Ones who have a ‘healing ability’ often describe themselves as a Hollow Bone. The conduit or channel through which the healing energy moves. We move beyond our own Self to be filled with the power of the Multiverse, so it can move through us where needed. As an Empty Vessel we clear our minds of expectation so that we may be filled with the goodness of all things. All humans have the capacity for such experiences.
Last night people gathered to experience the feelings of Hollow Bone and Empty Vessel. Drum, rattle, flute and singing bowl were played. Voices were activated. Straws, bones and empty vessels were experienced. Each person had their unique experience, and each left feeling better than when they arrived.
The following is a good 4 step description of the process, as shared by Frank Fools Crow:
Frank Fools Crow was a revered Lakota Holy Man who taught that you must become like a “hollow bone” to be a great healer. He believed that to become a conduit for the source of all creation fulfills the destiny of the human spirit: to sustain the order of existence. According to Fools Crow, “We are called to become hollow bones for our people, and anyone else we can help. We are not supposed to seek power for our personal use and honor. What we bones really become is the pipeline that connects Wakan Tanka, the helpers and the community together.” In his becoming a hollow bone, Fools Crow believed that he went through four stages:
2. Then he recognized himself as a clean tube, ready to be filled with hope, possibilities, and anxious to be filled with power.