The Awakening Moon

  • Posted by noerena
  • On January 12, 2017
The first full moon of 2017 is a moon of many names, but I have one more to add to the list.  Some call it “The Cold Moon,” “The Wolf Moon” or “The Hunger Moon.” I call it “The Awakening Moon.” It seems that many in this country are suddenly waking up to all that […]
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Super Reflection

  • Posted by noerena
  • On November 14, 2016
Today’s super moon is offering the opportunity for great reflection as she moves in close to the earth. The sky is trying to get our attention: there was a super moon on October 16th, now November 14th, and one coming up on December 14th. Three in a row…the universe is providing a clue. It is […]
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Reframing Fireworks for Healing

  • Posted by noerena
  • On July 5, 2016
As another Star-Spangled Banner weekend closes, the loud noises and skies filled with amazing combinations of colors and shapes should be coming to an end. But it is past midnight in Santa Monica on what is now the 5th of July and I can still hear cadences of firecracker-like-sounds. At this stage in my life […]
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Summer Solstice and a Full Moon

  • Posted by noerena
  • On June 20, 2016
Summer Solstice and a Full Moon = a Bright Time to Pause and Reflect June 20, 2016 is our Summer Solstice here in the Northern Hemisphere and as a special gift this year there will be a full Moon. This doesn’t happen very often, so Monday evening we get to see the moon shining all […]
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What Is Non-Ordinary Reality?

  • Posted by noerena
  • On June 11, 2016
Shamanic practice is the practice of deliberately connecting with ‘non-ordinary reality’ for guidance, power, and healing. Non-ordinary reality (NOR) allows you to see, hear, smell, feel, and touch what others are unaware of, utilizing your sixth sense at its highest level. It is opening to the flow of the Universe and connecting to the Life-force […]
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Be a Rainbow in Someone Else’s Cloud

  • Posted by noerena
  • On June 10, 2016
Dr. Angelou’s talk reminds me that I think of rainbows as a bridge between ordinary and non-ordinary reality…Arches between life as we know it and another unknown magical level of existence… Rainbows remind me that we are all “ancestors in training.”
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Hospice: A Journey With Love

  • Posted by noerena
  • On June 10, 2016
Here’s a video I made about my husband Ray and how we approached the process from diagnosis to death as a “Journey with Love.”
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Up Until Now

  • Posted by noerena
  • On June 10, 2016
“Up Until Now…” is an empowering and important phrase that allows change to come no matter how deep into addiction, how many relapses, how many bridges were burned. We are not our past. Our past shapes our present and our future. Saying “Up Until Now…” offers an automatic solution to the feeling of being helpless […]
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