VII. Ash – Chariot

VII. Ash – Chariot – Life Force Genus: Fraxinus – Family: Oleaceae Ash trees are associated with life force energy, creative expression and the power of the spoken word. They inspire us to sense the energy of the words we hear to understand their true meaning. The first letter “A” in the English alphabet is directly…

Autumnal Equinox

Autumnal Equinox – Sept 22nd – 2018 “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” –  Albert Camus A time to release – Fall is the season that honors the natural process of death within the great cycle of life (birth/spring, life/summer, death/fall, rebirth/winter). The fall equinox is also “Nature’s Thanksgiving” as a time of…

VI. Pomegranate – Love

VI. Pomegranate – Love – Passion Genus: Punica – Family: Lythraceae Pomegranate signals a time of passion, fertility and discernment. They are symbols of abundance and eternal love. Empedocles (Greek philosopher 490–430BCE) felt the forces of nature (earth, air, water, fire) were brought into union through love and separated by strife. This harmony of opposites…

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 hold space as we search for our personal and collective roots. When entering a redwood forest, we immediately feel calmer, grounded and inspired….

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….