Category Archives: Nancy’s Experiences

Events that have shaped Nancy’s life

Helping My Mother Cross Over

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA Little did I know how important this Meditation Art quilt would be for my mother when I gave it to her at Christmas. She died yesterday from complications from pancreatic cancer, having only been diagnosed a week … Continue reading

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The First Labyrinth I’ve not Been Able to Finish

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA I’ve walked many different labyrinths and loved them all. They’ve ranged from stone paths in the Catskills of New York State to a copy of the layout of the path at Chartres, France painted on a canvas … Continue reading

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Our Personal Auras and Sharing one with a Roadrunner

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  Nancy Smeltzer, MFA By pulling in our energy fields or auras, we often can communicate with animals and other sources of information around us. I was able to do that with a roadrunner while visiting the Joshua Tree Retreat … Continue reading

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Experiencing an Aura – Tracks in the Dirt

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA Looking for the auras of those who have passed by may seem like an unusual pastime, especially by looking in the dirt, but that’s exactly what I did when I was recently out at the Joshua Tree … Continue reading

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Who do I Think That I am to Call Myself a Healer?

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA Having just passed another birthday, I thought that it was a good time to evaluate who I am and how I bill myself to the world. On my art blog, I posted today about calling myself an … Continue reading

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Some Meanings you Just Have to Wait for

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It was my second night back from the retreat at Joshua Tree, California, USA. I had a very restless night,  and didn’t sleep well. I often have dreams where I don’t think I’m dreaming,  but upon awakening realize that I was. This … Continue reading

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Reconnecting With my Hell Sit Tree

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA In the previous posting, I spoke about how I and my group had helped an old grandmother cross over while we were blessing the prayer rattles that we had made. When I realized what was going on, … Continue reading

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Crossing Over in the Desert With a Lost Soul

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA I thought we were just going to go on  a hike. Little did I know I was about to go on a deep shamanic journey regarding helping a soul cross over in the desert when I recently went to … Continue reading

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Giving Birth to a Prayer Rattle

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Nancy Smeltzer, MFA My heart tribe, The Journey, was recently out at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center to celebrate New Beginnings for the upcoming year and to support each other in creatively and spiritually creating a life of passionate explorations. Before … Continue reading

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