Once upon a time I swore I had a heart, until the world I came to know, tore it all apart. So as I bent to pick up the tear soaked leaves, those pages of my book of dreams, I swore this to myself....
The next course in Mountain Woman Medicine's "Alchemy of the Seasons School" is Herb II: Emergency Holistic Wellness. When I first began working with Plants as Medicine it was for the direct purpose of tending to myself, whereever I was, with what I could find or already had planned, on-hand. Over the years it evolved … Continue reading Emergency Holistic Wellness
Hurts thrown down into a basement become Monsters that attempt to control us and others in its efforts to survive.
Mountain Woman Medicine was recently interviewed by the Natural Medicine group on Steemit. Here’s the full article! Purrrrrr. Delicious questions. ☺️🐾❤️🐾 This week, we're featuring @mtnwomanmedicine. She's a medicine goddess from the mountains, in deep with herbs and nurturing an amazing sustainable landscape called Nemeton. We hope you enjoy her thoughtful, detailed and informative replies! Constantly … Continue reading MWM Interview
Have you ever heard a response to someone in pain that began with, “You just have to turn inward and love yourself”? While it certainly doesn't transmit love and support very well, and it's definitely not much of an actual help in that moment in a distressed person’s life, it is also deeply true. In … Continue reading Shadow Work #4: Change, Patience, Actions and Collaboration.
Years ago, in the deep woods on another mountain, I played frequently with my shadow. I studied It’s nature. My shadow was on the ground in front of me...or behind me... I watched the patterns change throughout the day as the sun would slide into the horizon. Short silhouette shadows or long scrawny grey ones … Continue reading Shadow Work #3: Shadow Play, Separateness and Practicality
Language is a thing that wakes the mind from its slumber.