Build dwellings made to gather, not to isolate

Build dwellings made to gather, not to isolate

Steve stepped outside during his morning meditation and started feeling his attention being directed in a certain way. He realized that it was the spirit of my old friend Kate Mortimer (who died in 1997) who was encouraging him to keep looking at Nature. He came in to...
A call to healing (poem)

A call to healing (poem)

I just found this poem on my late sister Pamela’s computer. She wrote it in 2009. The child looked in his mother’s eyesTears streaming down his faceWould that your tears could heal the worldAnd leave joy in their place. Another child, his eyes he hidesBehind a...
Guided Imagery and Music (GIM)

Guided Imagery and Music (GIM)

My sister, Pamela Holm, who died in 2019, was a music therapist, songwriter, vocalist, and worked with energy sound in healing. We were close in age and shared many interests and experiences throughout our adult lives. In her last few years, she was studying a...
What Near Death Experiences Can Teach Us

What Near Death Experiences Can Teach Us

When I was about 7, I wrote in pencil on the title page of my Bible story quiz book: “I know there is a God, because if there was no God, there would not be me.” My father was a United Church minister and God was top of mind, especially on Sundays. By the...
Shamanic Journeying Compared with QHHT/BQH

Shamanic Journeying Compared with QHHT/BQH

Have you ever done a shamanic journey? To the steady beat of a drum or other instrument, you close your eyes and imagine yourself going through some passage into the ground down toward the Lower World, or perhaps upwards into a more ethereal landscape, and let your...
The Dance of the Light

The Dance of the Light

The stone steps led down into the earth. We entered silently, senses wide open. Eyes adjusting to the dark cavern, ears perceiving the hushed echo of a large hollow space, spidey senses tingling as the cenote revealed itself gradually. Several stories below was the...