Let there be change and let it begin with me. ~Mama Donna Henes
Mama Donna Henes
Mama Donna is a renowned Urban Shaman, ritual expert, award-winning author, popular speaker and workshop leader.
If today were my last day on Earth and I could share 500 words of brilliance with the world, here are the important things I'd want to pass along to others...
One for All and All for One Once and for All
Recently I was asked to speak about the shamanic point of view of team building with an emphasis on creating alliances and community.
From a shamanic point of view it is redundant to think of reaching out to build teams, alliances and communities, as we are already all connected. There is no us and them. There is only us. We — all of us who occupy this planet: organic and inorganic; living and not; past, present, and future — are the world.
We all come from the Earth and return to Her belly. We are all made of the same substance, same as the sea, the soil, the stars. There are, and ever have been, only so many molecules in existence and all the rest — birth, growth, death, development, change, adaptation, transformation, evolution — is really just about recycling.
We breathe the same air as our cave-dwelling ancestors; inhaling and exhaling, exchanging carbon dioxide and oxygen with our p...