Deadly Beliefs

Deadly Beliefs A group of people are standing around a stately herb, six feet tall with tiny white flowers that tell us that it is a member of the carrot family. The reddish spots on its trunk reveal that we are dealing with a very special herb here. It is Conium...

Slow!?

Slow!? “I’m in excruciating pain right now with this sciatica. I will contact you again when I’m through with that. This has to go fast, I do not have time for homeopathy right now.” The young man on the phone canceled his first appointment that he had...

A Funny Shape

A Funny Shape Have you ever seen one of these old European gardens with bushes that are trimmed into funny forms and shapes? I remember one garden around a castle. There was a bush in the shape of a square, another one looked like a ball and the next one looked like a...

Don’t be (too) nice!

Don’t be (too) nice! I used to be a beekeeper for many years back in Germany. I still relish the memory of a beehive buzzing contently in the evening of a warm spring day. The bees had brought in pollen and nectar all day long and after their work was done, they...

Freed from a Toxic Prison!

Freed from a Toxic Prison! When I started studying homeopathy 35 years ago, we did not hear much about detoxifying because there were fewer toxins in the environment. We based our prescriptions on the characteristics of our patients and what health condition they were...

Petrified Tears

Petrified Tears Last summer I traveled with my partner Barb to visit her ancestral home in Poland. Being situated by the Baltic Sea, most of the world’s Baltic Amber is found there. A few days ago I held a piece of amber in my hand that we had brought with us from...

In the Dragon’s Mouth

In the Dragon’s Mouth One morning after waking up, six year old Anderson was very excited: “Mom, I had a dream! You know the red dragon in the playground that I like to climb on? I was sitting in its mouth and in my dream, all of a sudden the mouth closed and I was...

All My Relations

All My Relations Many years ago I learned the word Niksookwa. What that means is All My Relations. I was living on the Blood Reserve in Southern Alberta back then, and my adopted father Naamoo told me to say this whenever I entered a sweat lodge for ceremony. So I...

Eagle on the Hunt

Eagle on the Hunt Yesterday I was sitting at my desk and, instead of working, I looked out the window over the ocean and pondered about all the violence in the world. The events in Paris had touched me deeply and even more so the millions of people who went on the...

Rough Nights

Rough Nights Last night I put a little candle on a cedar sheet, lit it, and with my two most important intentions for the coming year I let it float down the river to the sea. There they went, my wishes, dancing on the current until they disappeared around the bend of...