My Response to DIY Shamanism

My Response to DIY Shamanism

A dynamic I see often brought up in shamanism forums is the projection that shamanism is and should be DIY, or it’s not authentic. (Ranting ahead.) Somewhere along the way modern shamanism internalized the idea that the shamanic path is done alone. Whether...
Life Betwixt – Go Deep, or Lie

Life Betwixt – Go Deep, or Lie

For the last year I’ve been in deep catharsis about what I’m doing on my path, what I want to do in my time on this planet. I’ve discussed it some in the Betwixt series, though it’s largely remained a personal exploration. Part of that...

Thursday Betwixt – The Sacred I Don’t Know

In keeping with the examination I’ve done on how we derive higher guidance, regarding reciprocity with guides, taking the next step in our guidance, today I’m reflecting on a more intangible source of guidance: Everything. You would think that one would be...

Thursday Betwixt – The Guidance Within

In discussing the challenges sustaining relationships with guides can pose, I bring up a topic often overlooked in many esoteric arts circles, not just in modern shamanism: personal truth, or as it is more commonly called Unverified Personal Gnosis (UPG). Most of us...