As I pondered what to write for Earth Day, I felt overwhelmed by the enormity of the task. I wanted to inspire as many people as possible to do something great for the Earth on April 22. I toyed with catchy titles such as “Who’s Your Mama?” to try to attract readers.
While every day should be …Continue reading
The mystery cat made his first move, rushing across the back yard to greet me enthusiastically. He was wildly affectionate, head-butting me so enthusiastically I almost fell over. …Continue reading
Rose De Dan offers Buffalo Blanket at West Yellowstone, ©Debbie Noyes
When I first became involved in the practice of shamanism little did I know that one day I would become a blanket carrier for the Buffalo People, nor that doing so would involve travels closely approximating pilgrimages.
On September 29, 2013 sometimes-assistant and friend Debbie Noyes …Continue reading
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
Harbor Seal Sweetness, Point Defiance Zoo ©Rose De Dan 2012
After announcing one of my events/classes that bring people to the zoo for spiritual encounters with animals I received an email response from one of my readers. She wanted to know why an animal lover such as myself would bring groups to a zoo. And I …Continue reading
Animal Ambassador and Teacher Alpha Wolf Doba at Woodland Park Zoo ©Rose De Dan 2013
For many years I have been answering the call of the zoo Animal Ambassadors (see Why I bring people to the zoo). The annual event A Walk on the Wild Side at the Woodland Park Zoo has been an important part …Continue reading
Handsome Friesian Dante offers affection to Rose De Dan after a wonderful, but tiring day teaching students at Serenity Equine Rescue. Photo ©2013 Debbie Noyes
The horses at Serenity Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation are amazing, inteligent, loving beings and teachers, and Joan Ranquet and I are very excited about our upcoming event on Saturday, July 20 …Continue reading
Gracie the Cat Makes Her Rounds ©2007 Rose De Dan
It’s been five years since I first wrote It’s Their Country, Too on behalf of neighbor cat Gracie, but its message is timeless. Please take a moment during this holiday to read and share this post with others.
And there is one more simple step that you …Continue reading
Taken 06/01/13 as Jake set off on a three-hour hike with his person. Go, Jake!
“Regular energy healing sessions re-energized my 15 year-old dog. He is now enthusiastic about walks and life in general.”
“My 15 year-old dog Jake was aging visibly and rapidly. He seemed dazed and confused much of the time and had become increasingly …Continue reading
In early June, despite suffering from a very heavy cold, I made an appearance at Serenity Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation to give the talk “Animals As Healers and Teachers.” It felt important that I show up no matter what (which in this case meant sounding a bit like a cross between Donald Duck and a trumpeter …Continue reading
The annual Wellness Clinic at Serenity Equine Rescue in Maple Valley, WA is scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2.
The Clinic offers attendees the opportunity to learn from some of the Northwest’s best alternative medicine practitioners, and I am honored to announce that I have been asked to make at presentation from 1:00-2:30 p.m. …Continue reading
Unleash your intuition
Connect more fully with the animals
Participate in ceremony with the animals for personal and global healing
Long ago people and animals had a relationship based on mutual trust and respect, and they celebrated the sacredness and honored the spiritual connection with powerful ceremonies.
Over time that connection with the …Continue reading
“Lots of people talk to animals,” said Pooh.
Not very many listen, though,” he said.
“That’s the problem,” he added.
—from The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff
The Wild Animal Teachers are reaching out to us with a call to action to save our Mother Earth and a personal message in Listening to Wild Animal Voices.
“A very beautiful, …Continue reading
The Daily Pendulum
Partnering with your pendulum
for better living and healing
Where: WRSH Home Office, Admiral district, West Seattle
When: Saturday, June 1, 2013, 9:00 a.m to 12:00 noon
This pendulum class will focus on information and exercises designed to support you in receiving and understanding intuitive guidance from your pendulum, and is taught from the shamanic perspective …Continue reading
“Long ago people and animals had a relationship based on mutual trust and respect and indigenous people celebrated the sacredness and honored the spiritual connection with powerful ceremonies.
“Over time that understanding and connection has been mostly forgotten. And, in losing connection with the spirits of our animal relatives, we have also lost connection with our own.”
Join …Continue reading
A Walk on the Wild Side attendee Charolette is greeted by timber wolf Cucumber at Earthfire Institute ©2011 www.reikishamanic.com
I had a huge epiphany about one hour before co-hosting Listening to Animal Voices with Susan Eirich of Earthfire Institute. It was a moment of intense emotion, a combination of awe, gratitude, and a little bit of …Continue reading
Celebrate Spring, the beauty of Pachamama (Mother Earth), and renew your connection to All Our Relations with a Peruvian Ayni Despacho ceremony.
An ayni despacho is an ancient ceremony that blends offerings and prayers to the Spirit World for the creation of balance and harmony, thereby offering healing and release of energies that are standing in our …Continue reading
Were you the kid who always had rocks in your pockets?
As an adult do you have a favorite stone or pendulum?
Want to know what the Stone People can teach you?
Who’s Your Stone Buddy? is a brand-new 90-minute digital audio class created to assist you in learning how to receive intuitive guidance from any of …Continue reading
Are the Stone People waiting for you?
The latest Animal Totem Pendulums have arrived: Awareness in Growth Bear, Great Star Nation, Solar Horse, Clear Sweet Song Wolf (pictured), and more!
The Animal Totem Pendulums are the result of a unique collaboration between shamanic practitioner Rose De Dan, stone medicine practitioner Suzanne Powell, and the spirits of the Stone …Continue reading
Who’s Your Stone Buddy?
Getting to Know Your Pendulum Telecall
In shamanism there are three major realms of allies, the Stone People, Plant People, and Animal People. The oldest teachers are the Stone People, most closely connected to Pachamama (Mother Earth).
Many pendulums are created from beautiful stones, but do you know why yours chose you? Why has it …Continue reading