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I Have a Shaman Calling

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 98 People

    Who Knew??

    It was brought to my attention a few days ago that i may be a shamanka. Untrained with my birth rigth taken from me b/c of  a fanatical mother. I have been scouring the internet since then to research more on the subject. Is it possible that the shaman that was to train me...
    NightShaman NightShaman 31-35 3 Responses Jun 6, 2008

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    Shaman

    I have come to realize that my calling is towards shamanism. I feel that I need to get to the Amazon a.s.a.p. I would love to apprentice. Shamans, in western culture, could be diagnosed with schizophrenia?
    Shamala Shamala 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 27, 2007

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    Click-beetle

    Click bug click bug! There you are! From the tree you fell real far. Why do you always come to me? What do you want me to see? "Watch me as I bang my head, My clicks fill the bugs with dread, then I lay still like I'm dead." Ah! you teach me of...
    Goyantalay Goyantalay 31-35, M Aug 19, 2013

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    Fraying Threads

    The threads in the tapestry fray. edges blur, undefined. Returning to the beginning. that empty nothingness. The bane of all. It has already begun to consume us. Barely held at bay, it approaches, a gibbering mass of pure consumption. Life itself hangs in the balance. Good and...
    Goyantalay Goyantalay 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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    Starting Out...

    I really feel a pull towards Shamanism... the thing is i have a lot of trouble focusing and everything, and i fear that i'm not suited for the path because of it.... I can't astral project or anything, as hard as i've tried i can't project...I'd like to keep on and start my...
    candiipup candiipup 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2008

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    Bathed In the Beat of Feral Drums

    The pounding, pounding hands beginning to pain right in the knuckles. A drum skin, stretched taught, sings proud steady songs in the night. The only other percussion is the crackle of pine fire. Hissing,spitting, little bursts of chemical energy. I close my eyes...
    epiphanyfusion epiphanyfusion 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    crossproduct crossproduct 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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    Im Bad With Titles

    Well, I think I have one, at least ..shamanism if the closest practice of  alternitive religion that i'm most drawn to spiritually.  What i have taken from reading about this form of spirituality that calls to me is that you follow your own path...
    ElocEcallaw ElocEcallaw 22-25 1 Response Jun 2, 2008

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    Ponderance Of The Fall

    Golden gate on violet wall, What will happen if you fall? Why do I want to find out? Am I just a selfish lout? Is it curiosity Or does a deeper meaning seethe? What would I be setting free? Some thing from which we all would flee? Behind the bricks...
    Goyantalay Goyantalay 31-35, M Aug 19, 2013

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    Spiritual Evolution

    I have been a Pagan all my life, though I only realized it about 12 years ago when I joined a group in Canterbury and became a Practitioner of Natural Magic. Last year I started to become aware that my 'path' was going towards the Druidic belief system and felt that I was being...
    Mooncrow Mooncrow 46-50, M Jul 11, 2008

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    Shaman Of The Wall

    I am shaman, and much more, I must gather all to war. This is my dictated fate, eternally I guard the gate. My ancestors, filling me, with the things that I must see. This could be the final stand, we must all defend the land. Perhaps I must fight alone, I already...
    Goyantalay Goyantalay 31-35, M Aug 18, 2013

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    Into The Caves

    I go soon into the caves Where I may always remain If you do not see me again Know I love family and friends. I do it for everyone, Something that must now be done. Even if my body fails, I will have finished my tale. All the evils I have eaten Sacred stones will seal...
    Goyantalay Goyantalay 31-35, M Aug 20, 2013

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    Stone Dreams

    I hate it when I lose my dreams, forgetting some important things. Of realms I do lie between, but what do all the tidings mean? Battle looms over us all, who can hear my howling call? Alone I do survey the wall, it must stand and never fall. Do I see what happens now, or do...
    Goyantalay Goyantalay 31-35, M Aug 20, 2013

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    I Have A Shaman Calling

    I have had dreams of having the power to call on Jesus and he answered me immediately.  I recently had a dream about the world coming to an end.  First I saw Jesus's face in the heavens I saw it very vididly, then there was havoc and I knew instantly that the world was...
    Ebony22 Ebony22 51-55, F Dec 13, 2009

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    aaahhhHHHHHH! 34 years

    and still I wait for the answer to have the ultimate experience of knowing within how i should be applying all these great knowledge and deep understandings that i have received from the many nights in dedication for that communication to come around . How much of these...
    ee22 ee22 31-35, M Oct 31, 2014

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    Cave Delay

    Can’t even go to the caves! I was supposed to today, But there are torrential rains, Now I must suffer more pain. They do not want me to go And see the things I must be shown, So I bite and fight and grow, Must learn to enjoy the show. Close my sight and shut my...
    Goyantalay Goyantalay 31-35, M Aug 20, 2013

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    My Name Is Chelsea And I Think I Might Be Shaman Or Awaken One.

    I have always be spiritually type of person and i had christian views much at young age and read the bible. believe in god and angels. but later down the road i started to like native American belief system and what they believe in.when i was 10 and younger i like...
    Kamali11792 Kamali11792 18-21, F Nov 29, 2012

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    I Awakened As I Lay There...

