Turning the Tide, Planting Seeds – 8 Ways To Manifest a Better World at Imbolc

Brigid's Well | SpiritMAMA

The world is going crazy south of us here in Canada and no-one knows how it will all pan out for all of us. Everything feels suddenly hyperreal, as is common when faced with a threat – reality solidifies around survival instincts so we can have this pin-point of focus on the enemy.
There is really SO MUCH wrong in the world it can be overwhelming. My reaction thus far has been to try to keep my eye on all of it, as if in some way this will make it all safer. But this is impossible. It spreads my energies thin and accomplishes very little, other than creating a state of fear and worry. So this year, at Imbolc, I am doing something different.

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My Dear Guide – Shamanism and Grave’s Part Two

Woman With Clouds by Christian-Schloe | SpiritMAMA Blog

My road to recovery from illness has had many facets. Like peeling an onion only to get to the next layer, tears and all. There’s been the physical symptoms to address, but I knew from the beginning that this illness was more complex. In 2012 my baby son was 3 years old. I started working out […]

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After I got Graves Disease – Part One

The Heartache by Christain Schloe | SpiritMAMA Blog

Everything fell apart. But, it really had to. They say disease, sickness, injury come to show us what we are ignoring. Or at least show us where we are in disharmony. For me, Graves made me sit down. Literally. I sat on my couch for months because even the slightest of strain or excitement made my heart […]

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The Greening of the Self: The Most Important Development of Modern Times

Green Woman | SpiritMAMA Blog

This article speaks for me. I have for a while now, thought that much of what we can do within this enormous ecological crisis we are in, within the powerlessness that we feel as individuals to stop it, is to hold space for Mama Earth and the animals. Not to shy away from our sorrow and […]

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A Balanced Approach to Living With Graves – Part Three

Christian Schloe | SpiritMAMA Blog

My journey with Graves disease continues. They say that it comes in waves or fluctuates – this is my experience now. My symptoms have come back. Not as bad as they once were, but enough to stop me from doing things I like to do – mainly yoga, running, physical exercise. For me Graves manifests […]

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Let Me Tell You About the Sacred Earth

We Miss You Film Police with Deer | SpiritMAMA Blog

Mama-earth is sacred. She is alive, a non-human person. Everything on the earth is alive. From rocks to trees to rivers and mountains. This is the animistic world-view. In one way she is our mother. She feeds us and nurtures us, As my teacher says, ‘may her back always rise up to meet our footsteps’. In […]

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