Posts Tagged "trees"

What is a Coven?

For many years I believed the coven was a group of women that met at certain phases of the moon and carried out sacred work dedicated to women’s medicine. I tried and tried to create a coven. My efforts kept failing. Finally, I learned the Italian word for coven, boschetto. In Italian, this is the same word as grove. The fact that these two words are the same in Italian was very interesting to me. I began to hold this knowing in my consciousness. One day, while doing spirit work with a grove of trees on a local mountain, I was shown that the coven is and always was the trees.  The circle of...

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A Recording for and about the Trees

In September of 2016 I gave a talk at Many Rivers Books and Teas in Sebastopol, CA on my Tree Medicine Trilogy of books. The recording of that event has been made available only recently. I thought I would share it here for anyone that may be interested in listening. In the talk I discuss working with trees on a spiritual level, what I mean when I speak of Tree Medicine, read from the books, Teachings from the Trees, The Amazon Pattern and Notes from a Diviner in the Post Modern World and answer questions from the audience. It was a good night and the discussion was fun and lively. Here’s...

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Notes From a Diviner in the Postmodern World and Teachings from the Trees now available in ebook format

My two most recent books, Notes from a Diviner in the Postmodern World and Teachings from the Trees are now available for download in ebook format. Notes From a Diviner in the Postmodern World: A Handbook for Spirit Workers What does it mean to bring indigenous wisdom to the postmodern world? How do divination and ritual fit into modern society? How does one integrate ancient spiritual teachings into a western mindset while remaining true to the original meaning? Notes from a Diviner in the Postmodern World: A Handbook for Spirit Workers is a guidebook for both diviners and spirit workers of...

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At Times Like These it Helps to Listen to the Wisdom of the Trees

“Not that I want to be a god or a hero. Just to change into a tree, grow for ages, not hurt anyone.” ― Czesław Miłosz These are tumultuous times for many of us. The news is difficult; there are many polarities and disagreements being revealed. There is a lot of violence and conflict. There is much uncertainty about what the future holds. We may find ourselves feeling unbalanced and far from our still center. At times like these, one of the best things we can do is seek wisdom from and respite with our tree friends Because they are rooted deeply into the Earth while strongly reaching toward...

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New Class in January 2017: Introduction to Elemental Earth Medicine

with Theresa C. Dintino & Sarah Wieland 8 Wednesdays in 2017 Jan 11,18, 25, February 1,8,15 & 22 and March 1 6-8:30 p.m. cost: $325.00 payment due in full by January 1, 2017 location in Sebastopol, CA Register here.   Class Description The Earth wants her medicine and her medicine workers back. Come and see if you are one of them. This 8 week class covers the introductory ways of Elemental Earth Medicine. Learn about the 5 elements and how to work with them: fire, water, mineral, earth and the wild. Meet and interact with ancestors and unseen energies in other dimensions to help...

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