Spirit Houses

Spirit Houses Many cultures, across the globe traditionally have special homes or places for their helpful spirits, allies, or even souls that have passed to reside.  These souls or spirits are highly revered, often fed, sometimes daily, as they watch over the family or the shaman.  If they do not perform their duties, they are … More Spirit Houses

Plant Spirits

Spiritual Plants   There is little evidence showing herbal practices of medicine before Babylonia and Egyptian herbalist.  The details of the anatomy, diagnosis, treatments, herbs, and salves became treatments for ailments, parchment records are the oldest surviving evidence.  The midwife, shaman, or healers (mostly women) passed their skills to apprentices mostly in words.   The … More Plant Spirits

Miriam the Prophetess as Guardian and Healer by Jill Hammer

The biblical traditions of Miriam the prophetess have captured the imaginations of Bible-readers throughout the ages.  Miriam, Moses’ sister, watches over Moses in his cradle (Exodus 2), and leads the Hebrew women in dance at the shore of the Sea of Reeds to celebrate redemption  (Exodus 15).  Rabbinic lore identifies Miriam with Puah, the midwife…

Fear

The Urban Dictionary: defines clean slate as “Starting anew, with a fresh approach.  A clean slate begins with the action of ‘wiping the slate clean’. After spending many months dawdling…or procrastinating as many would say.  It is time to get resolute, creating content that sparks curiosity to have you read the contents of Shamanic Wise … More Fear