“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 making a donation to the following organizations.
Weaving Earth Center for Relational Education is an organization that provides nature-based education for action at the confluence of ecological, social and personal systems change.
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.
Tree Sisters is an organization which mission is to rapidly accelerate tropical reforestation by inspiring and channeling women’s Nature-based feminine leadership into local and global action.
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.
Project Rebound is a special admissions and support program for students transitioning out of prison.
To request a passcode to access the 23 video-recording for the first Four of the Eight Treasures and to register for upcoming classes starting September 30th, please follow this link.