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December 01, 2021

A Peak into the Modern Aboriginal Experience with Tina Haywood | Modern Animism

Tina Haywood is our guest today. Tina is an Australian aboriginal author of We Are Warriors, an autobiography about growing up poor in an environment of rampant sexual assault, prejudice, domestic violence, and suicide. Tune in to here how the oppression...

November 24, 2021

Love, Possession, Relationships in Animism

A mindful life turns up all kinds of things that can go unnoticed - like how we practice and talk about love. In today's episode, Laura Giles brings some of these things to light. Tune in and get some tips on how to be more loving in your relationships. ...

November 17, 2021

What‘s the Meaning of Life and Death? | Modern Animism

We all want to know the meaning of life and death, don't we? Today Laura Giles sits down with Mike Oppenheim to get his take. Mike is the host of Coffin Talk, weekly show that explores the meaning of death and how our views on death affect the way we liv...

November 10, 2021

Seeing Complimentary Duality in Spirituality | Modern Animism

Animism isn't about conquering evil and ushering in the Light. We live in a complimentary dualistic system. This is hard for a lot of people to wrap their heads around. Once you "get" it, it makes life a lot easier to manage, understand, and love. What a...

November 03, 2021

Tackling Tough Conversations - Modern Animism

Animism is about living in relationship with everything in the cosmos. To do that, we have to listen to people who are outside of our comfort zone and have tough conversations. Our guest today, Jonathan Dumas, is the founder and owner of CommonCulture Co...

October 27, 2021

”Know My Name” - Sexual Assault and Sovereignty

***Trigger warning for violence and sexual material.***  Pan Society has a book club! We're using literature to see themes of animism in every day life. Check out what Laura and Lisa Giles have to say about "Know My Name" the memoir by Chanel Miller abou...

October 20, 2021

The Spiritual Connections With Trees - Modern Animism

Today we talk with storyteller, artist, and author Laural Virtues Wauters.  Laural is the creator of the Tree Spirit Tarot. On this episode, she will share her views on the spiritual connections with trees.  Contribute to our mission here: http://patreon...

October 13, 2021

Who Are the Unnamed? - Modern Animism

Names are such powerful things that many cultures feel that knowing someone's name can give you power over them. In other cultures, people change names during rites of passage to align with their new identities. What, then, happens when we are unnamed? C...

October 06, 2021

A Jungian Look at the Absent Father | Modern Animism

The Mother and Father are hugely important figures in the animist family, both as people and archetypes. Today's guest, Dr. Susan Schwartz, shares a Jungian perspective on the impact of absent fathers. Dr. Schwarz is an international speaker and the auth...

September 29, 2021

Do Animists Believe...

New to modern animism and you're not quite sure what we believe? This episode hits a lot of frequently asked questions so you won't want to miss it! Links from this episode What's the Point of Reincarnation? Can You Be an Atheist Animist? Articles about ...

September 22, 2021

What‘s In Our Stars? | Modern Animism

Join us as we speak with Freeman Presson on astrology. We talk about natal, or birth charts, what the stars say about us, how to begin to learn astrology, and how we are connected in the Cosmos. More Like This: Making Sense of Astrology Articles About th...

September 15, 2021

What‘s Lurking In the Shadows | Modern Animism

Everybody gets blindsided by their reactions sometimes. And we all have times when we say, "I don't know why I did that." Or maybe it's "I don't know why I can't do that." What if there was a way to know what's lurking in the shadows so that you don't ge...

September 08, 2021

Making Sense of Astrology | Modern Animism

"As above, so below." Astrology is big picture map of the universe that you can also use as a personal map that guides you through life. Today Laura Giles sits down with Mimi Folco to learn what information the stars can tell you about YOU! You'll end to...

September 01, 2021

What You Want to Know About Germanic Dane Animism

Curious about what Norse animism might look like? Do you have Viking blood? Dr. Mark Weisman shares his journey from Christian chaplain to a Germanic Dane pagan.  Make a one time donation here: http://buymeacoffee.com/PanSociety ​ ​ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...

August 25, 2021

How to Bring Happiness and Longevity Into Your Life with Animism

Did you know that being an animist can make you healthier and happier? It's true. In this episode, we will look at exactly how you can get that benefit too. Make a one time donation here: http://buymeacoffee.com/PanSociety ​ ​ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...

August 18, 2021

What You Were Taught About Medicine and Health Is Wrong! - Modern Animism

Most animists are interested in living a healthy, natural lifestyle. But how do we do that when so much of what is taught in mainstream medicine is WRONG? Today author and integrative medicine professional Dani Williamson shares some ways to regain or ma...

August 11, 2021

Who Am I? - Modern Animism Radio

How do you practice sovereignty if you don't know who you are? How can you set boundaries if you don't know who you are? Today Laura Giles explores this topic and gives you ideas on how you can figure this out. The path to wholeness is simple. Know yours...

August 04, 2021

Centering Prayer - a Path to the Divine

Most cultures have a practice that helps people connect with the Divine. In today's podcast Rich Lewis, the author of Sitting with God,  shares "Centering Prayer," a Christian technique for healing, becoming more present in life, and touching the Divine....

July 28, 2021

Could You Have a Spirit Attachment? Tune in and see!

Where do the unresolved dead go? They stay right here! This is why we have such an unaddressed problem of spirit attachment. They are with us. They create mental health issues as well as pain and suffering. Could you have an attachment? Tune in and see. ...

July 21, 2021

Finding Our Way Back to the Feminine - Modern Animism

Many cultures have prophecies that say that the way out of darkness will be led by the women. Our guest today, Isaya Gabriel, will help illuminate why the divine feminine is so important and how to bring it into your life. Isaya Gabriel has been working ...

July 14, 2021

Power and the Divine Masculine

The male and female are two halves of the same whole. When the masculine and feminine are not showing up in healthy ways, we have a whole host of personal and social problems. Today Laura Giles talks with Christian de la Huerta about how to regain this p...

July 07, 2021

Using Honesty as an Entryway to Animism

Honesty seems like it should be a mainstream virtue that we all have, but is it? How honest are you? How does honesty serve you in your spiritual walk?  Make a one time donation here: http://buymeacoffee.com/PanSociety ​ ​ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...

June 30, 2021

The Intersection of Ecological Intelligence and Modern Animism

There are many flavors of animism and many paths to the same destination. Today we explore ecological intelligence with Dr. Rich Blundell. Make a one time donation here: http://buymeacoffee.com/PanSociety ​ ​ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ W...

June 23, 2021

Drumming as a Spiritual Tool | Modern Animism

Drumming is a part of almost every indigenous animist culture. Why have so many people use drumming as a spiritual tool throughout time? Should you consider it too? Tune in and see.  Make a one time donation here: http://buymeacoffee.com/PanSociety ​ ​ ~...