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Mending Medicine: Humility and the Otherworld

What happens when you show up in humility to the divine? When we bow our heads to the earth and to spirit?’ –Liv Wheeler

Oftentimes we simply ask Spirit and the Divine to help us, to meet our needs. As such, we have forgotten to offer our hearts to those who walk with us, we have forgotten the true essence of reciprocity. This broken circle needs mending. Yet we need not learn, only remember.

The many nations of the ‘little people’ around the world hear our prayers and lovingly tend our soul’s paths. They have been known as the Kontomble, the Menehune, the Huldufolk, the Chahochina and the first humans. These spirit-beings have unfailingly carried tradition, art, music, medicine, memory, and hope across the ages. They are our relatives, our teachers and allies, and they pour their love into stewarding the rise in human consciousness and the health of the Earth. But why aren’t we apt to extend our gratitude and service to the ‘little people,’ to the Divine, to the Earth in kind? Is this because we have forgotten how to bow to Spirit?

Together we will explore what happens if we bow in reverence and humility to Earth and to Spirit. We will lay flower petals and sit crossed legged at their feet ready to learn and to serve. We will breathe into gentleness and being and listen. We will hear from Kontomble to learn what we may offer instead of taking, how we may help instead of needing. We will bow our heads in humble honoring and begin to mend the circle.

Saturday, April 29, 2017


Donation Based (details below) 

Portland, Oregon

with Kontomble Voice Diviner, Liv Wheeler

 Photography by Zen Cohen,

Photography by Zen Cohen,

Liv Wheeler currently resides in Washington State and is an initiated Kontomble Voice Diviner, speaking in the tongue of the 'little people'. She studied and apprenticed with Malidoma Some for 8 years and spent months at a time working with the diviners and shamans in Burkina Faso, West Africa. She currently teaches workshops and facilitates rituals throughout the U.S. and abroad to help connect people with their ancestors, Kontomble, as well as other elemental forces.

Feeding Spirit Feeds us.

Thanks to a very generous offering of support, the ritual will be offered on a donation basis. As such, we hope that the medicine of the day may be able to reach any and all who are called to join us in ceremony and community. The donation can be any amount you feel called to offer or that is comfortable to you at this time. Please know that all are welcome and no one will be turned away.

Please email to register with your name. You will then receive the location address and more information on how to prepare for our time together. 

Donations can be made via PayPal:, Friends & Family. 

We look forward to being in ceremony and community with you!