Thanks Living

Excerpted from “We Never Left the Garden” by Pamela Galadrial The theme of “Thanksliving” was suggested many years ago while I did inner listening. I was told “Give thanks for all things.” I asked, “All things?” I was told...

Giving Thanks is a Gift to Ourselves

In this society, giving thanks has come to mean something different than it originally did in tribal cultures. Today, when we thank people it’s either a perfunctory gesture of politeness, or it implies some sort of obligation. In the first case, saying “thank you” is...

Desire and Appreciation: Two Great Magickal Tools

Desire and appreciation are two of the least understood and most powerful tools in magickal and shamanic practice. When it comes to magick and shamanism, we often get so caught up in measuring our abilities to “do” certain procedures and techniques that we forget to...

Peaceful Contributions for the Soul

by Kathy Gates The time of winter is a time for resting. During the winter everything appears to slow down and appears to be sleeping. Yet within this apparent dormancy some of the deepest growth is occurring. In the winter when seeds lie frozen within the earth they...