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Seeking Spiritual Clarity from the Archetypes

Dec. 29, 2021

Cinderella is a teaching story? Say what? Yes. Humans have been fascinated with stories. They teach us, create a sense of belonging, and help us to know ourselves. In today's podcast, Laura Giles sits down with C.E. Banks fr…

Where Do You Stand? | Modern Animism

Dec. 26, 2021

Engaging in animism is such an amazing way to get to know more about yourself and the world around you. For example, have you ever thought about where you stand? That's a perfect thing to look at to see how you move in the w…

Learning About Language in Animism | Modern Animism

Dec. 22, 2021

One way to tap into your roots is through your ancestral language. Dr. Anton Treuer is an Ojibwa professor who will share his thoughts on how to tap into authentic spirituality and regain a connection with the Earth and your…

A Natural and Spiritual Approach to Depression | Modern Animism

Dec. 15, 2021

Depression impacts lots of people directly and indirectly - animists too. Today's guest, Terence Ward, author of Empty Cauldrons,  explores ways to related to depression that draws upon both science and religion. He also sha…

Healing From the Source | Modern Animism

Dec. 8, 2021

We all have heard that healing comes from the Source. Uma Shankari has a unique experience of this. In today's podcast, Uma shares her experience of how she went from being in IT to becoming a galactic artist. She downloads …

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

Dec. 1, 2021

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…

Love, Possession, Relationships in Animism

Nov. 24, 2021

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 …

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

Nov. 17, 2021

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 …

Seeing Complimentary Duality in Spirituality | Modern Animism

Nov. 10, 2021

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…

Tackling Tough Conversations - Modern Animism

Nov. 3, 2021

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…

”Know My Name” - Sexual Assault and Sovereignty

Oct. 27, 2021

***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" th…

The Spiritual Connections With Trees - Modern Animism

Oct. 20, 2021

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 ou…

Who Are the Unnamed? - Modern Animism

Oct. 13, 2021

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, …

A Jungian Look at the Absent Father | Modern Animism

Oct. 6, 2021

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 inte…

Do Animists Believe...

Sept. 29, 2021

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 At…

What‘s In Our Stars? | Modern Animism

Sept. 22, 2021

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 …

What‘s Lurking In the Shadows | Modern Animism

Sept. 15, 2021

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 th…

Making Sense of Astrology | Modern Animism

Sept. 8, 2021

"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 tel…

What You Want to Know About Germanic Dane Animism

Sept. 1, 2021

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/PanSoc…

How to Bring Happiness and Longevity Into Your Life with Animism

Aug. 25, 2021

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 ​…

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

Aug. 18, 2021

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 sh…

Who Am I? - Modern Animism Radio

Aug. 11, 2021

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 w…

Centering Prayer - a Path to the Divine

Aug. 4, 2021

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 …

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

July 28, 2021

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…