definitions

What Does This Mean? Definitions for the Curious.

As we get more and more questions from curious listeners about animism, it became obvious that we need some sort of data base for definitions so that we can communicate clearly. This page will continue to grow. Please use it as a starting point to keep the discussion going. Agnostic– a person who neither believes […]

animist bible

Why There Is No Animist Bible

More and more people are looking at animism as a potential spiritual home. Because many of them come from other religions or none at all, people are asking us for an no animist Bible. They want instructions, a template, or some type of guide for how to “do” animism. I get it. If that’s what […]

rose quartz

Open Your Heart with Rose Quartz

I have to admit, I have never been a fan of pink. And rose quartz never called to me until recently. Now all of a sudden, I can’t get enough of it. I have a rose quartz Orgone pyramid in my office, a rose quartz choker that I wear constantly, and a fat rose quartz […]

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Rebuild Your Soil with Wine Cap Mushrooms

If you have poor soil and want help from the garden store, they will test your soil sample. Then they will recommend a bunch of products and fertilizers to help you grow the plants that you want. However, these products won’t build soil. In the long term, they may degrade the soil further by continuing […]

relationship with the land

Nurturing Your Relationship With the Land

There are lots of reasons why modern people don’t have a relationship with the land. Most are city dwellers. For them, “land” is a public park or a small backyard rather than wide open spaces with no light pollution. Most Americans are immigrants, so our ancestral “home” is somewhere else. We don’t have family homesteads […]

unnaming

The Power of Naming and Unnaming

Names are powerful. They create identities, boxes, outline boundaries of who belongs and who doesn’t. When we unname, we erase those lines and set things free. If we are serious about creating a Tribe and getting to a space of Oneness, we have to think about the power of Naming and Unnaming. Black and White […]

animist hack

The Animist Hack Everyone Should Know

Creating sovereignty and connection isn’t second nature. In fact, it can be downright impossible if you aren’t aware of this animist hack that everyone should know. To make it easy from the get go, I’m going to give it to you right here. We Are Set Up To Fail The first thing you should know […]

rebel archetype

Cultivating a Healthy Rebel (Archetype)

It is the season of the Rebel! In America, we are well acquainted with this energy. We were founded on it. The first immigrant settlers were Rebels who were fleeing religious persecution. British colonists revolted against taxation and other heavy handled practices of the British aristocracy to create this country. Freedom and land seeking Rebels […]

animist relationships

I’m Dating an Animist. What Can I Expect?

So, you’ve fallen for a modern animist an you’re not sure what to expect. Unfortunately, we are not a cookie cutter type of group so there will be wide variations from person to person. However, there are some things that are probably going to be common among us. If you want to know what to […]

ritual clothing

Making the Decision to Wear Ritual Clothing or Not

Sooner or later, most animists come to a point where they decide whether to wear ritual clothing or not. If you are contemplating this, here are some things you might want to consider. Why Ritual Clothing? Before we talk about why one might want to wear ritual clothing, let’s talk about why someone might prefer […]

rose water

Make Your Own Rosewater

Roses are here! If you are like me, you’re thinking now is the time to make your own rose water. If you’ve never done it before, don’t worry. It’s easy. And I will tell you how, but first let’s talk about why you want to. Benefits of Rose Water reduces skin irritation of eczema or […]