Ep 113 ~ Shannon Willis Healing the Mother Wound

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SHANNON WILLIS SHOWNOTES:

I’m a ritual healing practitioner, ceremonialist, teacher and founder of Heart Path Studio, a non-profit organization in Athens, GA which aims to create a new folk culture of relating with the unseen world through the convergence of animistic and shamanic principles. My ancestors hail from the British Isles, France, and Cherokee, Ilini, and Choctaw nations. Committed to collective healing, I hold grounded, empathic, heart-centered ritual space which supports presence, trust, and community rooted in the ancient ways of healing as service to the Earth.

I have 25 + years of professional experience addressing the deep wounding of the feminine through social justice advocacy related to intimate partner violence, diversity, and the oppression of marginalized populations. I have a Masters degree in Professional Leadership and Counseling with a focus in Jungian and Gestalt modalities and use this training to support folks in honing their inner capabilities through connection with intuitive and spiritual resources as a means to shift through imbalances, embody deeper wisdom and earth-honoring purpose.

My life’s work is grounded in animistic reverence studied in depth, specifically within the teaching lineages of mentors whose backgrounds are in West African Diaspora, Eastern Mysticism, Nepali shamanism, as well as various other diverse indigenous paths, and northern European cultures. Having made a pilgrimage to Nigeria, I am a committed student and initiate of Ọbàtálá, and Ọ̀ṣun, in the Ifa/Orisa tradition of Yoruba-speaking West Africa, in the lineage of Olúwo Fálolú Adésànyà Awoyadé from Òdè Rẹ́mọ, Ogun state, Nigeria. Along with Olúwo Fálolú Adésànyà Awoyadé and Dr. Daniel Foor, my other teachers and mentors include Robinette Kennedy, Ph.D., Bhola Nath Banstola, Gail Gulick, Robert Moss, Sandra Ingerman, and Linda Fitch.

As a certified practitioner of the Ancestral Lineage Healing method created by Dr. Daniel Foor, I provide individual sessions, online and in person training specifically addressing the cultural wounding of the feminine through the Mother Wound, and assist in training new ancestral lineage healing practitioners. I also hold certification as a Usui Shiki Ryoho and Karuna Reiki® Master/Teacher

 I dream and practice joy daily in Athens, Ga along with my son and a treasure trove of 4 legged fur babies.

 

Connect with Shannon:

Website: https://redearthhealing.org/


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Earth Warriors Oracle by Alana Fairchild

Kaitiaki ~ Guardian of Papatuanuku

Kaitiaki is a guardian in the Moari tradition from New Zealand.

She is a guardian of the divine feminine.

She represents the sacred divine relationship with Mother Earth.

She speaks to the rhythm of our own sense of timing.

Within Moari tradition, we, as humans, are part of the natural world and hold the sacred role to protect and preserve.

Ep 112 ~ Irene Ammar Practical Ritual Work

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IRENE AMMAR SHOWNOTES:

Irene Ammar is a ritualist and herbalist whose work focuses on bringing people into direct relationships with the healthy roots of their ancestors. She especially loves working with lineage repair around babies and parenting, and bringing the ancestors on board as a source of insight and support for us as we become parents.
Her people are from Old Europe, and she takes seriously the need to safely engage with collective harms so that the tides can turn toward health in all of our families and communities.

To find out more, please visit her website at www.ireneammar.com

 

Connect with Irene:

Website: www.ireneammar.com

Find her on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/irene.ammar.5

Irene is now offering a four-part online program for integrating the ancestral healing work with parenthood initiation. To find out more:
https://ireneammar.teachable.com/p/ancestral-healing-for-conception-fertility/


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Earth Magic by Steven Farmer

Lotus Flower for Unfoldment

Lotus is one of my favorites because the roots are really rooted in the mud and muck.

Then the flower opens up anew every day to gather all that is meant for it.

In the evening as the sun goes down that flower closes.

It gives itself time to rest and properly integrate.

It mirrors the spiritual path, the natural enfoldment and the surrender to without forcing.

