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Deep Listening, Earth Grief & Cultural Initiation with Shante’ Sojourn Zenith

In this conversation we explore:
  • Deep listening – “the feelings underneath the words”
  • Lessons from the water and the trees
  • The wildness inside us
  • Possibilities in the edges
  • Earth grief & the ecological unraveling
  • Reconnection & Relationships
  • The “mythical, imaginal attunement to the earth”
  • Aesthesis – exchange of soul essence
  • The exiling of beauty
  • Cultural Depression
  • Initiation
  • Trauma, loneliness and the longing for connection
  • Resilient support systems
  • Anchor practices & Beauty Altars
  • Grief & Shame / Grief & Love
  • Protector Energy and Anger as “the beautiful desire to protect something.”
  • Grief as the “e-motion of feeling… the energy that moves through us and reshapes us”
  • Grief & Joy
  • Ritual
  • Keeping alive the energy & ability to nurture
Links:
Shante’s websites:
Simon McBurney – The Encounter
Azul Valerie Thome & Grief Composting Circles