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Gabrielle

  • nutrition plants

    A Chicken in Every Backyard

    To incorporate more mindfulness in my life, I began applying this awareness practice to eating food.  Those times when I was actually sitting at table and focusing on my meal, which I must confess…

    October 17, 2017
  • culture healing shamanism

    The Power of Despacho Ceremonies

    The Q’ero, a Quechua-speaking indigenous people of south central Peru, believe that everything in nature is animate and in the concept of ayni, or reciprocity.  Andeans practice this principle within their communities, as well…

    September 20, 2017
  • culture shamanism

    In Perfect Balance

    Those of us who have been walking our spiritual paths for many moons understand the significance of the equinox as a cosmic-spiritual event, the equal duration of day and night, as a time for…

    September 20, 2017
  • plants shamanism

    The Shamanic Gardener

    Summertime and the living’ is easy, or at least, spent in the garden.  In my corner of the world my lot is wooded and a creek runs through it. I see my share of…

    July 18, 2017
  • culture news

    The Promise of the Amazon

    It wasn’t the kind of a job path advancement one might expect.  She had a dream:  to work as a wildlife rehabilitator.  She had three choices:  Mexico, Africa or Peru. She chose Peru. This…

    January 24, 2017