Animal Messages

Interview with
Rose De Dan,
Lilou's Juicy Living Tour

The Pachamama Stakes: Race for the Earth

Tales from A Walk on the Wild Side and Windwalker's Message

What is Reiki? Audio

Reiki Master Rose De Dan answers your questions about Reiki benefits for animals & people.

Two Dogs

A story of animal communication and compassion

Connections

Quotes

“One of the Natural laws is that you’ve got to keep things pure. Especially the water. Keeping the water pure is one of the first laws of life. If you destroy the water, you destroy life.” — Oren Lyons, Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Nation, excerpt from Wisdomkeepers: Native American Spiritual Elders by Steve Wall and Harvey Arden

Crow Friendship

For several years my resident male crow was a handsome fellow I called Dark Wing. He was easy to distinguish because one wing had been injured earlier in life, and kind of drooped if he did not consciously hold it up. We had a close relationship as far as communicating went, but I got the impression …Continue reading

The Spirit Animal Telesummit: connect with Spirit Guides and Totems

I am excited to share that I will be a speaker at The Guardian Gateway Spirit Animal Telesummit—a FREE EVENT that will show you how to create powerful, ongoing relationships with Animal Spirit Guides in all their forms.

Twenty speakers come together April 24 – May 5 for two one-hour calls every weekday, and will show you …Continue reading

Reiki “Magic Hands”

I truly feel that I have the best job in the whole world because I get to share what I love most with my students and clients, and enjoy the additional perk of hearing wonderful stories about the benefits they receive.

Reiki can be especially helpful in emergency situations for people or animals. The following is a …Continue reading

Manitou and the Mole Caper

I was hard at work on the Woodland Park Zoo photos for students of Listening to Zoo Animal Ambassadors when I heard the unique cry that my cat Manitou uses to tell me that he is at the back door and has a “present” for me.

Answering his call I discovered that he had killed a mole. …Continue reading

Turning Lost into Found: ReikiShamanic tips for missing pets

I frequently receive requests to help find a lost dog or cat—a service that I don’t offer as a healer/animal communicator.

However, I have had enough experience with lost animals both personally and professionally to be able to offer some general support and guidance for anyone that finds themselves in the nightmarish situation of not knowing what …Continue reading

What is Shamanism?

http://reikishamanic.com/2011/01/30/grande-smudge-kit/

When I am asked what I do for a living most people look at me blankly if I say I am a shaman. Times have changed, gone are the days when everyone knew what shamans were. A long-ago time when every village/tribe respected and relied upon the skills of a medicine person (one of many names …Continue reading

What is Reiki?

Rose De Dan offers Reiki to 21 year-old cat Viggo, Photo: Annie Marie Musselman

What is Reiki? Wait, before you sigh and move your attention elsewhere since I know it is a question that a multitude of Reiki Masters have tackled many times (myself included)—but I’ve decided to try a different approach.

The standard answer I usually …Continue reading

Answering the Call of the Wild, Part 3

This article was originally written in 2009 and appeared on my old website as the third of a series of three entitled “Answering the Call of the Wild.” It feels like the time is right to publish them again. In Part 1 I struggled to understand what a wolf in the Woodland Park Zoo was trying …Continue reading

Answering the Call of the Wild, Part 2

This post was originally written in 2009 and appeared on my old website as the second of three articles. It feels like the time is right to publish them again.

In Part 1 of this series I experienced a strong connection with an old wolf at the Woodland Park Zoo. It felt like there was something he …Continue reading

A Walk on the Wild Side 2017 at Earthfire Institute

I am delighted to announce that registration is now open for the 8th Annual A Walk on the Wild Side: Answering the Call of the Wild 2017.

When: October 5-8, 2017
Where: Earthfire Institute Wildlife Sanctuary, Driggs, Idaho

This 4-day event offers participants the opportunity to meet highly respected wild Animal Ambassadors and participate in shamanic ceremonies with them.

A …Continue reading

Answering the Call of the Wild, Part 1

Through Wolf Eyes, ©2009 Rose De Dan

This article was originally written in 2009 and appeared on my old website as a series of three. It feels like the time is right to publish again.

What do wolves, chimpanzees, and trees all have in common?

It is not a riddle, not exactly. It was the challenge presented to …Continue reading

Shamanic Dream for the Future: A Healing Ride

I awoke on the long-dreaded inauguration day of a 45th President of the United States (whose platform I do not support), with the joyful memory of a powerful dream.

I dreamt that I was going horseback riding with a group of people. Somehow I ended up on the lead horse—a mare—who I seem to recall was named …Continue reading

A Tribute to Orca Tilikum, Master of Splash

On March 11, 2016 SeaWorld announced that Orca Ambassador Tilikum was dying. The focus of documentary film Blackfish, Tilikum’s story helped raise awareness around the world about the plight of orcas in captivity.

Most Zoo Animal Ambassadors are well cared for and happy to be ambassadors for their species. And they are delighted when they find someone …Continue reading

The True Spirit of Christmas and A Gift for You

Manitou photobombs the Christmas Tree

It is Christmastime and like many people I live far away from my human family. It is a tough time of year to be separated from loved ones, and some days are more challenging than others.

I was standing in line at the market waiting to buy a celebratory gingerbread man when …Continue reading

Animal, Reiki and Shamanic Gifts with Spirit

The Reiki/shamanic elves at Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing have the perfect spiritual gifts for you, your animals, or loved ones.

Smudging and Smudge Kits
Nothing says how much you care when you offer the gift of smudging!

• Smokeless smudge White Sage or Palo Santo Spray for home, stable, kennel, car
• White Sage or Palo Santo Smudge Kits …Continue reading

A Wildlife Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving Eve, and the aroma of the old-fashioned pumpkin pie as it bakes is heavenly.

As we all know, Thanksgiving is a holiday that traditionally involves physically gathering with friends and family, and the celebration of abundance in the form of good things to eat.

Earlier in the day, as I completed tasks in preparation for tomorrow’s …Continue reading

Animals As Spiritual Beings: Interview with Rose De Dan

Last week I had the honor of being interviewed as an animal expert by Dr. Cara Gubbins. The topic was Animals As Spiritual Beings, and of course I knew that I was going to be telling stories!

When I have an interview scheduled I sit down with my guides and ask: Which are the stories most needed …Continue reading

Reiki and Shamanic Healing After the Election

Last night after teaching class I briefly tuned in to the presidential election results in progress, and I felt guided to write the following words, which I posted on Facebook:

“Who the President of the United States is will not change who I am as a person. I will still believe in compassion, kindness, unity, love and …Continue reading

Spirit is the Leader: Prayers for Standing Rock

This summer I had a personal experience involving poisoned water that caused me to be much more aware and grateful for the blessings of water every single day.

There were times that I had no running water (and that was not fun), but the absolute worst was when the water became highly toxic and vile tasting due to chemical leaching. I could not assuage my own thirst, that of my animals, or indoor or outdoor plants using water from the tap. We existed on bottled drinking water for weeks until the water could be tested and declared safe.

So when the protests camps at Standing Rock began coming to my attention I was personally in support of the mission of the water protectors, for in protecting water we protect All Our Relations (which includes us). …Continue reading

False (sadly): Buffalo did not stampede DAPL protest at Standing Rock on their own

Nothing would make me happier than to report that the viral story circulating about the buffalo showing up on their own to support the water protectors at Standing Rock was true—especially since what I teach is that animals have opinions about what we are doing in this world, want to be heard, and are patiently waiting …Continue reading

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