In an infinite universe that has existed for eons, we may feel small and insignificant. But when we view life as an eternal and timeless spirit with unconstrained access to the cosmic mysteries, our potential for creativity and influence has no limits.
Patricia writes: Here is my most benevolent prayer story. My daughter's friend lost her lead sled dog. Two dogs got out of the kennel; one came back all wet. The owner feared the other had drowned in an inaccessible, wet area on the property.
Journeying is the altered, trance-like state of consciousness that a shaman enters when seeking assistance from the spirits. Cross-culturally, a shaman journeys to three worlds — the upper, lower, and middle.
There is a freedom that comes from being fully expressed. It makes us appreciate and anticipate whether our bodies are communicating that they want to hide and roll into a ball or leap into action to make great strides.
This is my first column for the Sedona Journal, and I want to hit the ground running. My focus will be on the Billy Meier UFO contacts, still ongoing for over seventy-two years in Switzerland, and their unique authenticity.
It has long been known that shamans work with spiritual allies. The belief is that these allies are what give the shaman his or her power for healing and miraculous results in moving energy. The allies are intimate companions of the shaman.
We are the story we tell ourselves. Sometimes the story is of our greatness and what we have accomplished. We may have sold the screenplay or painting, we may have received the coveted promotion, or we may have graduated with an important degree.