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One White Horse Standing Newsletter

JULY 2014

Hi folks,

For the last 4-6 months, I was exposed to an amazing healing process. It involved a massive integration of many long-forgotten memories, often the ones that are forgotten to prevent further damage to the soul. I learned that the Grand Cardinal Square had formed (see prior newsletter). Recently, I was re-introduced to Prehnite, a stone that supports the healing of old memories and restores coherence and wholeness to the soul. Details of my experiences are listed below. If the stone calls to you, there are many who also believe that it supports angelic connections. I did not seek such connections as I am more interested in developing greater coherence and wholeness here on this earth and in this body. Once accomplished, I will consider flying in the angelic realms again.

Bountiful Blessings,
One White Horse Standing




Sign: Libra
Power/Frequency 5

History and Science

Prehnite was first described in 1788 for an occurrence in the Karoo dolerites of Cradock, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.[2] It was named for Colonel Hendrik Von Prehn (1733–1785), commander of the military forces of the Dutch colony at the Cape of Good Hope from 1768 to 1780.[2]

It is an inosilicate of calcium and aluminium with the formula: Ca2Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)2. Limited Fe3+ substitutes for aluminium in the structure. Prehnite crystallizes in the orthorhombic crystal system, and most often forms as stalactitic or botryoidal aggregates, with only just the crests of small crystals showing any faces, which are almost always curved or composite. Very rarely will it form distinct, well individualized crystals showing a square-like cross-section, like those found at the Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos, Quebec, Canada. It is brittle with an uneven fracture and a vitreous to pearly lustre. Its hardness is 6-6.5, its specific gravity is 2.80-2.90 and its color varies from light green to yellow, but also colorless, blue or white. In April 2000, a rare orange Prehnite was discovered at the famous Kalahari Manganese Fields in South Africa. It is mostly translucent, and rarely transparent.

Though not a zeolite, it is found associated with minerals such as datolite, calcite, apophyllite, stilbite, laumontite, heulandite etc. in veins and cavities of basaltic rocks, sometimes in granites, syenites, or gneisses. It is an indicator mineral of the prehnite-pumpellyite metamorphic facies.

Extensive deposits of gem quality prehnite occur in the basalt tableland surrounding Wave Hill Station in the central Northern Territory, of Australia.

Healing Properties

Some consider it as a more modern stone as there are no known traditions about its healing effects. It has been called the stone for dreaming and remembering as it supports meditation, and eliminating the various barriers that have prevented us from fully claiming experiences from the past.


Phehnite helps dissolve avoidance and substitution mechanisms developed over time as creative adjustments to life's challenges. It supports accepting unpleasant truths often found in old or blocked memories. As such, prehnite tends to clear our perception to better understand our own identities...who we are and how we have become who we are.

Besides providing a coherence to our memories, it creates a massive protective field surrounding, much like a healing cocoon that supports facing our selves as the adult we are instead of the child frozen in the memories. This enables healing at all points in our lives.


Prehnite helps us face avoided images and memories and to dissolve unpleasant feelings connected to them so that clarity and wholeness can be restored. Prehnite does not itself surface memories, however, it helps at moments whey they are activated and become acute because of new experiences.


Prehnite encourages analytical thinking and accelerates the processing of sensory perceptions. Prehnite imperceptibly but continuously increases our levels of perception-—adding clarity and removing different lenses that supported us when we needed to not see so clearly.


Prehnite stimulates the metabolism of fat and accelerates the removal of toxins stored in it. Prehnite stimulates all regeneration processes of the body.



Recent star and planetary constellations like the Grand Cardinal Square (Tine) have activated lucid memories of childhood much like holograms. For many, the GSC was a massive medicine wheel that activated the energies of the medicine wheel embedded within each of us. Hence, a window of perception was opened. It enabled many to rebalance the masculine and feminine energies with the past and future so that the point of power in the present (moment) can be restored. It is like an intense and soothing integration process from the energy of the four directions, four bodies, and four elements.

Prehnite can support these vivid memories in all energetic bodies (Spiritual, mental, emotional, physical) by bringing clarity to the memory by eliminating filters needed to protect the spirit from the power of the incident. It is like freeing the frozen and difficult energies (fear, anguish, etc.) to dissipate while enabling the incident to become a memory that informs instead of destroys or haunts who we are. In such instances, a sense of wholeness tends to develop, creating a three-dimensional sense of self.

Prehnite should be worn directly on the body making direct contact with the skin. It is most effective for dissolving fat if several stones are placed over the liver and pancreas and in the general area of the small intestine.


Life Experiences

Melody, Love is in the Earth

Michael Gienger, Crystal Power, Crystal Healing

Robert Simmons & Naisha Ahsian, The Book of Stones


Upcoming Workshops:


Introduction to the
Medicine Wheel

September 12-14, 2014

Camp Asbury, Hiram, Ohio

The Essence

Traditional Medicine Wheel

Indigenous cultures refer to medicine as the essence of the person, place or thing. In our terms it is the essence of being a spiritual, physical, mental and emotional being. Over the last tens of thousands of years, the Medicine Wheel has evolved as the one consistent tool that has informed us about our essence of being. Embedded in every form (Celtic Cross, Four elements, four cardinal directions, four archangels, etc.) has been a set of consistent methods for not only making meaning of the world, but how to live in it from a present, focused, here and now approach of being. More modern theorists such as Carl Jung and Robert Moore have recognized that the medicine wheel inherently makes sense of our entire state of being. The most impactful realization is that every culture Figure 1A Traditional Medicine Wheel had their version of the medicine wheel. Hence, there is not one correct medicine wheel. Yet, the value becomes is to use the wheel in whatever form that makes sense to you that can lead you back to your center.

