Category Archives: herbs

Sacred Coca Leaves: An interview with J.E. Williams, OMD

(This interview with James Williams was published in my newsletter before 2012. It is still valid today as we navigate the fifth world.) Dr. Williams has over twenty-five years of experience in integrative medicine specializing in rejuvenation and longevity medicine … Continue reading

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Welcoming Brigid

Bride (Brìghde) or Brigid is a Celtic goddess of creativity, healing, and poetry. Imbolc is her holiday, falling on the first day of February. In Scotland, people lit candles in her honour and visited holy wells on her feast day. … Continue reading

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Healing with Nature

I recently attended Healing with Nature: a workshop about healing with wild medicinal plants of Florida. The workshop was held at Northwood Retreat Center, a permaculture center in Dade City, Florida. Herbalist Emily Ruff, director of the Florida School for … Continue reading

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Meeting Beautyberry

You’ve heard of people who talk to plants. So how do plants talk to people? Flower reading is one of the ways. You might think herbalists read about healing wild plants in books and then go looking for them in … Continue reading

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Flower Reading and Healing: Getting Started

(The following is from my free email series “Learn Flower Reading and Healing”. Sign up here to read more). Sometime today, take a walk outdoors. Find a flower that appeals to you. Ask to connect to its healing spirit. Weeds … Continue reading

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Following the “Ways” of our Wild Ancestors

“Rather than healing the Earth, we should be looking to the Earth to heal us.” –Paul Deveraux, Re-Visioning the Earth. This image from the Greenwood Tarot depicts Elen of the Ways. The “ways” are the trails ancient Europeans followed to hunt … Continue reading

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Free Email Series: Learn Flower Reading and Healing!

Forget the books! If you already work with flower essences or heal with flowers, this approach will help you connect with nature directly. If you don’t, this is a gentle introduction to one of nature’s most healing energies. It is … Continue reading

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Flower Power: Meeting A Flower Spirit

It’s a new solar year in the northern hemisphere and wildflowers are beginning to appear. It’s a wonderful time of year to explore healing with flowers of any kind, but an even better time to meet and work with wildflower … Continue reading

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