Ep 111 ~ Larisa Noonan On Becoming A Ritualist

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LARISA NOONAN SHOWNOTES:

Larisa Noonan is an Ancestral Lineage Healing Practitioner who has specialized for nearly two decades in trauma healing, embodiment skills, and supporting healthy boundaries. She weaves ritual and nature connection into all of her offerings and is passionate about supporting grief and loss, recovery from religious fundamentalism, and those with chronic pain/illness.

She lives with her husband and son in Oregon on the ancestral homelands of the Kalapuya people.

Her ancestors are from France, the Netherlands via Ukraine, Germany, and Switzerland and her work/life is rooted in earth-honoring ritual, embodying ancestral gifts, and reclaiming animist values. 

 

Connect with Larisa:

Website: http://larisanoonan.com/

Find peace and perspective (ebook): Dissolving Overwhelm with Owl

Virtual ancestral healing circle: www.larisanoonan.com/ancestral-healing-circle

Relevant blog post: Walking the Knife's Edge - A Message of Celebration


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Dragon Oracle Cards by Diana Cooper

Silver Lunar Dragon

She bathes you in divine feminine light. Invites you to come into balance & practice peace, harmony & cooperation.

She has woven in with her the energy of the full moon & this preparation for a more golden age where the feminine and masculine are more harmonized.

This is stepping into a more divine dance and balance together.

Ep 110 ~ Setya Selter Your Dreams & Your Ancestors

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SEYTA SELTER SHOWNOTES:

Seyta Selter is a certified practitioner of ancestral lineage healing, and also practices depth psychology (embodied dreamwork and hypnotherapy) and spiritual counseling in Olympia, WA and online.

has an MA in East-West Psychology, is an adjunct faculty of dream psychology and consciousness studies at the Evergreen State College, and is also Dr. Daniel Foor’s assistant, managing Ancestral Medicine development. 

Her ancestors hail from New York, Illinois, and Tennessee, the Jewish diaspora, continental Europe, and the British Isles. 

She enjoys working with folks new to trance modalities and believes that relating with the unseen is a natural, enriching aspect of human experience.

She is currently focusing on teaching, supporting Ancestral Medicine, and developing NORD (the Non-Ordinary Reality Database), a public science website serving as the Google for the collective unconscious with journaling, indexing, analysis, and community features around subjective experiences with the inner senses.

For more info see: www.innerlands.org and www.nordcommons.org.

 

Connect with Seyta:

Website: www.innerlands.org

NORD website: www.nordcommons.org


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Earth Magic by Steven Farmer

Waterfall for Effortless

The waterfull brings gracefulness & powerfulness.

It speaks to flowing around that which would otherwise impede. It further speaks to the carving the landscape over time.

Finding even ease at the edge of your comfort zone rather than struggle.

Ep 109 ~ Lindsay Sudeikis~ Divino Amore

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LINDSAY SUDEIKIS SHOWNOTES:

Lindsay Sudeikis is an educator-activist in the practice of wonder and is based in New York. She is also a former Catholic nun, a current lover of humanity and all that is, and an aspiring mystic and improvisor.

You can find her current work as a ritualist at omniasancta.org

 

Connect with Lindsay:

Website: https://omniasancta.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lindsay.sudeikis

Links mentioned in this episode

Michelle Alexander & The New Jim Crow ~ http://newjimcrow.com/ & Michelle’s On Being podcast episode ~ https://onbeing.org/programs/michelle-alexander-who-we-want-to-become-beyond-the-new-jim-crow/

 


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Mother Mary Oracle by Alana Fairchild

This card brings the messaging around seeing Mother Mary’s light, her love & grace through the darkness.

The understanding of the purpose of our past suffering.

Light is then shone on the paradox around truly opening to life means being willing to die many deaths long before the death of our human bodies.

Ep 108 ~ Shannon Ledford Surrendering

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SHANNON LEDFORD SHOWNOTES:

I am the daughter of Sandra & the mother of Satyana.

My people hail from Italy 🇮🇹 and the British Isles. 

My mother’s people hail from the lands around Genoa, Italy.  My grandmothers on my father’s lineage hail from the lands around Lucca, Italy.  My grandfathers in my father’s lineage hail from Great Britain by way of the islands of the north.

I grew up on the ancestral lands of the Pomo in Northern CA. I now reside on the ancestral land of the Cherokee in the mountains of Western NC near Asheville.

