Yuletide blessings & shame-eating

On 20th December, 2021, at 7pm EST, the Community and I gathered together in sacred space to fight against our inner darkness, shame, and trauma, and relight our flames of Hope! Not many know of the Celtic ritual of “sin eating:” a practice that saved the lives and souls of our Ancestors during the cold,Continue reading “Yuletide blessings & shame-eating”

Upcoming winter solstice healing ritual

Join Rev. Monika Kojote in a quiet contemplation of Winter Solstice, the Long Dark Night of the northern hemisphere. A short history regarding the significance of the “Sin Eater” will be given before going into the online Druid Healing Ceremony itself. We will commune with the Shining Ones, give offerings to our Ancestors, discuss howContinue reading “Upcoming winter solstice healing ritual”

Samhain season arrives with defiance!

Hello lovely readers, and welcome to the Celtic New Year celebrations! This Samhain season, from 31st October to 5th November, was filled with deep loss, grief, trauma, and a great desire for healing for the North American public. The ceremony below was held for the pagan community on Monday 1st November, and can be watchedContinue reading “Samhain season arrives with defiance!”

Upcoming Samhain healing ritual

Join Rev. Monika Kojote in a celebration of the Celtic New Year, known as Samhain (sow-wen), at 7pm EST on 1 November, this coming Monday. A short history regarding the significance of this holiday will be given before going into the online Druid Healing Ceremony itself. We will commune with the Shining Ones, give finalContinue reading “Upcoming Samhain healing ritual”

Inaugural Rites of Passage workgroup

On Sunday, 10th October, from 1pm EST to 5pm EST, Rev. Monika Kojote will facilitate a self-healing group that digs into the difficulties of progressing through adulthood in the 21st century. A re-classification of the “rites of passage” through human life will be created, and members will honor each other with support during significant periodsContinue reading “Inaugural Rites of Passage workgroup”

Happy Autumnal Equinox!

Harvest blessings to you all, and I hope that today brings balance and grace. The month of September has been filled with grief of loved ones who’ve passed, but our community still gathered together to share in the wonder of the season. For those who missed the live broadcast, here’s the video on my YouTubeContinue reading “Happy Autumnal Equinox!”

Death, grief, & psychopomp work

(originally posted from my previous blog on 30 January 2014) This is the hardest blog article I’ve ever had to write. My psychiatric client died. In fact, she died on Yule, around 3am (December 20, 2013). She struggled with schizophrenia her whole life, which affected her ability to cope with the ravages of her pancreaticContinue reading “Death, grief, & psychopomp work”

Evaluating healers: ethics, authenticity, & skill level

(originally posted on 12 October 2018, from my previous blog) At least 3 or 4 times a month, I’m asked to evaluate the skill level and effectiveness of other healers, shamans, and alternative practitioners. As our nation begins to accept more magical & spiritual forms of healing, the general public needs a way to evaluate theContinue reading “Evaluating healers: ethics, authenticity, & skill level”

FREE info: Rites of Passage group

Many of us here in the U.S. struggle with the process of becoming a fully realized, healthy, integrated adult. Within spiritual and shamanic cultures, both community celebration & ritual are used to energetically honor the movement of time. Adulthood, creation of a family, adoption of a pet, marriage, divorce, midlife challenges, physical body changes, mentalContinue reading “FREE info: Rites of Passage group”