Posts Tagged "priestess diviners"

The Amazon Pattern-Book 1 of the Tree Medicine Trilogy-is Now Available in ebook Format

The Amazon Pattern: A Message from Ancient Women Diviners of Trees and Time is now available in the kindle store. This file is friendly to most ereaders.  The Amazon Pattern is Book 1 of the Tree Medicine Trilogy I am releasing this spring. Many humans are currently experiencing unexpected, surprising or moving interactions with Trees. I know I am not the only one. Though interactions with Trees has been a persistent phenomena for humans throughout history, there does seem to be an upsurge in these types of exchanges in recent years. These three books were written as a way to reach out to...

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Let’s Talk About Divination

I was  interviewed on the radio show EVOLVE! with host Robin White Turtle Lysne. on Thursday December 18th, 2014. We had a lively conversation about divination, the writing process, great-grandmothers who were midwives in Europe and Earth medicine. Robin’s show is at Firefly Willows L*I*V*E! blogtalk radio. She is interested in the intersection of arts and healing and how the arts and the earth based arts help people deal with their consciousness.You may listen to the show here. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/fireflywillowslive/2014/12/18/evolve-with-robin-white-turtle-lysne ~Theresa C....

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The Amazon Tree

This post is a chapter from a forthcoming book I am writing, Women Diviners of Trees and Time: Messages from Ancient Amazon Priestesses For a number of years, I was in a women’s spiritual group who met to do Earth based rituals in Northern California once a month. For reasons that were not completely clear to any of us, we called ourselves The Cosmic Boatwomen. One day we set out to find and interact with a particular tree. We had been told through a divination that this tree wished to gift us with a song. The prescription was to make hats, find this tree and listen for the song. The...

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Stories They Told Me

Announcing the new publication of the second novel in my Crete series, Stories They Told Me, in paperback and ebook format. My first novel, Ode to Minoa, is the journey of snake priestess-prophetess, Aureillia, in Minoan Crete (1600 BCE) who, through a series of trance visions, witnesses the murder of the Goddess and the future of women as a result of this loss. After I completed that novel I wanted to understand what happened to men with the loss and murder of the Goddess. Stories They Told Me is the culmination of that effort. The novel explores the separation of men and women and the...

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Yggdrasil: The Scandinavian World Tree

Myths are cultural stories that reveal to us what happened to the wise ways when they were forced underground in the times of persecution. Often the myths have originally come through divination, which indicates the medicine people saw what was coming and divined on it. Large portions of the Norse myth cycle have come through the Völupsa, (song of the völva) a lengthy divination given by an ancient priestess-diviner of this tradition. The divinations were retold orally in prose and poetic form and eventually written down as The Prose Eddas in the 13th century in order to preserve the...

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