I create safe ritual space for deep connection with your ancestors.

I have sought belonging through my numerous iterations this lifetime.  Seeking the gifts & blessings from growing up as a farmer’s daughter in CA to my time as a corporate lawyer in Manhattan & as a travel photographer all over the world. Presently, I’m deepening into myself as a mother & ancestral healing practitioner.

All the threads of this life , my life, weave together in a unique way as I honor my people and the blessings they etched in my DNA.

I recently completed the Ancestral Medicine Practitioner training with Daniel Foor & now the rhythm of my life is informed deeply by my ancestors.  The healing of my blood lineage has been a potent & enlivening journey.  It is a wholly different, and welcome, experience for me to feel so resourced by my people in the unseen world.  It is an honor to hold safe ritual space for my clients to connect with and know their people more fully.

I honor my ancestors, the blood & bone that came before me and continues to live on within me & my daughter.

 

Connect with Shannon:

Website: www.honorthefeminine.com

Ancestral Healing Session with Shannon are now available.

 


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Santa Muerte Oracle by Fabio Listrani

This is a message of death & letting go as part of the continual cycle of rebirth. It is a reminder that all of the at our disposal in this lifetime is on loan to us and it is our responsibility to transform it in the most positive and beautiful way possible throughout our existence.

Release what is not working.

Know that birth here is death in the land of your ancestors and death here is a birth into the land of your ancestors.

Ep 107 ~ Shauna Janz Community Grief Ritual

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SHAUNA JANZ SHOWNOTES:

Shauna is dedicated to bringing the sacred and the community back to healing. 

She embodies the archetypal gifts of healer, teacher and priestess, with a commitment to reclaiming healthy grief-tending and holistic and ritual practices for well-being. She believes everyone has the birthright and ability to connect with their own ancestral wisdom, and that both grief healing and ancestral connection are pathways into deepening our sense of belonging, within ourselves, between each other, and with the more-than-human world. 

Shauna provides healing support to individuals and families navigating loss/change, facilitates trauma-informed training and group process, leads community grief rituals, and guides ancestral repair and connection work. She is also an award nominated singer-songwriter who finds music a soulful expression of her ancestral inheritance.  

 

Connect with Shauna:

Website: www.shaunajanz.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/shaunajanzconsulting

Music Website: www.shaunajanzmusic.com

Free Gift - “Healing Conversations” E-Book, outlining 5 practical and meaningful intentions to support someone who is grieving. Download here: www.shaunajanz.com/free-resources.html

 


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Keepers of the Light Oracle by Kyle Gray

On the podcast, Gaia for Earth Connection brought us home to the idea that our connection to our Earth is the connection to ourselves & to our ancestors.

Also, a beautiful reminder to stay grounded. As chaos swirls around us our rooted nature will be our survival of the storm.

Ep 106 ~ Jenn Bradshaw Talking About The Stars

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JENN BRADSHAW SHOWNOTES:

Jenn Bradshaw Almond is the Modern Woman’s Guide to Sacred Wisdom who supports women at a crossroad in their business to create healthy energetic boundaries in their life so they can be seen and heard in their brilliance.  

As a Astrologer and Energy Healing  Coach, her passion for understanding and balancing the physical, emotional and spiritual bodies, was derived from her own journey.  She has a vast resume of healing modalities to include: Certified Flower Essence Practitioner from the school of Woman Rising, Certified Wholistic Kinesiologist (TM),  Certified Holistic Health Coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and more.  

 

Connect with Jenn:

https://www.facebook.com/modernguidetosacredwisdom/

https://www.instagram.com/jennbradshaw09/

2018 Astro Summer Grand Slam of Events:  http://jennbradshaw.com/astro-grand-slam/

The Moon Adventures Society:  http://jennbradshaw.com/moon-adventures-society/

 


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Dragon Oracle Cards by Diana Cooper

On the podcast, the Dark Blue Galactic Dragon brought the message of listening to the voice of the universe & accessing cosmic wisdom.

This 9th dimension dragon harnesses the light of the stars, planets & constellations.

This dragon's light can ignite hidden codes of your master blueprint.

This is an invitation to communicate with the masters of the universe ~ the Intergalactic Council.