8. To Be Sovereign

As a first step to becoming sovereign of oneself in contemporary society one needs to expand consciousness beyond what the rational mind will accept, to upend its control over one’s every thought and action. The notion of safety, which is society’s mantra, is a false paradigm. There is only the inscrutable adventure of one’s chosen course.

Read More
Lorraine Saint Pierre
7. Dreams

Crazy Horse once said, “One day I will leave this world and dream myself to reality.” What is the dream and what role does it play in one’s life. How to interpret the stories that unfold in the night.

Read More
Lorraine Saint Pierre
6. Past Lives

what is awareness, existence? There are no words to accurately describe it. This episode is on the topic of reincarnation, starting a new life in a different body, what Buddhism refers to as, the Saṃsara doctrine of cyclic existence.

Read More
Lorraine Saint Pierre
5. Vision Quest III

The last Vision Quest episode finds Luhren at her site in the woods on the last night of her ritual.  She experiences another vision that completes her transition to a more expanded consciousness.  On the next day she reenters a world she hardly recognizes.

Read More
Lorraine Saint Pierre
4. Vision Quest II

In this second of 3 podcasts of Vision Quest,

Luhren has entered the woods, begun her fast

and within a few days she has a vision . . .


Read More
Lorraine Saint Pierre
3. Vision Quest

On this and the following two podcasts, I will recount the experience of a Vision Quest.  At a point in my life after the divorce and my daughter making her own way I sold my home and left that world behind.  I decided to go on a Vision Quest as preparation for the path I was to take.  In such a ritual a person separates herself from the everyday life, fasts and purifies herself, seeking a spiritual connection, and hopefully a vision that will guide her on her path.  It’s a powerful experience that attracts psychic forces to oneself.  You let go of your tenacious grip on life and open yourself up to this force.  Afterward, what   happened will take time to unfold,œ your perception of life and your role in it completely  changes

Read More
Lorraine Saint Pierre