V. Redwood – Teachers

V. Redwood – Teachers – Council Genus: Sequoia – Family: Cupressaceae Endangered Redwoods encourage us to work together in community for the greater good. As a council of wise elders, these gentle giants also hold space for us as we create connections in search of our personal and collective roots. When entering a redwood forest their…

IV. Oak – Divine

IV.  Oak – Divine – Nature Genus: Quercus – Family: Fagaceae Oak reminds us of our inner strength and integrity as we reconnect with our divine nature. This is a time of revisiting our roots in order to heal old stories and wounds. Oak trees, which can live to be a 1000 years old, literally…

III. Fig – Earth

 III. Fig – Earth – Co-Creator Genus: Ficus – Family: Moraceae Fig trees represent our earthly nature as co-creators. As a keystone species, the fig spirit awakens our collective memory of belonging to each other. It inspires us to share our creative energy and desires. The fruit, also known as a fig, resembles a womb, symbolizing a…

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…