Author Archives: Taz Thornton (www.firechild-shamanism.co.uk)

About Taz Thornton (www.firechild-shamanism.co.uk)

Speaker | writer | firewalker | empowerment coach | shamanic artist | mentor | encourager. Debut tome underway for Moon Books. Follow me on Twitter - @TazThornton and find FirechildShamanism and TazThorntonOfficial on Facebook.

Brexit: time for prayer, compassion and self-awareness 

I CANNOT be alone in feeling that the levels of anger, hatred and blame being flung around post referendum are just horrible. I honestly don’t believe they help anyone. And it’s not just on social media. We’re already seeing horrifying … Continue reading

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Book Review Monday: Whispers from the Earth

Originally posted on adayinthelifeofawitch:
This is a book for Rudyard Kipling fans for sure. I’ve spent about twelve hours since I’ve read it trying to think of who Taz Thorton’s style reminds me of, and it finally hit me at…

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When did you last really commit to something?

MY teachers used to talk about commitment. About how, in the old ways, people would walk across country for days to get to the teachings that were so important to them. What are we ever truly committed to these days? … Continue reading

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Taking a leap of faith 

SCROLLING through old pics this morning, I realised that six years ago I was walking with a stick.  Not only that, but I was in almost constant pain and popping painkillers by the clock. Things weren’t looking rosy back then. … Continue reading

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Global thought transmitter: should we take more care with our social media updates?

WARNING: This blog might ruffle your cyberfeathers. It’s not aimed at any one person (living or dead), or at any one situation. It’s a very general call to action for us all to take responsibility for the energy we put … Continue reading

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Walking Away From 50 Shades of Grey

I HAVEN’T read 50 Shades of Grey. I made a conscious choice not to. I haven’t seen the movie either. I’m making another conscious choice not to. You might argue, in that case, that I have no business blogging about … Continue reading

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Why do we worship spiritual superstars? (Or… paradigm shifts begin at home)

WHY are we so keen to hoist people up onto grand pedestals? Well we do, don’t we? Our culture has a horrible habit of turning people into gurus to worship from afar, bathing in their high, high enlightenment from our … Continue reading

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Lessons in perception, lessons on life

LAST night we went for dinner on a ‘date night’ and ended up having to wait for a table. A young fella, still in his dirt-smeared, bright orange work gear, was there on his own and invited us to sit … Continue reading

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Let it go, let it go…

SO, here we are. Another new year begins. What will YOU do with it? Regardless of whether you choose to view the first day of 2015 as a special occasion or just another day, whether you went out last night … Continue reading

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Coming out as non-vegetarian

I EAT meat. There. I said it. I’m waiting for the lightening bolt. Or the lentil bolt. Or whatever it is all those who take issue with my choice might throw at me. I’ve always eaten meat. When I don’t, … Continue reading

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