Beings of the Middle World

I have studied the core shamanism of Harner for over a decade now, and it is easily one of the most spiritually fulfilling “pagan” practices I’ve tried to date. Over the past couple of years, however, I’ve come to find out that a lot of the standard practices are lacking in a direct perspective sometimes.¬†You…

The Making of Peace

This is the second myth of Florida I wrote, very much in answer to the first one I’ve already shared. It didn’t sit well that there was no real resolution to where things had ended before. There had to be peace, but also struggle and sacrifice. As I wrote it, I was surprised to see…

The Lady and the Moon

Here we go! This is the first real myth of Florida I wrote, and one I’ve long promised by now. I wrote it by “listening” to the Land and Spirit, but also by translating factual information to ground the myth in reality. Not all myths take this approach, but I have decided that this cycle…

Texts of a Workshop

Previously, I mentioned the workshop series I took “on the road” during the second half of 2016. This post will provide the “raw text” used in that workshop. While I would like to retain ownership of whatever poetry emerged with it, I freely authorize anyone who wishes to to take it and replicate the workshop…

The Body of a God/dess

As it was previously posted, the Spirit of the Land in Florida can best be physically identified as the Land of Florida. This might appear to conveniently align with the political reality of state lines, at first, but the truth behind it is broader and deeper: (Click on the picture above for a detailed and…