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Mimi Young in cream sweater leans forward and looks at camera

An animist’s forecast: 2 Key Themes for the rest of 2022

August was a midpoint for the lunar new year, igniting a major portal for the remaining months chaperoned by the Water Tiger. In many ways, the first 6 months of this lunar year was like a washing machine, where energies, circumstances, intentions, and reference points are jumbled, chaotic, and unclear. August, the seventh month this lunar year, felt much like

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Mimi Young dressed in terracotta coloured sweater and light blue jeans sits against green walls

Spirit is the Body

There are some spiritual beliefs that are focused on freeing spirit from matter, from the body. There is also another way, an ancient way— the animist tradition that sees the Spirit in Matter, in the Body. We do not typically find it miraculous when something breaks down or dissolves, but when spirit is made flesh, when something visible comes out of

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Black and white image of spirit communicator - animist intuitive

About Spirit Communication

We start off with one question / area of exploration, though that doesn’t mean you only receive one message from the spirit guides. The one question is simply to get the ball rolling, and as with the spokes of a wheel, this first spoke connects to the greater wheel, and integrates many other concerns as well. Oftentimes the wheel of

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MImi Young, intuitive animist, looks downwards, and hair flows around her face

Dancing with Fear

In my heaviest, gloomiest days, these are the choruses I am confronted with:⁣ ⁣ “I have no friends; I do not belong”.⁣ “What I do has no meaning.”⁣ “I create more problems.”⁣ ⁣ I know these thoughts are not true, but it doesn’t mean the thoughts don’t have a momentary hold on me. ⁣ ⁣ And sitting with Tea, she

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A hand holds to turn a page of a book. A cup of tea is nearby

Recommended Reads (2022)

Reading, for leisure, is about as delicious as it gets. With a pot of Tea, some dappled sun, and the barely-noticed sound of birds or rustling leaves, make it even sweeter. When a few clients had reached out wondering what I’ve been reading lately, it made sense to put the list together and share it with Ceremonie’s community. This list

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A blurred image of Mimi Young, intuitive and animist

Spirits in the Home

A poltergeist or something else? We live with and in parallel with many other beings, some visible to us, others not so much. As an animist, my work is to explore the conversations around decentering humans, and the practice we can engage in to be in relationship with the energies and consciousness that are in us and greater than us.

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Mimi Young in cream sweater leans forward and looks at camera

An animist’s forecast: 2 Key Themes for the rest of 2022

August was a midpoint for the lunar new year, igniting a major portal for the remaining months chaperoned by the Water Tiger. In many ways, the first 6 months of this lunar year was like a washing machine, where energies, circumstances, intentions, and reference points are jumbled, chaotic, and unclear. August, the seventh month this lunar year, felt much like

Read More »
Mimi Young dressed in terracotta coloured sweater and light blue jeans sits against green walls

Spirit is the Body

There are some spiritual beliefs that are focused on freeing spirit from matter, from the body. There is also another way, an ancient way— the animist tradition that sees the Spirit in Matter, in the Body. We do not typically find it miraculous when something breaks down or dissolves, but when spirit is made flesh, when something visible comes out of

Read More »
Black and white image of spirit communicator - animist intuitive

About Spirit Communication

We start off with one question / area of exploration, though that doesn’t mean you only receive one message from the spirit guides. The one question is simply to get the ball rolling, and as with the spokes of a wheel, this first spoke connects to the greater wheel, and integrates many other concerns as well. Oftentimes the wheel of

Read More »
MImi Young, intuitive animist, looks downwards, and hair flows around her face

Dancing with Fear

In my heaviest, gloomiest days, these are the choruses I am confronted with:⁣ ⁣ “I have no friends; I do not belong”.⁣ “What I do has no meaning.”⁣ “I create more problems.”⁣ ⁣ I know these thoughts are not true, but it doesn’t mean the thoughts don’t have a momentary hold on me. ⁣ ⁣ And sitting with Tea, she

Read More »
A hand holds to turn a page of a book. A cup of tea is nearby

Recommended Reads (2022)

Reading, for leisure, is about as delicious as it gets. With a pot of Tea, some dappled sun, and the barely-noticed sound of birds or rustling leaves, make it even sweeter. When a few clients had reached out wondering what I’ve been reading lately, it made sense to put the list together and share it with Ceremonie’s community. This list

Read More »
A blurred image of Mimi Young, intuitive and animist

Spirits in the Home

A poltergeist or something else? We live with and in parallel with many other beings, some visible to us, others not so much. As an animist, my work is to explore the conversations around decentering humans, and the practice we can engage in to be in relationship with the energies and consciousness that are in us and greater than us.

Read More »