A Return to Our Center

The Medicine Wheel reflects the teachings of most all spiritual practices that profess that we need to return to our center, the place where not only do we find our true self, we find how we are at one with all creation. As Kierkegaard reported in his experience to find himself, the center comes to those that are silent, that are able to quiet the mind through the fear of silence to suddenly awaken to what has always existed.


In this workshop we will explore the medicine wheel using four guiding principals:

  1. Show up and be present without preconceived notions, while having the Ability to Take Action and Enforce Boundaries.

  2. The Ability to Assess, Analyze and Contain, while saying what is so when it is so, without blame or judgment.

  3. The Ability to Connect and Feel, while paying attention to what has heart and meaning.

  4. The Ability to Initiate, Support and Create Order while being open to outcome.

In addition, we will look at the medicine wheel as a whole to understand the symbolism and processes that go into understanding how to create a wheel that can lead you back to your center.

Learn more...


Bat Medicine

Transition & Initiation

Cycle of Power in the Night

Bethel Horizons, Dodgeville, Wisconsin
October 24-26, 2014

bat-medicine-1The bat is one of the most misunderstood mammals. Modern depictions in movies have given it a sinister reputation; nonetheless, it plays an important role in Nature and as a symbol in the totem traditions. Although more modern lore places the bat in cohorts with the devil, with its dragon like wings, in more ancient times it was a revered and powerful figure.

In Babylonia, bats represented the souls of the dead. In China, they were symbols for happiness and long life. The Mayans saw them as symbols of initiation and rebirth. In medieval times, they were seen as miniature dragons.


From the early Meso-American traditions came a sacred book of the initiatory process in which bats hold a significant role. This book was called Popul Vuh. It describes the seven tests that two brothers must undergo. The 7th test involved the house of bats. Huge bats flew through the labyrinth overseen by Camazotz, god of the bats. This being had a body of a human, the head and wings of a bat and carried a great sword to decapitate unwary wanderers.

This powerfully symbolic story and imagery reflects the process of transition—part human and part bat. It implies a loss of one’s faculties if unwary of changes. It also holds the promise of rebirth and coming out of the darkness.


Some refer to the bat as the reflection of the traditional shaman’s death—breaking down of the former self through intense tests. It is facing your greatest fears—then it is time to die in some aspect of your life that is no longer suitable for you.

Most people fear transitions, holding onto a “better the devil you know than the one you don’t” kind of attitude. If a bat has flown into your life, then it is time to face your fears and prepare for a change. You are being challenged to let go of the old and create the new.

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Owl Medicine

Keynote: The Mystery of Magic, Omens, Wisdom, and Vision in the Night

Cycle of Power: Nocturnal—Year-round

December 5-7, 2014

Owl Medicine

The Owl has an ancient aura of mystery. It is a symbol of the feminine, the moon, and the night. It has been believed to have great healing powers, ties to fertility and seduction, and is the bird of magic and darkness, of prophecy and wisdom.

To the ancient Greeks, it was a symbol of higher wisdom. To the Christian Gnostics, it was the feminine power that refused to be submissive (Lillith). To the Pawnee, it was a symbol of protection. To the Ojibwa, it was a symbol of evil and death. To the Pueblo, it was the symbol of skeleton man, death, and fertility (possibly the death and rebirth process). Overall, it is symbolized with clairvoyance, astral projection, and magic, both black and white.

The Owl is the bird of the night, the symbol of darkness in which humans hide their secrets. It has great hearing and vision, especially at night. The yellow coloring of the eyes is symbolic of the light of the sun, alive in the night. The combination of keen hearing and eyesight enables one to see and hear what others try to hide. You will hear what is not being said and you will see what is hidden or in the shadows. You can detect and pinpoint the subtleties. This can make others uncomfortable because they will not be able of others' souls and life. This is very scary to most people. This vision and hearing capabilities has metaphysical links to the gifts of clairvoyance and clairaudience.


In the silence of who we are, we discover a part of our self that is sacred. This part of our self does not come to the surface through determination or brute force or sheer will power. Rather it emerges from within the sacredness of who we are when sacred space is opened and safely held. When we touch our own sacredness, we touch our soul.

What to Expect

The workshop will do several shamanic journeys over the course of the weekend. The focus of the workshop is total immersion into the spiritual world for two days so that the emergence of one’s soul can surface through a memory, an insight, or a deep awareness. A large altar/vortex is created with four large rose quartz crystals and one large selenite. This creates a massive energetic field. Within this field, the people are able to find the safety necessary for the soul or inner parts of the self to come to the surface to heal and be healed. It is common for people to have transformational healing experiences.

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This is a shamanic newsletter and is intended only for educational and informational purposes. Any person needing therapeutic support should contact a mental health professional immediately.