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Mariah Moyle

  • white sage

    Salute the Sun: Practices for the Spring Equinox

    Equinox comes from the Latin words aequi, which means “equal,” and nox, which means “night.” Twice per year the daylight and the nighttime hours are the same. At the September equinox, the sun transitions over the celestial equator to…

    March 17, 2020
  • What is Shamanism? Demystifying an Ancient Tradition

    SO FIRSTLY, WHAT IS SHAMANISM? THE ABRIDGED DEFINITION Shamans are mapmakers working at the energetic level, closest to source (or whatever you want to call it – the universe, God, spirit, etc) to help…

    February 2, 2020
  • The Shamanic Practice of Keeping a Secret

    “Keeping a Secret” is one of the teachings of the North Direction, or the mythical realm of Hummingbird, in the Q’ero Incan tradition of the high Andes. For a while I was confused as…

    February 2, 2020
  • healing with essential oils

    The Healing Benefits of Essential Oils

    I sit here typing at my computer, silently smirking to myself that for the first time ever, my face herpes retreated into the realms in which they belong, that is, dormant underneath the skin.…

    December 12, 2019
  • Conscious Dreaming

    CONSCIOUS DREAMING

    I’m floundering in a mucky stream, grasping to move upwards on the slippery, wet slope. There are others around me doing the same. We are looking up at a modest peasant-style wooden house on…

    November 7, 2019
  • full moon ceremony

    Honoring The Full Moon With Ceremony

    Honoring the Full Moon with Ceremony I slip my flip flops off, discarding them at the concrete pad at the edge of the beach and then step into the cool evening sand. The waves…

    October 11, 2019
  • Sacred Scents

    Behind the Scenes of Sacred Scents

    Throughout history and within various cultures of the world, scents have played an important role in ceremony, sacred ritual and prayer. In their various forms and modalities, sacred scents are generally used to raise…

    October 1, 2019