Posts by skelleyh

Wordless Wednesday

Posted by on 16 Apr 2014 in Wordless Wednesday | 0 comments

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Weekly Rune – Ingwaz Merskstave

Posted by on 14 Apr 2014 in The Weekly Rune | 0 comments

Ingwaz (or Inguz) - People of Ing - How often do we hear, “Forget the journey, focus on the destination?” Pretty much never? Well, Ingwaz merkstave is screaming it, now. This stave calls to mind the adage, “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” While it portends the end of a cycle, it also brings a sense of survival and sacrifice to get there. Connected to Tyr/Tuisto (Tiwaz), this Rune reminds us of Plan Bs and last-ditch efforts, both of which can only occur when initial plans have failed. By ‘initial plans’ I mean our heart’s dream, our deepest desire, perhaps even life purpose, has been given the quietus. Most...

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Celebrate the Small Things – Gratitude

Posted by on 11 Apr 2014 in Blog Hop | 0 comments

 My weekly gratitude post, in the Celebrate the Small Things [ongoing] Blog Hop. I’m thankful for steady healing, progressive flexibility. I’m grateful for acupuncture. I’m happy to have new tree spirits in the yard. I’m grateful to myself for allowing my process. What are you grateful for this week? How will you show thanks? This post is part of VikLit‘s blog hop, Celebrate the Small Things. Participate by following the link and adding your name to the Linky list, then post your gratitude every Friday.  Easiest blog hop ever! Click here to hop on… the hop, and thanks for coming with me on this journey of...

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Thursday Betwixt – Body as Intuition

Posted by on 10 Apr 2014 in Intentional Insights, Thursday Betwixt | 6 comments

Throughout the Betwixt series, I’ve talked about the significance of creating community along a shamanic path. I delved briefly into viewing ourselves as a valuable, informed member of our own spiritual council, encouraged readers to shapeshift into themselves to better step into their power. Taking that further, I’d like to talk about the many blessings and challenges of realizing  the body’s inherent spirituality. Most modern shamanic circles focus on all things soul. They touch on amorphous internal cosmologies supporting the whole, though the experience of the form remains demoted in that hierarchy. I connect this oversight to a tendency for modern...

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Wordless Wednesday

Posted by on 9 Apr 2014 in Wordless Wednesday | 0 comments

Photo by jeff medaugh

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