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

The animals of the planet are in desperate peril. Without free animal life I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen. – Alice Walker

A Walk on the Wild Side: Answering the Call of the Wild

Teton Totem, resident Grizzly Bear at Earthfire Institute

Rose De Dan, Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing, presents a unique collaborative weekend of dialogue and ceremony with native animals. Together we can rebuild the bridge and strengthen the connections between people, animals and the natural world.

Where: Earthfire Institute, Driggs, Idaho
When: October 1-3, 2010
Time: 2:00 p.m. Oct. 1 …Continue reading

Invitation to An Ancient Dance

Pachamama Tree Bole ©Rose De Dan 2005

When preparing for ceremonies such as the Blessing Ceremony for the Duwamish River—an industrial and Superfund site and wildlife oasis—I often find that synchronous events occur that focus my attention on what is important. And those pointers can come from some surprising sources.

Most people don’t know that I am …Continue reading

Blessing Ceremony for the Duwamish River

The Duwamish River—Superfund Site and Wildlife Oasis

Healing with Reiki, Shamanism, Song & Sound

Guided by Spirit, on October 1, 2008 I took part in a boat tour of the Duwamish River put on by the Port of Seattle entitled Duwamish River 101. I went as part of my preparation for a Peruvian ayni despacho ceremony …Continue reading

United, We All Stand: Creating Shift Energetically for the Gulf Oil Spill

Sea Turtle, © Rose De Dan 2010

The recent environmental tragedy that took place on April 20, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico when BP’s oil rig blew out, pouring oil onto a fragile Louisiana ecosystem at an estimated 210,000 gallons per day, has many people deeply concerned about its effect on the environment and wildlife.


As …Continue reading

Rattle My World

Condor Archetype, Four Directions Rattle ©Rose De Dan 2010

Not long after the initial stress of my mother’s passing, the order of rattles I had been trying to get from Peru since December arrived. The poor mailman handed me this package that looked like a ball instead of the usual neat rectangle, and there were parts …Continue reading

Walk on the Wild Side with the Animals

Through Their Eyes, ©Rose De Dan 2008

Would you like to:

• Increase your ability to communicate with, and relate to, all animals and nature?

• Visit with the animals after-hours at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo? (special focus – the animals at the soon-to-be closed Night House exhibit)

• Participate in a ceremony that will offer healing for …Continue reading

New Year’s Peruvian Ayni Despacho Ceremony

A prayer is blown into the kintu © Rhonda Hanley 2009

When: Friday, January 1, 2010, 6:30pm
Where: Alki, Seattle, WA – directions sent at time of registration. For those with allergies please note that there will be animals present.

“The despacho ceremony was very powerful, and things are already beginning to heal. Thank you for the shamanic …Continue reading

Gifts for Animal Lovers, Reiki and Shamanic Practitioners

When I became a Reiki practitioner the energy woke up a part of me that had lain dormant for many years, my creative side, and I began to combine my photography and graphic design background with my Reiki, shamanic and animal communication training.

The result? Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing’s Online Store featuring gifts for animal lovers …Continue reading

Been Raining Toadstools

Toadstool in Cityscape, Rose De Dan©2009

Okay, I know I live in Seattle, a place renowned for rain nine months of the year, and should be used to inclement weather, but today I felt way overdue for sunshine.

Usually the rain is gentle. The downpours I knew back East are relatively unknown here, but that pattern seemed …Continue reading

Peruvian Ayni Despacho Ceremony tonight

A prayer is blown into the kintu © Rhonda Hanley 2009

When: Friday, October 16, 6:30pm
Where: Alki, Seattle, WA – directions sent at time of registration. For those with allergies please note that there will be animals present.


“The despacho ceremony was very powerful, and things are already beginning to heal. Thank you for the shamanic healing …Continue reading

Carnival of Healing #210: Connections

Carnival Swirl, Gardenia Blossom ©Rose De Dan 2009

Welcome to Carnival of Healing #210! Last week’s Carnival was hosted by Rosanna C Rogacion of Melisma. This is the first time the Carnival has been hosted here on the Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing blog, but it won’t be the last. I have so enjoyed reading, …Continue reading

Reweaving the Web

And Along Came A Spider…©Rose De Dan 2009

Historically I have found that the one to two weeks preceding a shamanic training, whether teaching or taking, are usually filled with growth opportunities, known to others as “challenges.”

Last week was no exception, but I had no idea of the magnitude of the significance of the events at …Continue reading

Shaman Humor

A friend who is going through a difficult time called me today, and said, “I just wanted to talk to a voice of sanity.” At which point I doubled over laughing, managing to wheeze out through my chuckles, “Honey, you must be really hard up if you consider a *shaman the voice of sanity!”

*The traditional short …Continue reading

Shamanic Gifts of Power, Poem to Mother Earth

Shamanism, the world’s oldest form of healing, is founded on the belief that the universe is one in spirit—a universe in which animals, birds, stones, rivers, mountains are messengers and allies. …Continue reading

The Animal Shaman, the Elk, and the Sword

As a practicing energy professional it is important that I do regular shamanic healing sessions for myself, clearing out old issues. Sometimes the issues are very apparent, an event occurs that churns up emotions of anger, fear, sorrow, etc. Other times my choice of issue is more conscious and related to planning for the future.

Such was …Continue reading

12 Steps to a Shining Spirit

Feeling dragged down, held back?
Having trouble staying grounded, focused, and centered?
Want to communicate better with animals?

In December of 2008 Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing released the first ever shamanic calendar/workbook created as a 12-step healing process for people and the earth. And we created matching Journals to enable you to deepen your experiences and chart your …Continue reading

Dare to Care, Saving Shelter Animals

In 1982 I was living in Laramie, Wyoming, and decided to take a class on “how to get published.” The teacher was Donald Murray, a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist. I was not really certain why I was taking the class other than the opportunity to be guided by someone who could write well enough to win such …Continue reading

Tidings of Joy

Tidings of Joy Puma Christmas Card ©2008 Rose De dan www.reikishamanic.com

Still snowy here in Seattle, although the precipitation is now our customary rain, and I am getting caught up on uploading the last of my winter wonderland photos. Our Christmas card, above, features my dog, Puma, on a run across the bridge in Schmitz Park, last old growth forest in Seattle. You can check out the …Continue reading

Northern Cat Lights

Recently I purchased a long-overdue, new computer. My new iMac has sped up my work life immensely, and is a sculptural work of art, for a computer (thanks, Apple and Steve Jobs!). However, it has an additional, and probably unanticipated benefit: my cat, Kiya, loves one of the screen savers.

Originally I had used one of the …Continue reading

Cat Christmas Spirit

Here Kiya, the Box Queen, age 13, and Saqqara, age 15, engage in a bit of play. After so many years together as a family, it was really fun to see the older cats wake up as soon as they heard the sound of the wrapping paper being unrolled. More than one present has a bit …Continue reading

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