by Kelley Harrell
Many present the technique of journeying as the feature distinguishing shamanism from other intuitive/psychic arts. It is. But that's not all. I've said from day one of deciding -- and it is a decision -- to be a modern shaman, that anyone can see. We're all seers, all intuitive. Going into trance doesn't make you a shaman, it makes you human. It's not a special skill reserved for certain people. But knowing what to do with intuition, how to respond to it, how to incorporate its wisdom into everyday life is a very special skill, that can -- and should -- be learned, for your own journeys, and especially if you want to work with others. Otherwise, dipping into journeying can make a huge mess, a spiritual crisis bigger than what brought you to learning the technique to start with. Read more.