Posts in the ‘Living Your Truth’ Category

Wednesday Wisdom: Victory 4/27/16

Message from Machi Sacred Path Card:  Counting Coup! Victory comes to those who have been true to themselves and are staying on the Sacred Path… With that being said, what will your victory look like this week?  Source: Jamie Sams, author of Sacred Path Cards: The Discovery of Self through Native Teachings, Harper San Francisco,

Weekly Wisdom: Dreamtime 3/31/16

Message from Machi Sacred Path Card:  Dreamtime It’s time to take off those rose-colored glasses and see with unlimited vision! Source: Jamie Sams, author of Sacred Path Cards: The Discovery of Self through Native Teachings, Harper San Francisco, 1990. NOTE: Kathleen McGinley, aka “Machi,” channels Spirit using the Sacred Path Cards deck by Jamie Sams.

Wednesday Wisdom: Storyteller 2/9/16

EXPANSION! It’s time to tell your story… This week’s Sacred Path card that was pulled for “Wednesday Wisdom” is the Storyteller card.  The Native Americans would tell stories so that the ancient teachings would travel through all the ages. The children of the future would learn lessons from the Storytellers and apply them to their own lives.

Wednesday Wisdom: Death and Rebirth 2/3/16

Shaman’s Death What do you need to let go of?… The Sacred Path Card that was pulled for this week’s Wednesday Wisdom is the “Shaman’s Death” card.  No one likes to hear the word, “death,” but it is rare that it is suggesting the end of existence on the physical plane. Most often, it refers

Emerging from the Rock

Emerging from the Rock… …with my new skin This past year has been a huge transitional year for me with many endings and new beginnings.  I had become a grandmother (Machi) to my adorable grandson, Finn. Diane and I had sold our 1850’s farmhouse, moved to an apartment while our new house was being built,

Wednesday Wisdom: Council Fire 1/20/16

COUNCIL FIRE   Do you have a decision to make? The Sacred Path Card that was pulled for this week’s “Wednesday Wisdom” is the “Council Fire” card. The Native Americans would call a Council Fire when a decision needed to be made that would affect the whole Tribe.  In order to be on the Council,

Wednesday Wisdom: Vision Quest 1/13/2016

VISION QUEST Are you seeking direction? The Sacred Path Card that was pulled for this week’s “Wednesday Wisdom” is Vision Quest.  This is one of the oldest tools used by Native Americans to get the answers that they seek.  They would spend a few days out in nature, fasting and praying, awaiting a vision to

Wednesday Wisdom: Healing 1/6/2016

Medicine Bowl What needs to be healed? This week’s Sacred Path Card that was pulled was the Medicine Bowl. This was a tool for healing, commonly used by Seers, Shamans, and Dreamers of Native America.  Often carved from wood or turtle shell, they are used in the healing arts or for grinding herbs or mixing cures.  

Wednesday Wisdom: Truth as Protection 12/30/15

ARROW   Truth as Protection Native Americans saw the value of the Arrow in its true form. The Arrow was quick to protect in crisis. The ability to bend the bow without breaking and send the Arrow of Truth into the world was symbolic of the balanced male/female within each Brave. This Sacred Path card

Wednesday Wisdom: East Shield 12/23/15

East Shield   Illumination and Clarity… This week’s Sacred Path Card that was pulled for “Wednesday Wisdom” is the “East Shield” card.  This is the place of illumination where Eagle lives.  When the Native Americans invited Eagle into their hearts, it led them to new levels of awareness and understanding. The East Shield offers clarity for those who

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