I am that

I Am That

Have you ever had your DNA analyzed? If so, you know that it can be a great way to realize “I am that.” “That”, of course, is everything. So, it can help you realize the Oneness that you already are. How? Recent Ancestral Story The first thing it does is illuminate your recent ancestral story. […]

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What is Connection?

The Pan Society path of modern animism is sovereignty, connection, and Oneness, but what is “connection?” Yesterday it came to my attention that some people might not know. We have the post of the glossary of terms sticky posted on our blog to facilitate communication. Sometimes when someone says something, we are not talking about […]

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Why We Use Talking Circles (And You Can Too!)

Our path to modern animism at Pan Society is through cultivating sovereignty, connection, and Oneness. We host talking circles because it hits all three. How? Read on. What’s a Talking Circle A talking circle is an indigenous practice that is used by many groups for problem-solving, enhancing communication, and creating understanding. Participating in a talking […]

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Moving Away from Negativity

Do we want to move away from negativity? You bet! Negativity is where dis-ease, fear, and pain live. Nobody wants that. However, in the animist world, everything has a rightful place. Darkness and light are compliments. They need each other to thrive. If this is the case, how do you know what’s negative? How do […]

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Be Careful What You Listen To

I created a video a while back about asking great questions. If your questions don’t reflect what you really want to know, you can walk in circles not really getting anywhere. The compliment to that is to be careful what you listen to. If the source of your answers is tainted, not knowledgeable, unreliable, or […]

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Working With the Element of Fire

With summer coming to a close and the wildfires burning in Siberia, the Amazon, and 1255 wildfires burning in the USA, I thought it was a good time to talk about working with the element of Fire. We all know that Fire is about power, transformation, will, and action. Most westerners do that part very […]

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Whom Do You Serve?

Mahatma Gandhi said, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in service to others.” Service also a great way to practice animism. It helps you to share your gifts (sovereignty) and connect with others. So, whom do you serve? In the old days, service was the hallmark of a lady. Rich women […]

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Three Damaging Programs That Keep Us From Being True Animists

Einstein said, ““Problems cannot be solved with the same mind set that created them.” If we want to make a deep switch to animism, we have to challenge some of the damaging programs we inherited. These damaging programs are hidden within us and operate without our conscious thoughts. They permeate our culture. If we want […]

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Ethics in Divination

If you engage in divination- either as the practitioner or client- you have to consider ethics. Ethics? In divination? Yes, ethics always play a role in every aspect of life. Before we can talk about that, let’s first define divination. For most people, divination means the practice of seeking information from supernatural means. For some […]

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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 […]