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Spirit MattersNot going to rate or review because I only read half the book DisclosureI received this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review Matt Pallamary has written an book DisclosureI received this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review Matt Pallamary has written an memoir of his ourney through the violent ungle of his origins to the deep interior of his

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and mind finally delivering to the rainforest of Peru and the person he is today Spirit Matters shows us graphic realities most haven t seen dangerous inner city streets the struggles to leave them behind and a form of spirituality alternative to mainstream Western culture Matt is a respected San Diego writer and workshop leader at writing conferences Initially known for his horror stories he became interested in shamanism and Indigenous cultures producing a book Land Without Evil which was recently adapted to stage Research led him toward experiential understanding of natural substances used for centuries in religious rituals in South America and elsewhereYears ago Matt and I crossed paths in Palenue Mexico and became friends I knew he had a rough start he referred to himself as a Boston street fighter raised in an Irish Catholic ghetto But I had no idea until I read this memoir it s a miracle he made it out alive Such life experiences instill deep seated limitations in the mind about what s acceptable possible one s own worth or if anything or anyone is safe The expected path is predictive and short But Matt had something else operating as well knowledge that a deeper life was available for him The honesty in which he describes his internal conflicts which kept him in a two steps forward three steps back shuffle for years is poignant and realIn this memoir he also documents academic research on the use of visionary plants in Indigenous cultures alluding to their use in early Christianity as well but secreted His experiential research drew him to Mexico and then repeatedly to the Peruvian rainforest where he engaged in intensive ayahuasca ceremonies over several days at a time with a shaman initiated to lead them not a spiritual ourney for the faint hearted Ayahuasca is known to usher the traveler through a threshold to truth The truth may be an experience of the Divine or Civil Rights and the Environment in African American Literature 1895 1941 just as easily a slide into the Dark Night of the Soul Either way an instrument of transformation as he says below I saw it in theungle of the landscapes of my visions the truth was. Spirit touches us in every moment of our existence; only most of us are caught up in the dramas that we have created in our lives blinding us to a reality far greater than anything we can imagine with our rational minds It is simply a matter of awareness Though we often feel lost and abandoned in a cold and uncaring world the truth is that we live in the illusion of our own self created ex. That the darkness ultimately lived inside me Ayahuasca the ability to find and exploit my ability to find and exploit my fears bringing terror in direct proportion to the depth of the particular fear it tapped into constituting part of an amazing process of self discoveryThis is a beautiful story of one truly intrepid man a Warrior of the Spirit if I ever knew one who found his way out of a dark Star Wars: The Force Awakens jungle when so many of his friends and family did not Matt Pallamary is someone to be respected for his gritty honesty and intent toward Spirit aside from his capabilities as a writer Spirit Matters informs us while providing inspiration Available in print e book and audiobook through Ayahuasca is being used in the treatment of drug addiction its success rate now documented in a clinical study in Canada Go to MAPS to learn and download a copy of the study Life AffirmingThrough Pallamary s spirited lifeourney the reader is taken His story is proof that real life is crazier than fiction and so much thrilling Matt Pallamary has written an uncensored memoir of his Timo l'Aventurier tome 1 journey through the violentungle of his origins to the deep interior of his heart and mind finally delivering him to the rainforest of Peru and the person he is today Spirit Matters shows us graphic realities most haven t seen dangerous inner city streets the struggles to leave them behind and a Matthew Pallamary in this book comes across as three different people writing in three different styles At the books end he becomes far than three people as he narrates his experiences taking Ayahuasca under the direction of an experienced Peruvian shaman In the classic manner of rainforest spiritual cosmology he becomes one with the universe obliterating all dualism Parts of this experience are riveting parts seem repetitious but on the whole Pallamary gives the reader an inside view into the complex very other world of spirituality through plants Before that he is something very different The first third or so of Spirit Matters deals with Pallamary s rough and tumble boyhood in the gritty Dorchester section of Boston hard core Irish Catholic white racist where the only law is survive or be killed the only morality honor among theives Pallamary does a good ob conveying this edgy dangerous world which at times can sound like Ta Nehisi Coates Balti At other times the Boston section of Spirit Matters resembles Nick Ile away from the Source of our being which has never stopped loving us unconditionally The time has come to awaken and pass through the darkness of our fear induced slumber to embrace the light of truth and find our way back to the infinite light of love that comes to us from the Source of all creation Awareness is presence which means being fully present in the present right here right