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Twelve Ways to Raise Your Vibration

Everything vibrates at a different frequency. Everything has its own healthy frequency. When your body’s frequency is lower than optimal, you can feel dark, moody, stuck, irritable, and unproductive. This shows up in your outer world as sadness, lack of aliveness, love, and opportunity. It can bring a feeling of not being your true self. […]

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Is It Bullying or “Kids Will Be Kids”?

If we want to tackle the issue of bullying, asking “Is it bullying or ‘kids will be kids’?” is a good place to start. In animism we always look to Nature and/or the wheel of life for answers. So what does Nature have to say? I live on a farm. Chickens, goats, and dogs (and […]

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How To Draw Down the Moon

With the full moon lunar eclipse happening, you may be interested in learning how to draw down the moon. This is a full moon ritual that can be performed when you want to soak up the energy of the moon, send her gratitude, ask for her favor, or hear her wisdom. Since you are invoking […]

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Pan Society Mythology Explained

Although the title of this post is “Pan Society Mythology Explained,” that’s rather a grand ambition. What I hope this article does is give a broad overview of the Pan Society world. Those who are new to animism may be confused by the lack of stories. Hopefully this makes it easier to understand. Keep in […]

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You Take You With You

Have you ever been somewhere that people think of as paradise? They went there to escape wherever they were, and then they set out making the new place exactly like where they just left? That was my experience this weekend. I went somewhere I had heard many great things about. I couldn’t wait to see […]

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Independence is Spiritual! How Are You Celebrating Your Independence?

Independence is spiritual? What? How? What does independence have to do with spirituality? If those are your thoughts, read on! Modern animism is a holistic spiritual path. It puts sovereignty, or independence, at the bottom of the pyramid. I know lots of faith focus on community, or togetherness. We do too, but in order to […]

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What Are Good Are Mosquitoes?

Children are so perceptive! They say the smartest things. I was telling some children about how everything is sacred and needs to be respected. One of them raised his eyebrows and said, “What good are mosquitoes?” Awesome question! I can see why people might not like them. They were attacking me just this morning on […]

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What the Heck is Going On With this Crazy Energy?

Have you ever had one of those days or string of days when you are wondering what the heck is going on?  It’s like there is crazy energy all around you. Maybe your day just seems wonky and nothing is going right. Or other people around you seem to be in a daze. If this […]

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When Do We Observe the Holy Days?

We received a question about when do we observe the holy days. There is a list on our website here, but as you can see, there are a range of dates offered in most cases. It can get a little confusing, so I will break down the reasons below. You can use this to decide […]

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Please Stop Using the Term “Shamanism”

Please stop using the term shamanism. The word “shamanism” makes it seem like there is only one type or one process. It’s confusing, meaningless, and waters down something wonderful and complex that is steeped in tradition and culture. Consider cakes. Cake is everything from a three tiered wedding cake with pounds of buttercream frosting and […]