II. Ginkgo Biloba – Mystic

II. Ginkgo Biloba – Mystic – Initiation Genus: Ginkgo – Family: Ginkgoaceae Endangered Ginkgo Biloba signals a period of initiation into the mysterious nature of our duality and our unity. Both are reflections of our oneness. The word ginkgo, comes from the Chinese word yinxing, meaning “silver apricot.” Biloba refers to the “bi-lobed” shape of its leaves….

I. Almond – Magi

I. Almond –  Magi – Purpose – Genus: Prunus – Family: Rosaceae The almond tree heralds a time of action, concentration and magic. Its appearance reminds us of our soul’s unique quest to find purpose and meaning in life. This awareness of our own duality creates a sense of separation between our innocence and our power….

0. Birch – The Wonderer

  0. Birch – New Beginnings – The Wonderer Genus: Betula – Family: Betulaceae Birch trees are symbolic of the one who never stops wondering. They remind us of our childlike innocence and our inner resolve to adventure beyond the confines of the ordinary world. This ability sparks the imagination and heralds a time of…

Winter Solstice – Trees of Light

“The black moment is the moment when the real message of transformation is going to come. At the darkest moment comes the light.” – Joseph Campbell
 The Winter Solstice is symbolic of the archetypal mother “Earth,” giving birth to the “Sun,” who is also her “son.” It is a time of rebirth in the circle…

Tree Stories

“And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.” – William Shakespeare Trees have been and continue to be a cross-cultural and archetypal symbol for the human psyche and the story of mankind throughout the world. During the mid 20th…

Tree Facts

“But down deep, at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical.” – Carl Sagan There are approximately 3 trillion trees on earth as of May, 2017. (Published in Nature News, 9/2/15 – a global count of tree species was compiled by a team of scientists and databases from around the world.)…

Welcome to Tree Spirit Wisdom

Welcome to Tree Spirit Wisdom. My goal is to create a nurturing, educational and inspirational place for you to land and renew your soul. I believe trees have been silently guiding us on our journey through life from the moment we took our first breath. I also believe that we are all, metaphorically, living Trees…