Alison Skelton discusses the practice of shamanic extractions of the intrusions that can become lodged within our bodies via conscious or unconscious thought projections. Like “curses” or psychic attacks they can have a strong negative effect on the spiritual body, but they can just as easily be self-created thought forms that have become toxic over years of negative self talk and poor self image, or from living in a spiritually toxic environment.
Soul Loss can occur during emotional or physical trauma, such as an accident, abusive situation, sudden shock to the system, surgery, disaster, divorce, psychic attack, or death of a loved one. Alison Skelton explores the Shamanic approach to soul retrieval and the journey to wholeness.
Summer Solstice, also known as Litha, occurs as the sun moves out of the sign of Gemini into the Sign of Cancer around June 21st. This is the longest day and shortest night of the solar year…a time to celebrate our sovereignty and our personal power, vitality, and growth.
Yes, I am a grown woman, and yes, I believe there are fairies in my garden. I wasn’t particularly “into” fairies even as a child, and as an adult I remained a bit skeptical, while trying to be open minded. Over the years, however, I have had so many encounters with the wee folk in my garden and through shamanic journeys and visions that I have become a true believer.
Nature is imbued with healing spirit: every plant and stone and creature has a specific spiritual presence, and anything derived from nature embodies an aspect of that spirit. In the Shamanic view, which includes Wicca, we consider all things to have spiritual energy, vibration and even personality.
Springtime contains divine energy associated with new beginnings, dawning realities, rebirth and resurgent life. This is an opportunity to embrace our fertility magic, and the development of new concepts and plans that will reshape our future.
The impulse to create is so strong within all life that it must find expression, and as humans we have the choice to create intentionally or to create passively. Wild Will is choice in action.