Shamanic Life Healing Ceremony, Sunday, 23rd May 2021. Maxine and other experienced shamanic practitioners are holding a ceremonial weekend in the Wye Valley offering individual healing ceremonies. Each person will be offered a time for their personal ceremony.
COVID 19 – Connection, Ceremony and resilience. At the time of writing this we are emerging from the long lock-down with the global pandemic with some areas experiencing a resurgence of the virus and local lockdowns are occurring. We have not been able to go out on the land in community to light our ceremonial […]
Simple Ceremony Ceremony is performing a sacred act, bringing the sacred into everyday life. Ceremony kept simple allows us to drop from our mind chatter, into our hearts without the worry of ‘Are we getting it right?’ This short ceremony is for those of you who may not have done this before. An easy starting point. […]
Stories from a Wild Wooder! How to buy a wood? Picture the scene, it’s a wet Saturday night on November 9th 1994, the first night of the lottery. Noel Edmunds is rattling on about how the numbers are chosen. I just wish Mr Blobby would appear. My Mother and I have bought tickets, she’s spent […]
It is with great delight to share this interview from ‘Buddha at the Gas Pump’ with guest Sandra Ingerman, my teacher and friend. Sandra’s new book ‘The Book of Ceremony: Shamanic Wisdom for Invoking the Sacred in Everyday Life’ is out now – beautiful, significant & necessary for our times…
Releasing Into Grace For people who lose a child from miscarriage, still birth, termination, failed fertility treatment or cot death, there is often no ceremony to be conducted, no ritual to perform to assist in coming to terms with the trauma. For women the physicality of the experience adds a further dimension to that experienced […]
Lovely interview between Sandra Ingerman and Reneé Baribeau.
Laurie McNeil, Shamanic Works interviews Maxine Smillie, Shamanic Life on News for the Soul Radio… download or stream interview here. Please don’t do centering practice when driving. The interview begins with a beautiful opening blessing; Maxine’s interview starts 8mins in.
Since the 1960’s Shamanism has been undergoing a renaissance. There are so many people waking up to this beautiful spiritual practice, with books, courses and multimedia picking up on the collective enquiry vibe. Spiritual guidance in the form of a power animal or helping spirit in human or elemental form has become much more known. […]
Imagine yourself sitting in a circle with members of your community. You have gathered together to support one community member who is suffering from a traumatic experience. You know that if one person is suffering and is ill it effects the entire community. So you have come to help hold the space for healing to […]