Going back to the early 90’s I have had the fortune to study with some amazing shamans. The most amazing was my good friend and mentor Nelita Anderson, a Medical Kahuna. I saw Nelita in a course of her 20 minutes sessions cure people of incurable conditions. She never took credit for it. She never called herself a shaman. She just showed up being herself, albeit a very powerful self.
Jayson Gaddis recently did a great post on how in the indigenousness cultures that shamans come from mental illness is a part of a ‘rites of passage’ often into being a shaman. We have such a limited view physical and mental health. It is only when we step outside of our limited model do we see the potential that exist for us to be ‘sacred humans’ as another shaman I studied with would call it.
When we can see our problems as opportunities to deep change we are free to surrender to the magnificence of life. Read the post. I commented on the post, so I won’t repeat what I said in this post.
Have you had these healing crises of your own? Who helped you through?