“In a Gift Economy, gifts are not free. The essence of the gift is that it creates a set of relationships. The currency of a gift economy is at its roots, reciprocity”—Robin Wall Kimmerer
In my almost twenty years cultivation of the practice of The Eight Treasures I have come to understand in my body the nature of gifts. For me, the harnessing of Cosmic and Earthly energies is not an “extraction” of subtle energy but rather a receiving of gifts that only finds completion and reciprocity when I share them with humans and other than humans.
Qi Gong is a gift from the Earth, the Stars and our Earthling ancestors. May you accept this offering with an open Heart and may you remain awake to the many opportunities that will invite you to reciprocate the Gift.
In the spirit of reciprocity, if you are able to make a financial contribution consider supporting my work here or make a donation to to the following organizations.
The School of Lost Borders offers vision fast and rites of passage training which cultivate self-trust, responsibility, and understanding about one’s unique place within society and the natural world.
Three Creeks Collective: a fundraising initiative to give Water and Land back to the people of Payahuunadü (Owen’s Valley, CA)
Wolf Connection is an educational sanctuary and wilderness retreat center that brings people together through direct relationship with rescued wolves for the purpose of empowering the next generation to become authentic leaders and stewards of the earth.
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