The sacred healing powers of salt

(updated from an article on my previous blog) The holiday season has begun here in the States, and instead of gently retreating into Inner Sanctum time, Hermit time, and recuperation time, most of us actually “speed up” and try to add even more tasks, social visits, and travels to our packed schedules. The month ofContinue reading “The sacred healing powers of salt”

Samhain Ancestors Ceremony

Join Rev. Monika Kojote in a celebration of the Celtic New Year, known as Samhain (sow-wen) the evening of Monday, 31st October, at 7pm EST (on Facebook LIVE). A short history regarding the significance of this holiday will be given before going into the online Ancestors Ceremony itself.  We will commune with our own familialContinue reading “Samhain Ancestors Ceremony”

Upcoming workshop: Druid plant walk THIS SUNDAY!

Join Rev. Monika Kojote on a stroll along the C&O Canal Towpath on Sunday, 23rd October, between 11am and 2pm, and discover the healing plants that arrive in Autumn! The cost of this ~3 hour experiential workshop is $30, payable via cash, Venmo (@MonikaCoyote) or PayPal. We will meet at the large Parking Lot forContinue reading “Upcoming workshop: Druid plant walk THIS SUNDAY!”

Equinox blessings to you all!

Greetings from the Mountain Farm! The trees are just starting to show gold underneath their summer green, the new piglets are getting stronger, and the past month has brought a slooooooooow down (in preparation for Druid Sabbatical). On August 1st, I celebrated 8 years as a full-time shaman, which is a major milestone for meContinue reading “Equinox blessings to you all!”

Shamanic self-healing for Anxious Minds & Bodies

Zoom Workshop from 11am EST to 1:30pm EST on Sunday, 28 August 2022! The frantic, frenetic, and frustrating energies of Summer are slowly winding down, but many of us are discovering that it is impossible to do the same. The start of a new school year, a new job, a new hobby, or a newContinue reading “Shamanic self-healing for Anxious Minds & Bodies”

Greetings from the mountainside farm!

Hello wonderful readers, and welcome to my first newsletter from the mountainside at Kõrgemäe Farm. I’ve fully unpacked, my Temple is set up, and I am adapting to rural farm living. Each day brings something new to the Farm; Kune Kune pigs, Scottish Highland “Coos“, barn cats, groundhogs, wild turkeys, and a few nights ago, the local coyote pack howledContinue reading “Greetings from the mountainside farm!”

Working shamanically with Plants

On Sunday, July 17th, starting at 3pm EST, Rev. Monika Kojote will be teaching an online workshop on working shamanically with plants (lecture given over Zoom). We are fully within the season of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and gardens, parks, and community farms are full of healing plants! Many of us started to grow our own food & herbs during Shelter-In-Place 2020. AreContinue reading “Working shamanically with Plants”

Honoring the Truth-Tellers during Independence Day

Recently, the local historians & politicians of Washington County honored Freedom of the Press Day here in Maryland. Friends of mine invited me to join them at the only National War Correspondents Memorial within the United States. During the memorial service that focused on honoring the five journalists who were killed in Annapolis last year,Continue reading “Honoring the Truth-Tellers during Independence Day”

Land healing & protection workshop

As we approach the Summer Solstice here in the northern hemisphere, the strength of the Land is ready to be honored through blessings, warding & protecting, and healing of the wounds of Winter. Please join Rev. Monika Kojote in a 2-hour workshop on land-healing practices for personal spirituality, this coming Sunday June 19th, from 3pmContinue reading “Land healing & protection workshop”

12 year Shamanniversary!

Today marks my anniversary of becoming a shaman for the MidAtlantic, East Coast, and international online community! Aaaaooo! Twelve years ago, I was preparing for my first public healing ceremony, as part of my on-the-job training studies with my former shamanism school (now permanently closed). That day was initiatory in so many different ways, andContinue reading “12 year Shamanniversary!”