Ayahuasca in the Amazon: Healing Through Plant Medicine and Sacred Ceremony

I embarked on one of the most important excursions of my life, and it was perhaps the greatest experience of my life so far. Over the last couple of years I noticed I’d dream about being given a plastic cup of dark, earthy liquid to drink. Sometimes in the dream my vision would become distorted,Continue reading “Ayahuasca in the Amazon: Healing Through Plant Medicine and Sacred Ceremony”

Tea for Two: On Reality and Perception

We seem to talk about reality in limiting ways. Reality as a constant, as a larger force beyond our control, a life truth. The thing is, reality is all of these things because we create it to be that way. Often, when returning from a vacation or doing something fun we’ll say, “Back to reality!”Continue reading “Tea for Two: On Reality and Perception”

From Sunrise to Siesta: a Piece of El Camino de Santiago

El Camino de Santiago (the Way of St. James) is a pilgrimage trek towards Santiago de Compostella, a cathedral for St. James in Santiago, Spain. There are numerous ways to get there, most commonly walking or biking vertically from Portugal or across the north of Spain from France. One woman I met began in BelgiumContinue reading “From Sunrise to Siesta: a Piece of El Camino de Santiago”