Really? Oikeasti?

Shaman ilmiöt. Armoa armoa! Ei kaikki on shamaanit-tietäjät- ei kaikki on parantaja. Voisimmeko Pitää semmoiset sanat/titteli/nimike heille mikä oikeasti tee semmoisen työtä? Sama kuin shamanistinen harjoittelija, tai noita. Tai vólv. Ei ole usein että he valitse semmoisen elämä. Ei kaikki hallitse sama taidot… 

Who will sing me across the river?

Who will sing me across the river? Who will sing me from my home? Who will sing my rememberings? Who will sing me from my home? Who will sing me across the river? Who will sing me skyward bound? Where the stars beyond the crown Show a wrinkle in the wind. Mother spun the cradleContinue reading “Who will sing me across the river?”

How to make a Staff

That is a long question. There are many responses, many experiences. Gleaning, I find a few.

First, I ask from Spirit(s) – my helping ones – I ask from the Land. Very simply, to the point, for a staff.

The Thing with Ceremony

The Thing with Ceremony Why am I special? I am not. What is real ceremony? You are in the center You are the one giving A place of honour A place of sacrifice You always have a payment There is a cost for being In the centre of ceremony To being the main dancer ToContinue reading “The Thing with Ceremony”

Raven Song I

Sometimes the Ravens come out of my drum Talking and squawking and chirping and telling me things. Making fun of my serious life, showing me that I am still here and they too. Sometimes they fly out of my drum in a small group of one after the other just pop out of my drum.Continue reading “Raven Song I”

Tanssi

Hiki. Hiki. Hiki. Valuu Märkää hiukset Vesi valuu otsalta Sydämestä Napasta J o k a  i k i s e s t ä solusta Nyt heti  Ei huomenna ja ei eiliseltä Lantio, kädet, pää, sormet, reidät, jalat, selkä, takkumik, olkapäät, niska, huulet,  Ilot, surut, ekstaasi, rakkaus, yhteisö, yksin ja yhdessä, lämmin, kuuma, täydellinen, ydin SydänContinue reading “Tanssi”

A Questionnaire of Sacred Places

Wanderings, wonderings and ponderings on questionnaires, the land, gifting, purpose and power of stories of sacred places.

Healing Song: Mother

Visceral, multi-sensorial overwhelming on the everylittletinymolecularcelllevel I feel this weight. This strength. I am one with this tower of mothers.

Indigenous

How are we to know what is best for a place except by listening to those who live alongside and with the land? Biodiversity and the well-being of ALL KIN in that area needs to be considered.

There is really nothing in the Finnish forest or waters that is dangerous. We bring that with us

Yesterday a walk through forest to river. This forest lies between our place and the river.  I was looking for a remoter place by the water for ceremony work. I know Ahlström Family/Ltd had been around in the area thinning, yet, well, how do four-leggeds get through this?  If we have ”every ones rights” toContinue reading “There is really nothing in the Finnish forest or waters that is dangerous. We bring that with us”