"I thought the abstract of this article was interesting and I was keen to read more. When however I accessed the article via the link, it seemed to me an excessive payment was being asked for the article
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"I think this is a really good article, very succinct and very profound. Unless I missed it, I did not see who wrote it.
One thing I'm still struggling with is how to use James Hillman's important distinction between spirit and soul, which…"
"Yes! Definitely worth reading. I liked this part the best:
While I was mulling over these ideas, a Navaho friend of mine, a young medicine man, called. I asked him, “What is power?” This was not an idle question, because his eldest son…"
I had just replied to your comment and was making a point about soul loss when I hit the wrong key and lost the message. So apologies it it reappears and I'm duplicating it.
I like your point about the popularity of Jung's Red…"
"I read your article this morning on the coach from Mexico City to Cuernavaca. I thought it was excellent. Very clear and a good summary. I'll be sending it to some friends if that is OK
A couple of points. I think you could make a bit…"
"Bonnie. Thanks for your comment. Very interesting, and I enjoyed your article on Twitter
I have had powerful experiences involving birds in my own shamanic experiences with ayahuasca. In one, on my way back to my tambo in the jungle after a…"
"Excellent commentary. Brought back the film for me and added a new dimension.
You wrote that: "In alchemy, birds represent the ability to mediate between heaven and earth. They are the dynamic capacity of the soul that undergoes transformation,…"
"Hi Paul. I'd like to add my welcome to Ed and Mary's. The study of shamanism is one of my personal passions. I'm so glad you've found us and hope you'll jump in right away by sharing a link or article that has meaning…"
"I am personally interested in any hands-on opportunities that this project might offer.
I also have two friends who are members of the Alliance who have traveled to Peru to meet with local shamans.
If its okay with you, I'll point them in your…"
Wonderful website and organization. I see you have already joined the Shamanism group and encourage you to add your experiences and insights. There are many ways to add to the ongoing dialogue about the world soul and you might want to…"
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Hi Paul. I'd like to add my welcome to Ed and Mary's. The study of shamanism is one of my personal passions. I'm so glad you've found us and hope you'll jump in right away by sharing a link or article that has meaning for you, commenting on others' posts--or--especially as you said, to contribute your own ideas and experiences around Shamanism.
I've just returned from a few days with Malidoma Some in the African Dagara tradition myself but have a strong interest in ritual medicine from all cultures.
I'll send you some tips on navigating the site in a separate email--though I see you've already managed to change your profile photo--a good start. Enjoy the site!~ Bonnie Bright, Founder
Wonderful website and organization. I see you have already joined the Shamanism group and encourage you to add your experiences and insights. There are many ways to add to the ongoing dialogue about the world soul and you might want to check out the ecopsychology group as well. I look forward to your posts.