As the story opens, it is Christmas, and the protagonist
prepares to visit her Aunt Emma. Why is she feeling so stressed out? Why is
her stomach churning? Why is she forgetting where she put her things?
The tracking is on! Night Wolf, the shaman's Hunter Power
Animal, shows up. The she-wolf is on the scent
of a Shadow that is stealing the shaman's peace. The protagonist suspects that her
confusion, resistance and stress has to do with the family wounds she has
inherited. As she dives into the past, the shaman hunts down for the source
of her problems, and better yet: the source for a solution!
As a reader, you witness the multiple dimensions in the
shaman's psyche: the Hunter Power Animal, the conscious mind, the Inner
Children, the Wise Woman and the Victim who still carries her learned
limitations. As you witness the complexity of the human psyche, your own
understanding of your psychic dimensions improve, with a resulting increase
Meet Aunt Emma, the favorite aunt
of the protagonist.Witness a bitter-sweet family holiday encounter as the
protagonist struggles with Aunt Emma to accept the three gifts she has
brought her while at the
same time she struggles with the mirrors Aunt Emma presents.
As she looks into these mirrors,
the protagonist discovers how her struggles
with love, health and wealth have been inherited from generations
of female gifts and wounds in her family. She realizes why and how she's
been holding back. She also realizes the choices she has made that have
enabled her to transmute her wounds into her Personal Medicine, going from a
victim to a Woman of Power.
Finally, the protagonist gains
insight in the essential choices that make the difference between staying
trapped in your past or using it to reclaim your gifts. She discovers the
essential elements that allow her to create the transformation she seeks. This female journey
is written with depth, compassion, humor and the shamanic voice that serves
as the thread, weaving a magical net for the reader.
This storybook is easy to read yet full of shamanic wisdom.
It is at moments funny and at moments dramatic as the shaman dives beneath
the facade of reality to discover the hidden corners of her psyche.This is a
great read if you are seeking something that inspires and motivates, but
also something that deepens your understanding of personal transformation.