Sweet Territory of Silence






“In many shamanic societies, if you came to a medicine person complaining of being disheartened, dispirited, or depressed, they would ask one of four questions. When did you stop dancing? When did you stop singing? When did you stop being enchanted by stories? When did you stop finding comfort in the sweet territory of silence?”


I ended my day with a flower offering, followed by an ecstatic dance and extended period of silence. Rituals and little ceremonies are a wonderful way for connecting with yourself, nature and the Devine. You don’t have to be religious to practice this. I am not. I am spiritual but not religious. It’s about gratitude, faith, trust and joy. Being in harmony, expressing kindness and compassion, feeling unconditional love. It is a dialogue, although silent. Start talking with existence, with nature. Be a little mad. Increase your vibration through rituals of thankfulness for the gift of