Ecstatic Trance Postures

  Thank you for your interest in my blog. The contents of this post have been integrated into my series Rune Stances and Creation Stories   Translations are always a challenge but here is an English version of Machado’s poem (click here) Having gotten Parzival to the Externsteine where he learns his true lineage, looks […]

De-institutionalized

For the record, I am certified as an ecstatic trance instructor by the Felicitas Goodman Institut based in Germany.  That I met the requirements for certification was entirely serendipitous. My connection with Felicitas Goodman is personal and I made it clear that I only accepted the certificate out of respect for her and to honor […]

Who Can Be A Shaman?

Thank you for your interest in my blog. The contents of this post have been integrated into my series Rune Stances and Creation Stories Who should be a shaman is a thorny issue, because while our shared human physiology allows everyone to learn how to experience visionary states, that alone does not necessarily make a […]

The Inexplicable

Thank you for your interest in my blog. The information in this post has been integrated into my series of books Rune Stances and Creation Stories. The first book of the series is now available:   There are very few written records from the point of view of the Saxons as their emphasis was on […]