Posts Tagged "streghe"

Join me for this online event: Ancestral Herbs and Tree Medicine of My Italian Great-Grandmother, the Strega

I am having a great time putting together this talk. It has inspired me to reflect and review the past nine years since I published The Strega and the Dreamer  and put together new material about what this journey has been and how it continues to unfold. April 28th 6-8pm PST $10-$30 Donation Sign up and get tickets here A benefit for the Sonoma County Herb Association/Exchange Join Theresa C. Dintino in a live conversation about her great-grandmother’s teachings from the Strega tradition of Italy, including her favorite herbal allies, the meaning of the Cimaruta, (adorned branch of rue) the...

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Why Ancestor Work is Important

The ancestors are a major part of divination and many other kinds of spiritual work. This can be perplexing for some who have no relationship to their ancestors and downright disturbing for those who feel they do not like their ancestors. The way I like to look at it is: an ancestor is anything that has given birth to us in some way and therefore continues to be an evolving part of us. Yes, the stars are our ancestors, bacteria are our ancestors, and humans too are our ancestors, even if we prefer that were not the case. At this time on the planet we all have a lot of ancestors. We continue...

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The Goddess Diana: the Tree, the Forest, the Grove

I have, for many years, been bothered with my inability to fully connect with the descriptions and definitions of the Goddess Diana of Italian lore. Being of the Italian Strega lineage I felt that of course, it should come automatically to me. But the truth is, until we have a direct experience with something, we often do not fully connect. We can read all the books we want but if we do not feel it in our bodies, it does not make sense. That is the way it is for me anyway. I knew Diana as the oak tree. That I could understand intellectually because my work is completely intertwined and...

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New Book Release—The Amazon Pattern

Announcing the Release of my New Book  The Amazon Pattern: A Message from Ancient Women Diviners of Trees and Time by Theresa C. Dintino I am so excited to tell you about the release of my newest book, The Amazon Pattern: A Message from Ancient Women Diviners of Trees and Time. The book describes a poignant and powerful turning point in my life initiated by an encounter with a very special Tree. It feels very important to share the message of this Tree and what it has taught me with you. Learn about the history and art of divination, my own personal journey toward becoming a diviner, the...

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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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