Spirit Garden: Explorations in the Spiritual
Author, shaman, and psychic medium Catt Foy shares experiences and knowledge on a wide range of spiritual topics.
Image by Damian Peach of the Space Exploration Network (SEN), taken from the NASA website.
Comet Lovejoy has been in the news lately, being visible to the naked eye, and expected to be at its brightest in the first two weeks of January. This celestial survivor was first spotted on the December 2, 2011 by an amateur astronomer named Terry Lovejoy. It was expected to head into our Sun and be destroyed, as are many small comets....
I recently began building my own labyrinth in the back yard of our RV long-term parking spot in the mobile home village where we currently live. It is my way of creating my own sacred space. The photo above shows it now currently under construction. I am making the construction an act of meditation, as I find an add stones two or three at a time. I think when it is complete, it will likely be time to move!...
Credit for the above image: "Шаман Ташоол Кунга" by Alexey Gaponov - Own work. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
Beneath the oculus of the yurt
My "cough" signals spirits are waiting
To come through.
The mirror opens doorways, portals
To other dimensions of non-ordinary reality.
My third eye opens
And the drumming begins.
--(c) Catt Foy, 2014
For years, I searched for inner peace through meditation. And after long hours of practice, I actually did manage to reach a meditative state—once in a while. Then I discovered drum journeying. Shamanism had found me.
Traveling in my mind’s eye through fanciful spaces seemed at first an exercise in imagination—something my writer’s soul reveled in. But more than simple imagination was going on here. The more I journeyed, the more real it seemed; indeed, the more real it became.