How Deep is Your Wound?

Shaman Dao
4 min readJan 31, 2023
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One of my favorite songs of all time has always been the Bee Gees, “How Deep is Your Love.”

Ever since I was in high school, I gravitated towards this song and this song only. Today, I found out why.

Seeking love in the darkest parts of my life led me to my greatest wound. And I’m not talking about partnership love nor the surface self-love most motivational gurus are selling you today. I mean that raw and flawless love, which floats underneath the darkness of our shadows. The kind you have to close your nose and mouth before you jump into type of love.

That self-fulfillment kind.

Half of my forty-two years in this body and plane have resulted in deep-diving to the depths of my soul through various and numerous healing paths. Each path has led me to a closer understanding of who I am and why I chose this life to reincarnate in. But still, there was always something more. I just couldn’t put my finger on it.

It’s been some time since I’ve written an article. Much of this time has been focused on giving myself grace while being plunged into darkness. At the same time most are plunging into ice baths. I do love a good ice bath.

As much as my deep dives have gone, every single nose dive has been with clear intention and very conscious. Today’s soul unfolding was brought to you by another shaman, who I enlisted to assist in retrieving a petrified hidden soul fragment. Hidden beyond my clasp every single time I came close.

Which begs the question, how many soul retrievals does one need? Answer: It all depends on the quality of the soul retrieval and/or healing modality.

Multi-dimensional beings living a multi-dimensional existence require a multi-dimensional answer.

My clients and students who have found me have something in common. Most, if not all of them were and are survivors of repeated abuse from sexual to mental during their developmental stages. A good chunk are also first-generation war survivors or children of war survivors.

Essentially, they are me and I am them.

Our wounds run deeper than most. This is not to compare trauma wounds as if they were some type of…

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Shaman Dao

I write about practical spirituality and things that go bump in the night. Find out your ‘why’ with The Quantum Why Meditation https://www.shamandao.com/links