    Bleeding out. I was dazed... staring at the blazing Sun as my skin burned through my BDU's. The time, Mar, 2003... I was deployed in Iraq when was low firing as cover support. The RPG grazed the Tail Rotor of my helo, sent it ******* hard, and threw me from my gunner position...
    KaimelarWolf KaimelarWolf 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    Odd Communion

    It is hard to focus. I delve so far into my own mind it is like I see through different eyes. I am called, pulled somewhere. Where does my heart lead me and can she hear me? I scream like a beacon across the very universe. When will she hear me and heed my call? Is the wolf...
    Goyantalay Goyantalay 31-35, M Aug 19, 2013

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    There Can Be No Light Without Darkness

    A sponaneous shape shifting experience has lead me to the shaman path.
    LadyDragonesque LadyDragonesque 56-60 3 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    Experiencing My Own Truth

    I was a child prodigy in paying attention.  I could be extremely focus or allow myself to drift away into the abyss of nothingness, and I was happy as a child. As I grew up I was told I was great with computers and that would be a good choice for me.  I felt sort of stale.. not...
    createculture createculture 22-25 5 Responses May 4, 2011

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    Many Ways To Walk Out Of One's Head

    I had no thought. I was not in my verbal brain. My perception…. oh, I can’t begin to describe it, or remember it. All I know is that I was being, and in being, I was freed to do things that I can’t do. Or so I am told. It was so blissful. I didn’t...
    wundayatta wundayatta 56-60, M 3 Responses May 24, 2010

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    I did my first shamanic journey today.

    I tried not to have any expectations of what would or would not happen. I made it as the first one to the house, and the house seemed comfortable. The rooms were large and open and I was greeted by two dogs and a cat, which animals always put me at ease so that was nice. The...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F May 31

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    My Story

    I have an unusual family background. My great-grandmother was a granddaughter of a Sioux Medicine man or Shaman; she used to tell me that whole world is connected and animated with the divine source of life and how we are all part of this whole. She taught me engergy dances that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    Struggle Of The Shaman Path

    My feet tingle with energy, Harmony spreading up through the earth, A confusing cosmic high. I am my own drug. Battle rages inside and out And a serpent gnaws on my toes. Eyes open even when closed. All too much, must fly, Swim, gallop, jump, and...
    Goyantalay Goyantalay 31-35, M Aug 19, 2013

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    So As Not to Divulge Too Much

    Many times when one is in the line of shamanistic practice, there are healing rituals/ceremonies that must be performed to help heal another and onesself.  These healing sessions have been instrumental in teaching me more about the path I walk.  I wish I could share...
    aldricravensfog aldricravensfog 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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    Meaning...

    My maternal linage, I am shaman. My great grandmother was a shaman. My maternal side are indigenous people of Central and South America, known as Arawak or in the Carribeans as Taino. My grandmother was a Sabajo clan member and her mother was a shaman. On my paternal linage my...
    nikkiab86 nikkiab86 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2013

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    So this past weekend was my soon to be x-wife's weekend with our son. When she walked in our (son and I) house he threw a fit. Keeping in mind there is a potential for autism...
    j21043 j21043 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    which means I actually don't have it. ppl who have schizophrenia don't "think" they have it. They don't even know they have it! so, at least I can distinguish my paranoid delusions...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 3 days ago

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    Well not me per say but my family's bloodline which has spanned over centuries. to most this language would sound like gibberish but to a member of my family A Bolin it is a way of...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Like wtf. Why is he texting me at 1 am calling me "bay" and we don't even date.😭
    lolcamryn lolcamryn 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am the youngest in our small family of 4. The oldest memory that I have is my mom and my drunk dad fighting. My dad has been a drunkard all through his life. He never really...
    caughtinthemiddle1 caughtinthemiddle1 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    A long time ago an Aunt gave me a nick name...i was young anywhere from 4 to 7 yrs old...and last night i had a memory of her always calling me that....no one else...just her...but...
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My best friend and I have known each other for 10 years. Lol it's going to sound lame but he is also my only friend. My only friend back in Texas. The first thing that entered my...
    Perseph0ne Perseph0ne 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I always had this fantasy to be knocked up by a lot of young adult men (of legal age). Groups of them actually! I just feel like it's my calling!
    SexyPlusWoman39 SexyPlusWoman39 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Can somebody please help me, my Fake Mother is abusing me and I just can't take it. She's had her boyfriend and his family impregnate me through molestation, by using things such...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm still in ptsd recovery, even years after the event. A lot of triggers I've been treated for and have moved past, for the most part. The one I can't escape or even work with is...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I been told that so many times. I still wonder if that is true. Or if I am just calling it like I see it.
    vovine123 vovine123 41-45, M a week ago

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    If you want to be a shaman, you will never be one. You cannot qualify yourself to be one. It doesn't happen that way. Being a shaman cannot, will not ever be an extension of your...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M Aug 26

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    My Fake Mother's Boyfriend or one of his family members, all of whom are all against me because of my Fake Mother's lies, stole my passport, when he came into the house and I was...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F