Hello Darkness My Old Friend

It’s amazing how much you can learn from simply listening. For example, I learned through listening to people talk on the internet and various conversations that there are quite a few people who believe that walking the path means striving for love and light in all things, lifting everyone up, … Continue reading

Will the Real Shaman Please Stand Up?

According to the Oxford’s Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, the word “shaman” is defined as such: Shaman (noun) A person regarded as having access to, and influence in the world of good and evil spirits, especially among some peoples of northern Asia and North America. Typically such people enter a trance state … Continue reading

Auntie M! Auntie M! It’s an Omen! Conversations with the Spirits

(previously published on Medium.com  January 2016) In the last blog post, I discussed the basic properties of what most people would call an omen. As a refresher, I argued that if you strip away the cultural and personal significance, most if not all instances of omens have a set of … Continue reading

Auntie M! It’s an Omen! It’s an Omen!

(previously published on Medium.com December 2015) One of the most powerful forms of communication that are associated with the spiritual aspect of reality is the idea of an omen, sign or portent. An omen, for the most part, can be defined as a prediction of potential future events. That’s it. … Continue reading