Introduction to Elder Mountain Dreaming

Read First…  Elder Mountain Dreaming is a small sacred space to nourish the soul of the dreamer, the empath, the sensitive and the healers. Phoenix, Juniper and Burnt Stone have come together as artists, healers and dreamers to give service to community, to support those on a spiritual self-healing journey. We align with the spiritual artist, moon people,…

Babylonian Folktale “Appointment in Samarra”

Having a few friends from Baghdad, especially the one who is very spiritual and a dreamer, I quite enjoyed this folktale because I have always viewed Death as a feminine essence of the primordial Grandmother ever since I was a child, from her cave eras of earth long before any king was yet born. I still…

Water for Body & Soul part 2

Every three months I remind everyone here or on our facebook, to drink 2 or 3 glasses of water during everyday, during our year water challenge which ends Dec 3, 2018. This challenge of drinking water helps fuel our emotional body, our moist soul (astral body) and our physical body. Part 1 is here. Wendy…

Crystals are Not for Empaths, Emos or Dreamers

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Although very beautiful and pretty, not everyone should have Crystals & Gems around them, nor should they work with them or work on others with them if they are a healer. You won’t read this anywhere else, the advocate for health at the level in which I work as…

Third New Moon of Spring

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings Dreamers, Moon People, Artists and Healers, we begin our last New & Full Moon of Spring on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Spring is ruled by the Maiden and the first Season of the year so according to the natural or natures year, we all get our new beginning….

The Mystery of the Ancient Spiral Paths

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain (if you share, please share the link, not parts of this article, thank you for supporting Elder Mountain Dreaming ©) Spiral Medicines are the Prehistory Spiral journey and spiritual path to bring down the Moon Medicines, integrating them within as a living practice with the seasons of nature, the cycles of the 13…

Mi’kmaq Magic, Weather and Medicine

The Mi’kmaq Nation are people at Tufts Cove, Nova Scotia in Canada and their name Mi’kmaq derives from the term nikmaq, meaning “my kin-friends”. They have significant populations in Canada, United States (Maine); Newfoundland, Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, British Columbia and Prince Edward Island. Related ethnic groups are the Abenaki, Maliseet, Passamaquoddy,…

Second New Moon of Spring

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings artists, dreamers and lunar muses, I hope that your last moon cycle was supported, slightly challenging and you recognized at least one awareness or change, in a positive letting go. As we build our emotional foundation for the year, we start again with the Second New Moon of Spring…

Regulus in Virgo – The New Mythmaker Begins

Compiled by Phoenix of Elder Mountain – If Astrology was written by world famous writers, philosophers or religious scribes today, when writers were still gods, these changing times upon us at the collective level would read something like this…  “We now decree, the Officials of and Rulers of Cosmology, under the Royal Star of Regulus –  has officially…

Dziewanna – Slavic Spring and Summer Goddess, the Season of Fire.

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – The Goddess as Mother Earth herself is my relationship to the Slavic traditions of Marzanna, also called Marowit & Dziewanna (pronounced gee-wanna) who is also called Devana. There are many fertility goddesses in the pagan Slavic pantheon and they pretty much represent the Maiden (Venus) and her fertility transformation into child bearing…

She Wolves of Midwinter, Slavic & Balkan Animism (part 2/2)

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain ( To go to Part 1 ) – Animism and my Shaman dreaming ritual continued from part one: Dex is in High School and does drugs weekly, and because of that, he was weak in the dream and had lost power and if he continues this behavior in his waking life, by 30…

Slavic Moon Wards and Wardcraft for the Dreamers

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Slavic amulets are as old as woman herself and they have the power for both the good and selfish means. Our artist/shaman ancestors valued symbolism from neolithic times and shared their sacred creativity on rocks and caves, the same as modern sacred artists, peasants, wizards, witches, embroiderers and weavers, and…

The Mind and Shadows of the Mental Body

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – For three thousand years we have been on the great quest, the great journey and all manifestations of the Mind Cult. Everything we live today, from bridges, to clear cut trees, to universities and written languages, to the military, to cities have all fallen understand the sun and its rise to…

Spring’s Rebirth – Slavic and Balkan Pysanky

Compilation by Phoenix of Elder Mountain – The Rites of Spring is about honoring our rebirth and the earth’s rebirth, this has specific rituals that are ancient and help us stay connected to our moon nature, our soul and our emotional nature in a positive way. Here at Elder Mountain we do the ritual of building the…

The 13th Moon & First New Moon of Spring

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Blessings beautiful Moon People, Artful Dreamers, Creative Artists, Soulful Dancers, Witches, Wild Women and Men and everyone inbetween. We begin our 13th Moon & the First New Moon of Spring on Saturday, March 17, 2018 and the Spring Equinox, Tuesday, March 20th! Its the season of endings and new beginnings as ‘endings’…

Melusine and the Water Beings

Compilation & additions by Phoenix of Elder Mountain – A Melusine is a twin-tailed siren and mermaid, associated with numerous stories and legends, and is imbued with symbolic meaning in alchemy. The most common iteration of the Siren is Melusine from medieval legend. Melusine (sometimes, Melusina) was, according to legend, beautiful woman with a disturbing tendency to…

Aphelion of the Dreaming Moon’s Phases of Change

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – I am a Daughter of the Moon, a Dreamer with the Moon Birds, a Swimmer in the River of Life, a Huntress who puts boundaries on the shadows of the Moon and a seasonal (time) keeper of moontime (without clocks or the sun’s time.) I was born to live and…

Purifying the Dancing Waters, the Water of Life and the Water of Death

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain –  Our life giving waters on earth have the most primordial roots because water is a spirit element. Elements have the most ancient guardians from the water Dragons to the newer Ravens, who fetch both the “Water of Life” and the “Water of Death”. The lame crow obtains cures from…

Uranus in Taurus 2018-2026

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – This Uranus in Taurus is special to me as an astrologer, because its going to fill in my T-Square at 6 degrees Taurus, completing my T-square planets of Uranus, Neptune, Juniper, Sun, Venus and Chiron (in cadent houses). Since my Sun is in Aquarius and opposite Uranus nataly, I…

Nightmares, Bad Dreams, Demonic Dreaming and some Dream Medicine

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – After I mastered meditation (slowing down the mind to the zero point, which results in slowing down time), it thrusted me into my higher mind’s awareness. Then I headed my two past life karmic lives which was a twenty year painful detox mixed with that demonic eternal wrath. This…

The Light Side of the Night

The Light side of the Night is the ancient Dreaming cultures and the later Shamanic cultures of earth which were created, lead, nurtured and dominated by the grandmothers. Oh but we fell asleep and when writing came and symbols into writing, she was left out of the stories, the legends and even her names. Only…

Empaths – A “Hug Free” Spiritual Diet

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Everyone one likes a hug, it comforts us when we are children and when we are adults. A hug is a sign of affection and shows us that we care for others and other care about us. But outside our family, for some of us, hugs can be a…

Slavic Goddesses

When web pages were new in the early 90s and 00s – you could find any goddess name on the web and there were tens of thousands of them. But now, everything that was, is practically gone, people move on, or they close down their websites etc and things tend to be more gentrified on…

Third New Moon of Winter

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings and welcome Dreamers, Artists, Healers, Singers, Soul and Moon Lovers! We are now entering our last and final moon cycle of Winter, which includes a partial Solar Eclipse on Thursday February 15, 2018 @ at 27º Aquarius (traditionally the Pisces New Moon). For the newbies here, see the link…