Links of Interest

Here is a list of websites that Brenda and Joan visit regularly because they expand consciousness in our world. Click to move to the one you wish to visit:

Peer Spirit is the home of Christina Baldwin and Ann Linnea. Here you will find informarion on Wilderness Events, Storytelling, Circle Process, and all related information:

Animas Valley Institute is the site of Bill Plotkin's offerings for connecting soul and nature, with many levels of experience and a variety of teachers:

Loretto Maryholme Retreat Centre, run by the Loretto Sisters on Lake Simcoe, ON, Canada, is a place where Brenda offers workshops and retreats. They have many other offerings:

Nine Gates Mystery School offers a powerful way to become immersed in the mysical practices of nine of the world's major spiritual traditions. Joan is a graduate:

Four Winds Society is a school of shamanistic training based on the work of ancient Peruvian Shamans. Joan is a student and participant of this school:

Munay-ki: The Munay-Ki are the nine great rites of initiation of the medicine way. The word munay means “I love you” or “BE AS THOU ART.” The Munay-Ki are the nine gates that heal us and transform our human energy field into that of homo luminous.

Diarmuid O'Murchu is a prolific writer and teacher in the fields of spirituality, cosmology, sociology and religious life. His work is radical and challenging, and stretches previous conditioned thinking in whatever area he writes about:

Institute of Noetic Sciences was founded by Edgar Mitchel after his return from space, and works to research and promote the relationship of science and spirituality:

Wilderness Rites (Ann Stine) offers opportunities and teachings that invite people to connect with nature in nature:

School of Lost Borders was among the first places in our time to initiate people into their own lives within the experience of the natural world:

Shift in Action is a site dedicated to highlighting and promoting the great shifts in consciousness that are happeing in today's world. This site is filled with interviews, films and downloads of teachers and speakers in the area of consciousness:

Margaret Wheatley is a foremost writer and teacher in the areas of organizational development, transformation, conversations for change, and leadership development. See her work at

The Christine Center is a Sanctuary for Spiritual Deepening and Global Transformation in the lineage of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi, the Christine Center embraces persons of all spiritual paths in a natural Sanctuary. It is situated in a tranquil forest setting with guest house, hermitages (small cabins), and camping on 125 secluded acres.