THE ECOLOGY OF GIVING AND RECEIVING
The world around us is alive not only in a physical sense
but also energetically and spiritually. The shaman sees the soul in
everything, and learns how to communicate with this hidden side of
life. From ancient times shamans have worked together with the Spirits
of Nature for healing, power, knowledge and wisdom. In gratitude for
all the help, the shaman also asks what to give back, and knows the
value of interdependent relationships.
than ever, we need to remember this way of being. Seen from the shamans
perspective, current environmental difficulties are related to being
out of balance, both with the world and within our selves. When we
focus mainly on what we can take, we forget what to offer in return.
What can we do, in our everyday lives, to change this?
simple and powerful ways to give back to Nature and re-learn how to
nourish not only the body but also the soul of the world we live in.
By reawakening a feeling of connection, giving no longer seems like
a sacrifice but becomes an act of joy and mutual benefit. In this
way, the cycle of giving and receiving helps to heal not only the
Earth but also ourselves.
LIVING THE TREE OF LIFE
The world is alive and so are we. In this workshop you
will be introduced to the shamans way of experiencing life,
of seeing the soul in everything, and opening up to both the physical
and spiritual sides of nature.
learn a simple and natural way to shift your consciousness so you
can begin to listen and talk to Trees and find out what they want
to teach us about living here together. The Tree of Life has been
a strong presence in myth and tradition for centuries. It teaches
about deep roots, a steady trunk, and a fruitful crown, and how these
three work in harmony. The Tree of Life can show us how to bring its
power into our everyday lives and help us feel connected, present