It seems clear that many spiritual teachings and traditions mention the Voice in the Mind as a challenge to awakening. There are many names for the incessant voice in the mind. Buddhists may call it the chattering monkey. Eckhart Tolle calls it the ego or entity. Don Miguel Ruiz calls it a parasite. Germaine Sitting Crow … More Frustrated trying to quiet the incessant voice? Here is another way.
A professional lady who has joined our stalking group to learn this Medicine Way tells a story of using stalking to heal an aspect of her relationship with her husband. In her words, “One evening during dinner with my husband he said something I experienced as very sarcastic. I immediately reacted and fortunately was aware … More Powerful Healing for Relationships by Admitting “I do that too”
Some interesting research- it seems as we walk, if we look at the ground we are thinking about ourSelves. If we walk looking at the horizon we are thinking about the Relationship of People and Things in our World. It took me a while to realize that at Sundance we spend all four days looking … More Awareness Tool – Increase Positive Perspective of our World
A relative who is exploring Awareness told me an Awareness story. Every morning she makes a vegetable smoothie, really green in color, and tried for several years to get her twins to drink some. Tried is the operative word here- no success. She got answers like, “Yucky,” “Never!” “I can’t believe you drink … More Parents: How to Tell Your Kids What to Do, Free of their Rebellion
A lady came to the office with an interesting story. The woman is a teacher in a new school, and she was new to teaching high school. In the first week of school, during her last class of the day, the principal stood in the rear door of her classroom hanging onto the doorframe. As she … More Reading People
A story about the positive influence of an attentive, male authority figure in young boys’ lives, and how a different style of tutoring improves attitudes and grades in the classroom. Around 10 years ago, an opportunity for mentoring came to me. As I understood it at the time, my part was to assist young people (elementary … More A Different Kind of Education
-This Teaching Story was a gift to me, so it comes to you, a gift of Awareness- hope you find it useful, a good story for young people (and me too). Along time ago, maybe last week, a young girl around 10 years old went to her Tunkashila upset and worried (Tunkashila- formal word for Grandfather). She … More Two Wolves Battle