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Doug Bruns

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In Focus with Doug Bruns
Posted: July 1, 2014

Energy healer Eva Goetz sends a gift to the gods, “this is grace – every day”

Eva Goetz shared her tradition as she “joyfully prayed” then prepared a gift to the gods. The gift, known as a despacho, is then offered to the water gods of South Portland. Goetz is a Peruvian trained, shamanistic energy healer.

“Every day we have the opportunity  … to breathe in the light of a new day and this is a gift. It’s such a gift. This is grace,” she said.

in focus presents a series of “micro-documentaries” exploring Maine life and personalities by photographer Doug Bruns. Exercising his unbridled curiosity for all things Maine, Doug shares his Maine experiences in these short (less than 3 minutes) audio-visual stories. View them all

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