Rockport doctor details journey with cancer

Rockport doctor details journey with cancerDirk Vandersloot has treated a generation of midcoast residents with a homeopathic approach to medicine. And now those same patients are returning the favor by offering their healing energy to the Rockport resident as he deals with a cancer diagnosis. His journey has included a trip to the Philippines last month, where he visited sacred locations and met with a shaman healer.

Facebook sweat lodge, the online resurgence of native spirituality

Facebook sweat lodge, the online resurgence of native spiritualitySmudging, sweat lodges, drum songs. If you were to ask most Canadians what comprises indigenous spirituality in this country, those are the images that would likely come to mind.

Jesus was a shapeshifter, ancient text reveals, and an eagle.

Jesus was a shapeshifter, ancient text reveals, and an eagle.HE healed the sick, walked on water, turned water into wine and, according to a newly-deciphered ancient text, Jesus was also a shapeshifter.
Roelof van den Broek, a researcher from the Utrecht University in the Netherlands recently completed deciphering a 1200-year-old Egyptian text which deals with the crucifixion of Jesus.

Chairman of Native American tribe OKs same-sex marriage, will wed two men

Chairman of Native American tribe OKs same-sex marriage, will wed two menThe chairman of a northern Michigan Indian tribe says hell sign a same-sex marriage bill Friday, then preside at the wedding of two men.

Rites, tools, and offerings - Jeju shamanist mythology

Rites, tools, and offerings - Jeju shamanist mythologyThe myths of Jeju are the bones of its shamanist tradition. It is the myths that support the practice, the flesh, just as the skeleton supports the body. The spirits, the purpose of shamanism being the relationship between mortal and immortal worlds, provide the life force.