Category Archives: Choices

Curses of Slavery 3 — Notes about Healing America

This is part 3 of a healing I did. For more information about this kind of healing, please take a look the earlier post, “Curses of Slavery Overview.” In that post I describe the beings and concepts that were part of the healing and might be unfamiliar to you. If you start there, you’ll find links to the earlier parts of the healing.

The most important point is that we can’t fight evil in the present. We need to go back and clean up the past so the evil we are in dissolves. As this healing shows, dealing with evil in the past rescues lost souls and removes the curses that cause our battles today. When we remove past curses with love, we heal without causing more harm.

29 August 2017

Well, it took longer than “tomorrow” for me to be ready to work on this again. It’s four days later and I’m still not sure I’m ready. We’ll try.

I put on my armor, call my helpers, remind myself again not to touch anything. I am supported by psychopomps, Light Tangler, two sets of khuyas from my personal mesa and my healing mesa, apus, Daddy Death, the Norns, and Grandfather Rock. Others are looking on and will help if we need it. I take time to work with my ñawis.

In soul reality I am in the center of my circle, standing at my crossroads. Hoocha Eater Khuya removes the hoocha from the inside of the circle. I close the circle to the outside.

Tom: Rider, can we take this circle and place it around Woman?
Rider: Carry it with us? Use it as protection? Maybe. We can try. We stand at the center, at the crossroads. Woman stands at her crossroads. We make them the same crossroads.
Tom: I can’t make it work.
Rider: Neither can I.
Tom: The best I can do is to put them side by side. That’s not what we need. I guess we’ll just have to go to her.

Rider takes us there. Continue reading and add your comment

River of Blessings, River of Sorrows, and “Come Away O Human Child”

One view of the River of Blessings

I want to talk today about the River of Blessings, the River of Sorrows, and the poem “The Stolen Child” by William Butler Yeats. From these three elements I believe we can learn more about our souls’ purpose. The elements point out a path to a healthy soul and a well lived life… maybe.

I learned about the River of Blessings from Betsy Bergstrom <>. When she teaches how to remove curses, she goes back to the beginning, where the curse was first made. It may be in this life. But most curses I have found go back many lives. At the moment a curse is created we can remove its power. The removal of the curse cascades through the generations to the present time, and beyond. I believe everything from the time of the curse removal to now is changed. Continue reading and add your comment

President-Elect Donald Trump

The United States of America has elected Donald Trump as its next President. The campaign’s power, determination, and connection to the wishes of the American people were very strong.

I hope we can show the same power and determination (with, perhaps, more humility) in getting out the message that We All Have Souls.

Now it’s time to renew our positive connections with one another. We don’t banish the darkness by being dark. We don’t calm anger by being angry. We don’t end hate by hating.

We need to find the spark of the creator in everyone and turn that into a flame. That flame needs to light up the shadows so we can see ourselves clearly. And admit that because we are human, the shadows will always be there.

We need to find the calmness to look at our deep connections. We all wish for safety and love, enough food and protective shelter, respect and acknowledgement of our worth. There will always be change, and fear of change. What we need to know is that when the change causes us harm, there will be someone there to help us.

Knowing that we all have souls points out clearly that each of us owes that support to everyone and everything in the physical and soul worlds. With that kind of support, we can continue to grow.

I love you all.

Garden Slugs vs. Highest and Best Good

The question of highest and best good can be tricky in complex situations. And everything in the physical world tends to be tricky. I think about this when I have to choose between two ways of looking at highest and best good.

For example, slugs are invading my garden as I write this. When I ask the question of highest and best good for the system, what do I include? There’s me, of course. I want to include the plants and the food I’ll get from them. There are all the other animals and insects that are part of the garden ecology. And then there are the slugs.

Getting rid of the slugs is best for my garden and me, but probably not best for the slugs. For those of you who don’t know, slugs are migratory. In other words, if I move them away from the garden, there’s a good chance they will come back. They also hide really well Continue reading and add your comment