Category Archives: Spiritual Warrior

For Calling the Spirit Back from Wandering the Earth in Its Human Feet

We are living in difficult times. Some of the more recent have been especially brutalizing: the shooting death of a child, Palestine reduced to rubble, public violence from hate of others-Asian, black, Indigenous, Jewish peoples, out of control police violence, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warriors

There are so many powerful, destructive forces at work today. We don’t know the exact timing and sequence of events. But we know they are coming, some already here. Life as we know it is being thrown into chaos. Existential … Continue reading

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Call your spirit back

We are constantly assaulted from all directions. Violence and war, racial injustice, hunger, houselessness, pandemic, environmental disasters and chaos.Frightened to withdraw. Cover ourselves with a hard shell. Cower.But we feel how this diminishes us. This is not how we want … Continue reading

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Arkan Lushwala

Following is information about today’s Pachamama Alliance Zoom presentation, Honoring the Equinox with Arkan Lushwala, a Peruvian ceremonialist and healer. He is a rare indigenous bridge of the global north and south, carrying spiritual traditions from the Andes in his … Continue reading

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Stranger in a strange land

We are living in dangerous times. Man made crises related to the concepts of possession and separation. Of unjust and unsustainable economic and political systems that are failing here and elsewhere. Organized religions that have been used, some for centuries, … Continue reading

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The future, now

We need a vision to navigate the changes that are being forced upon us by rapidly evolving environmental, economic and political chaos and a global pandemic. I’ve gone back through the many blog posts I’ve written about change and my … Continue reading

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Honour Songs

The number and severity of crises seem particularly onerous this morning. The spectacle of the Republican National Convention, continued Russian influence in our electoral process, the sabotage of the postal system, the relentless killing of unarmed black men, women and … Continue reading

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The answer to “What can I do?”

I have been wondering about the convergence of several things lately. I was blessed to have participated on the First Nation-Farmer Climate Unity March in 2018. That was the experience I had been searching for. The opportunity to develop friendships … Continue reading

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Spiritual bypass and avoidance

In the previous post, I wrote about a concept that is new to me, Spiritual Bypass. In simpler terms, spiritual bypassing is characterized by an active avoidance of pain and reality. It is deliberately deciding to cut out the discomforts … Continue reading

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Warriors Wanted

As I often say, I usually don’t know what I’ll be writing about each morning. This morning I am so excited to have been lead to find someone else who is looking for warriors for our time. What first lead … Continue reading

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