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An African Shaman Explains What It Means To Answer The Healer’s Call

Written by on March 14, 2018 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health with 0 Comments
An African Shaman Explains What It Means To Answer The Healer’s Call

In Africa, experienced elders and healers rally to help the individual, and their sickness becomes a gift which can help other people. This is vastly different from modern Western culture, where behavioral and psychological anomalies are perceived as chemical imbalances, neurosis, and other problems that need to be ‘fixed’ in order to achieve conformity and uniformity in behavior and identity. This short video speaks to the cultural differences in how these disturbances are viewed, and to the sincere value in paying attention to and answering the healer’s call.

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