Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Lesson from a rose hip

Quote from Rose Hips and Thistles, by Marion McCready(see below for full poem) A solitary hip on our balcony rose bush … It’s an unpredictable plant, offering only one or two blossoms a year, with one often blooming when it snows (like this one did) and one in late summer. The colour of the flower… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Lesson from a rose hip

Earth Medicine

Scent, a portal to plant communication

“They say that the scent of a flower is its spirit.”from The White Witch by Elizabeth Goudge It was believed that the scents of flowers were messages from angels and saints, from Holy Spirit. I agree that some scents can certainly be heavenly, but others give a distinct message: stay away! I prefer to think… Continue reading Scent, a portal to plant communication

Earth Medicine, Spirituality, Witchy Ways

Creating a Relationship with your Plant Allies

A member of our Wise Woman Bean Gealach Circle recently asked about working with Clover as a plant ally, and what that meant.  I responded on a herbal/medicinal level but also suggested I would post separately about what it means to work with our Plant Allies from a shamanic perspective, not just a medicinal one.… Continue reading Creating a Relationship with your Plant Allies