By Julian Rose, Waking Times
There’s no point in pretending it’s something not to think about. We do anyway don’t we? But it’s how we think about it that matters – and how we feel about it, even more so.
Carlos Castaneda rivets our attention on the ever imminent reality in proclaiming the Shaman’s rule:
…that unless one can stand face to face with the unflinching reality of death – one is unsuited to the role of warrior traveler.
Now some might retort, “We are not aspiring to be warriors anyway, so why make a big deal out of it?” OK, but let’s not confuse the more standard war-like connotation of that word ‘warrior’ with its further meaning as: warrior traveler. Continue reading A Great Initiation Called Death