The Practice of Fearlessness is the first of four practices in The Way of the Luminous Warrior. To live fearlessly is to actively practice peace and non-violence, even when it seems like we’re being threatened. This doesn’t mean that we don’t protect ourselves and our loved...

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2018 Apr 24 — To Kiss A Glacier

When I met Don Manuel Quispe—an elder Q’ero medicine man—he had already lost most of his front teeth. He was 60 years old, to the best of his recollection. Shortly after we met, I offered to buy him a set of dentures. He was furious...

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2018 Apr 10 – How to Become a Shaman

As I speak at live events or teach workshops and seminars for the Four Winds Society, the first question I am often asked is: “What is a shaman?” The next question is, predictably, “How do I become a shaman?” The first step toward joining this ancient...

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2018 Apr 03 — The Practice of Beauty

The practice of beauty is the fourth and final practice in The Way of the Hero, the first of four insights that were carefully guarded by the ancient medicine men and women of the Americas. In the Way of the Hero, we learn how to...

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