When I walk around Beaver Lake in Stanley Park here in Vancouver BC, like I did this weekend, I always like to say hello to this little tree... so many lessons there, so much medicine: how we all need a little support at times... how we each spring from the shoulders of our ancestors... how… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Wisdom from a Tree
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
I ended up foraging in an unexpected spot yesterday — my in-laws' front garden! As we approached their front door, I detected a lovely lemon fragrance so asked my father-in-law what he had growing. His reply, "Oh, those are just weeds... I can't get rid of them!" So with my handy secateurs (always in the trunk… Continue reading When life gives you weeds, make tea!