Offerings based around the award-winning book from Toko-pa Turner on exile and the search for belonging.
Whether you long to rekindle your dream life, deepen your understanding of their wisdom, or apprentice yourself to the path of Dreamwork, the Dream School has the tools you need.
“An exquisitely crafted journey that explores the deep longings of the soul,the mysterious workings of our dreams, the bittersweet wisdom of the orphaned self and the losses of our lineage that we would rather ignore. Toko-pa Turner speaks with poetry and practicality, pure compassion and profound integrity to the heart of what it means to belong to ourselves, to our people, to our communities and to the earth. Belonging is the book I have been longing to read all my life.” -Lucy H. Pearce, Amazon bestselling author, Burning Woman, Moon Time, The Rainbow Way
Companion is a depth-oriented video course for individuals & groups wanting to dive deep into the concepts and practices of “Belonging” by Toko-pa
excerpts from belonging
Though it is beyond anything that can be expressed in words, there is a nature that flows through and gives life to all things. In Taoism, this changing stream is referred to as Tao - or the way....read more
True happiness depends upon our reciprocity with the environment in which we are embedded, and unto which we are indebted. Our negligence of that reciprocity is, more than any other factor, what fosters unbelonging. It is at the root of loneliness, because without the greater intelligence of the mission coursing through our veins, making our purpose meaningful, we are but isolated bodies going through empty motions.read more
Artwork by Timur Akhriev So much of the creative process is about uncertainty. Like a fog we must pass through, there's a length of confusion that precedes originality. I think of this fog as...read more
Llewellyn’s Classic Tarot by Barbara Moore Of all the cards in the tarot, the Tower is the one you least want to get. Even less than Death, which often hints at renewal, the Tower is about the...read more
Artwork by Daniel Mackie I recently watched a wonderful-difficult film called Honeyland, about Hatidže Muratova, a woman practicing ancient beekeeping traditions to cultivate honey in...read more
Artwork by Emily Howard There is an energetic stamp or vibratory signature behind every act of creation. Though difficult to perceive, it is like the wind blowing through a valley, touching...read more
Yellow Matisse Cut-out Nude Our capacity for embodied pleasure depends on our ability to receive, which is like a muscle that can atrophy if it’s been habitually contracted. A learned sense of...read more
Artwork by Evelyn Maria Lorenz At this time of year, there is a great deal of emphasis placed on birth and the coming of the light. But the Solstice is really Nature's season of rebalancing between...read more
Artwork from Aurora Consurgens, Thomas Aquinas In times of confusion and ambiguity, it's helpful to remember that there is a numinous power that emerges from a coherent, divine source, and it knows...read more