Ever wondered how the animals feel about the environmental challenges our modern world is facing and what solutions they might offer for climate change?
The Pachamama Stakes: Race for the Earth was inspired by a shamanic vision and messages from wild and domestic animals. It is their intention to offer us hope, inspiration, and a call to action. Enjoy, and please share their message with others. …Continue reading
Susan Eirich, founder of Earthfire Institute, and I decided that the journey that we had shared needed to be told by both of us, together. Here are our stories of the search for a name for the Little White Buffalo Calf.
Wisdom of the Bison Elders
Have the Softness, Yet Be the Strength
by Rose De Dan, …Continue reading
Photo: Debbie Noyes ©Rose De Dan 2012
On a recent visit to Yellowstone National Park, enroute to this year’s A Walk on the Wild Side event and our ceremonies with the animals, I did what many visitors do—I went browsing in the gift store. I was sure there was nothing I needed, so what harm could …Continue reading
As readers may recall, I have been receiving guidance from spiritual allies such as Windwalker and his Message for the World, and the Bison elders with Return of the Buffalo: Visions and Ceremonies.
This offering is the result of one of those nudges and it may be a groundbreaking first-ever collaboration. I hope you will join us …Continue reading
Flat Stanley and "Hendrix" by artist Brant Albinosa
I have a nephew who is six-going-on-seven and a niece who is four-going-on-five who have not been to visit me since I live so far away. (My sister Claudine has not yet been brave enough to try spending 6 hours on a plane with them.)
Through the wonders of …Continue reading
Today’s quote is from Tails of a Healer: Animals, Reiki and Shamanism:
“We share this world, Pachamama (a Peruvian Quechua word meaning Mother Earth), with species seemingly vastly different than ourselves. Many of us feel a loss of connection, a distancing from the natural world that surrounds and maintains precarious toeholds within our cultivated, civilized areas.
“And …Continue reading
Rose De Dan and Puma, Schmitz Park Photo by Rhonda Hanley©2011
It’s been a long and winding road, but the new Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing website is finally here!
I was amazed to discover how fond many people were of the old site. When I would happily announce (overly optimistically as it turned out) at various …Continue reading
Light from the Heavens, ©Rose De Dan 2010
Like everyone else I have moments where I must make decisions on how best to meet and deal with the daily challenges in life. I am learning that the best approach is often through the power of positive intent, ceremony and prayer. And a beautiful expression of that …Continue reading
Spending three days in shaman time usually results in interesting insights and occurrences, but the first session of the year-long training, Spirited Living: A Journey into Self-Healing, was more interesting than most.
Part of the three-day workshop was held at Camp Long. Located in West Seattle, Camp Long is a Seattle park with a focus on education …Continue reading