Our first relationship is usually with our mother. We love her. We adore her. We don’t like her. We fear her. We feel judged by her. We do things to spite her. We make decisions despite her advice. She is that voice in our minds — good and not so good. If not for her, we wouldn’t be here.
Courage isn't about not having fear. Courage is when we have fear and face what we are afraid of. We may be shaking in our boots and want to run and hide; however, we rally a force and a truth from deep within ourselves to face our challenges.
Muushu is a male Coton de Tuléar who was unusually high-strung and agitated. His owner called me to see whether I could help calm him down. When I first met Muushu at the door, he barked uncontrollably and ran around as if he were insane. It seemed as if he didn't want me to come inside.
The shamanic journey is one of the oldest known methods for connecting to the invisible realms. The rituals of shamanism differ in method, style, and beliefs from one culture to another, but they have deep roots in ancient societies throughout the world.
I am deaf in this lifetime, and in working with Sparkie [my cat], I sense her vocal sounds through my mind ("maaaaah" is the sound vibration I sometimes "hear"). It's as if I pick up her thought energy even though I can't hear her.
I know the people who write you (or read this magazine) are spiritually minded people. I'm not. I don't really like my life. When I look back on my life, it's been pretty rotten. What am I supposed to be doing that I'm not doing? I'm in emotional pain from a devastating breakup.
I was diagnosed with femoral osteoarthritis and bursitis in both knees and femoral tracking disorder and patellar tracking disorder in my left knee. I have a squishy, unsteady walk and lots of pain. I am very gluten intolerant and have had trouble sleeping for decades.