to achieve, is a grove of trees which conceal a deep pool fed by a … Continue reading

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