Blue Deer Center News
"The Blue Deer is doing work that so many people care for. Work that is urgent. That is important. That brings joy to our lives! We’re not trying to save the world from the hunger of the belly, but we are addressing another type of silent suffering...
"No one is confronting the appalling and dangerous poverty of Spirit." You and I know what that is. We’ve felt it. We see it around our communities. Our friends have it. Our families are suffering from it. Our neighbors. It’s huge!"
Celebrating a book that's been
changing lives for 20 years!
Book Discussion Groups:
Asheville, North Carolina
Monthly, January - December, 2015
Contact: lisalichtig [at] gmail [dot] com (Lisa Lichtig)
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4th Weds. of the month, April - August, 2015
Contact: peter [at] peterbrownhealing [dot] com (Peter Brown)
at Radiance Herbs
Santa Monica, California
Contact: maggieklippel [at] gmail [dot] com (Maggie Klippel)
Monthly, February - July, 2015
Contact: buffyaakaash [at] bluedeer [dot] org (Buffy Aakaash)
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To start a Plant Spirit Medicine book discussion group in your area, contact buffyaakaash [at] bluedeer [dot] org (Buffy Aakaash)
"Without doing battle, without making the disease the enemy, the spirits of nature have offered to bring us out of the dream of strife into the dream of wholeness."
-- Eliot Cowan
Now available in a new edition
“Plant spirit medicine works partially because it has broad perspective. It does not look only through the eyes of physics and chemistry; it sees human beings as expressions of divine natural forces. It plumbs the human mind and emotions. It gives paramount importance to spirit, the mysterious core of our lives.”
“By way of tipping my hat in respect, I will mention that the Huichols are an indigenous people whose once-extensive homelands have been reduced to some rugged areas in the western Sierra Madre in the states of Jalisco, Nayarit, and Durango, Mexico. Like all indigenous peoples in the Western Hemisphere, the Huichols have been and are being hard pressed by the dominant culture..."