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-A Solstice Meditation

The word solstice roughly translates as “when the sun stands still,” from the Latin sol, and sistere. On December 21st, the sun reaches its southernmost position in the sky – Tropic of Capricorn – stands still, and then reverses its direction...

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-Mastering Time

In the West, we’ve been taught that time flows in one direction only; that the future is always ahead of us and the past is always behind us. This is monochronic time, which flows linearly. But time doesn’t just fly like an arrow, it also turns...

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-Toxins and the Gut-Brain

Research increasingly shows that most of the diseases of modern living begin in the gut and are related to our diet. The gut-brain is a superhighway with many lanes where information is continuously flowing between the brain in the head and the...

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-Building an Ancestral Altar

In an earlier blog, I discussed how to turn your wounds into sources of power by shedding the stories of your past. We can also dump our historical baggage, the narrative we inherited over the course of thousands of years and many lifetimes – the...

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-Four Kinds of Courage

As a species, we humans are very intrepid. Ever since we first arrived on this planet, we’ve found the courage to survive the elements, overcome the challenges of nature that threatened our survival, and explore our world in order to make our lives...

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-Homo Luminous: The New Human

Many prophesies in the indigenous world speak of this time in human history as a period of great transformation. In the medicine tradition of the Inca, legend tells of a great angel who looked into the future and saw that humanity would face an...

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-The Shaman as a Luminous Warrior

To be a luminous warrior is to discover the power of fearlessness. Luminous warriors recognize that our job is to use love to vanquish its opposite – and its opposite is not hate, but fear. In the same way that darkness is the absence of light,...

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