Natural Born Shamans

Ξ September 15th, 2016 | → Comments Off on Natural Born Shamans | ∇ Spirituality, Women's Writing |

Natural Born Shamans: A Spiritual Toolkit for Life by Imelda Almquist

As a school teacher myself, I was delighted to see the beautiful organization of this book for lesson planning the teaching of shamanism. This book is ideal for the home schooler, and possibly for use in a progressive school that wasn’t solely focused on test scores. I could see using this book for teaching shamanic practices to adults as well, especially developmentally disabled adults.

What an amazing journey for a parent to take their child on. Imagine how much they would learn about each other at a soul level. Then imagine how vital that would be to strengthening their relationship.

Natural Born Shamans is a life lesson in embracing spiritual reasoning for some of life’s challenges and lessons. It is a book that focuses on the journey of the soul from pre-birth through death. The idea being that we should embrace the spiritual needs of the soul for the its greatest advancement.

The only place I thought the author should have done more was with the Rite of Passage #9 Marriage Ceremony because I don’t think a generic pagan ceremony does justice for the shamanic soul. Many pagan handfasting ceremonies are constructed around made-up rites or rituals having little or no historic value for basis. But, this was the only missed opportunity in this wonderful book.

I would highly recommend Natural Born Shamans to anyone with children! It’s beautiful laid out and easy to follow. Lessons are simple and to the point.


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