An owl above a woman

“Merge” was inspired by my shamanic spiritual practice of connecting and merging with my power animals for empowerment, clarity, and creative flow in my life. In shamanic cultures it’s believed that everything is alive and carries with it power and wisdom. It’s also believed that everyone has power animals, or animal spirits, which are connected with…

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Catherine lucas egg tempera and gold leaf painting

“Initiation” was inspired by one of my shamanic journeys that took me into the Death & Rebirth cycle that is life. I wasn’t just shown the nature of death and rebirth in this journey; I completely embodied it and became the life cycle itself in the form of a light portal. As this portal, all…

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