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”
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!”
This topic is often discussed in paganism and shamanism, and I gave a one-hour lecture on my viewpoints this week. Enjoy!
(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”
(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”
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”
Happy Midsummer blessings to you all this week! For those that could make it, we met in community on Sunday evening to celebrate the summer solstice, the safety of hidden darkness, and the symbolism of the Cicada spirit. This ceremony is free to any viewer, and I’ve set up the calling of the spirits soContinue reading “Midsummer healing ceremony with Cicada Spirit!”
On April 30, 2021, I celebrated 11 years working as a Druid shaman for the public community! My life changed drastically during the past decade, and I offer insights into my personal healing philosophy, the complicated and ever-changing definition of the Tungus word “shaman”, upcoming projects (i.e., Rites of Passage working group, new healing school),Continue reading “Happy Shamanniversary!”