Shamanic Vision: Living Life through the Eyes of the Heart Issue #5: September, 2017 - Page 9

Spiritual activity—even in the apparently isolated wilds of nature—is never truly “alone,” for the so-called wilderness is densely peopled with spirits. By spending time “alone with the spirits” a Shaman receives wisdom. Part of our spiritual practice should be to spend periods of time in the solitude of nature. We each need this, especially people who live in congested and heavily populated urban environments, but even practitioners living in the country will need to get away from their usual routines, family, and friends to be alone with the spirits. <><><>