Creating the Foundations of a Spiritual Lifestyle

I had long wanted more “Connection to the Holy” out of my life, yet it took me a while to figure out that it was not religion I wanted, nor a philosophy, but to establish lifestyle foundations -a daily practice- that would contribute to my meaningful, purposeful existence.

Meandering Thoughts

I just read an article online that states the Sami religion as having three parts as an animist, a polytheist, and a shamanist. Yes. This is finding wording for the things I tell people being a “shamanist” is all about, al
though I really hate that word “religion,” as it gets such a bad rap from all the wrong-headedness that goes on within it.

Dreams and Changing Lifestyle

This morning I woke up dreaming about the old people who have passed from my life. The dreams were all happy ones, scenes from childhood birthdays and Christmases and Thanksgivings gone by that live on in memory. I remember my Grandpa, Dad’s dad, who taught me to love horses. He used to drive the mail in a sled behind a horse during the winter.

Lifestyle Changes

I’m exploring lifestyle changes for reasons of health maintenance and liberation from old habits of thinking that prevent me from living in a most satisfying way. For example, managing type 2 diabetes led to an hour or more of walking every day that is also satisfying in terms of getting out of the house andContinue reading “Lifestyle Changes”