READ FIRST – Introduction to EMD & Phoenix’s Healing and Teaching

Elder Mountain Dreaming is an intimate (small) sacred space to nourish the soul of the dreamer, to heal the emotional body of the empath, and to atone to the sensitive nature of the spiritual seeker and the artists within the great creative within. Phoenix, Juniper and Burnt Stone have come together through fate, as artists, healers and…

Autumn Equinox and the First Full Moon of Autumn 2018

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings Dreamers, we have three events on this first full moon of Autumn. The Autumn Equinox on Saturday, September 22, along with Libra in Mercury from September 22 – October 9 and the Full Moon of Autumn, on Monday September 24, 2018. These are very strong communication scenarios for the…

The Golden Ecliptic, Pluto conjuncts her own South Node

This article is written by my fellow west coast astrologer Cerena in Santa Barbara, CA, check out her website. I shared her article because its an extremely important event, along with The Royal Star Regulus passing all power from Leo (patriarch) to the healing feminine of Virgo. We also have the Pluto return of the US…

Empath and the Soul

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – We empaths are a complicated mess for many years until we get serious about our healing journey.  Someone had asked a question on a group I was in, about changing from a mind government, to an empath government. My answer is no, because the path of the Empath is…

First New Moon of Autumn 2018

By Phonenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings moon dreamers, thanks for returning for some more moon medicine this month. We start our second year of the Moontime Culture and the “First Moon of Autumn” starts Sunday, September 9, 2018. The Autumn Equinox is Saturday, the 22nd of September. Its been a long summer and I hope…

Third Moon of Summer 2018

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings dreamers, moon lovers, spiritual seekers and sacred artists who are dedicating to this work-study of weaving the moon life, the dreaming life, the sobriety life and bringing all these closer with intention work. Our Third New Moon of Summer begins on Saturday, August 11, 2018 followed by the Full Moon on August 26….

Magical Deer Woman, our Pre-Pagan Ancestors

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Deer Goddess, Deer Woman, Magical Deer Spirit, Hind of the Woods, Elen of the ways and more, are all ancient descriptions of the initiations of the eras of grandmother’s shamanic and prhistory leadership of shamanic cultures. The mystical and magical rites through initiations for women, were through her adoration and connection with…

Spirit Terminology

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – There are so many religions, indigenous religions,  philosophies and mythologies today from the abundant written and oral tradition accumulation of knowledge over the last three millenniums. Everyone can be spiritually knowledgeable today, even without any experience in life, while they are in the learning stages.  They key is to not…

Regional traditional folk symbolism of Lublin, Poland

Phoenix of Elder Mountain Dreaming – Some of my ancestors are from Lublin, Poland and when I ran across this article (source at the bottom) of Traditional art of the rural community, I thought I would share. Its motifs, patterns and ornaments in folk tradition, folk dress, folk objects and talisman of Lublin shows many…

Death and the Mysterious Shamans

Phoenix of Elder Mountain Dreaming (compilations and additions) – I have always known that powerful shamans, if interrupted by death in our collective work to eradicate darkness on this planet before their real time to leave, could find restitution and keep their work going even after death without black magic but of the light. Mystical…

Second Moon of Summer 2018

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – (All articles are written by Phoenix from her experiences of a forty year initiations of wrathful dismemberment, permission is needed to share).  Greetings dreamers, artists and moon people, we begin our 2nd New Moon of Summer on Thursday, 12 July 2018. All of you know that I don’t usually use the…

Elder Mountain’s Folk Smudge – Autumn 2018

Our Seasonal Autumn Smudge is available now until October (because it sells fast). Our formula here at Elder Mountain is locally hand collected and dried seasonally all summer in small batches. Each bag of nature’s natural herbs and wild flowers have been hand picked in the mountains, on our land and cured and dried to enrich…

The Enchanter’s Daughter

Illustrations by Errol Le Cain and Written by Antonia Barber – The princess believes that she is the daughter of the Enchanter with whom she lives in an isolated castle. She has no name other than “Daughter”, and she has vague dreams in which she can remember another life, in which she has a name.  …

Blackberry Folk Traditions

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – We have lots and lots of Blackberries bushes and hedges that grow all around Elder Mountain. We collect the fruit for eating, the leaves for an herbal tea winter remedy and the twigs for a folk smudge stick. I love blackberries in the mid to late summer and they…

28 Mansions of the Moon and their Virtues

Celestial Intelligencer of 1801, by Francis Barrett, Book Two, Chapter 33 From Page 153: …While the Moon wanders, it obtains other powers and virtues; but every one of these mansions, contained twelve degrees, whose names and also their beginnings in the Zodiac of the eight sphere, are these: The Mansions in the First Quarter of Heaven…

Snail Totem, Black Snail and Folklore

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – (All articles are written by Phoenix from her experiences of a forty year initiations of wrathful dismemberment, permission is needed to share). On the morning of the Summer Solstice, I was going outside and I look down on the front porch, and there was the tiniest black snail. I wondered…

First Moon of Summer 2018

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – All Phoenix lunar and moon work is copyrighted so please do not use any part of her seasonal moon information for you own books or teachings without her permission. Greetings dreamers, healers, artists and moon people, we now enter our  first of “Three Moons of Summer” which begins June 13,…

Legend of the Miskhorskaya Rusalka

In the Crimea there is a legend about this mermaid, in the vicinity of the Village of Miskhor. In one of the small houses there lived a young maiden of Arz. For many years she was in love with the shepherd Abiy-aka, who was also in love with her. Sometimes they met at the spring,…

Protection of houses against evil in the region of Mazovia, Poland

Article by Llamus Dworski – ‘Lamus Dworski’ is dedicated to Poland – Polish history, archaeology, arts, culture, folklore, curiosities, and more. Visit her site @ https://lamusdworski.files.wordpress.com People in the old Polish countryside were very particular about maintaining certain rites and preparing protective accessories in their household and the whole farm enclosure. These customs stemmed from pre-Christian Slavic…

Introvert and Empath

  By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Being a sensitive makes a person highly sensitive to the energy and emotional energy swirling all around them, which naturally tends to make them withdraw socially and for other to withdraw in intervals from social situations, or festivals etc. Sensitive’s and Empath’s can be both introverts or extroverts….

Babylonian Folktale “Appointment in Samarra”

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

The Dreaming Spring : 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 – Crystals are very beautiful and pretty, but unfortunately not everyone should have or work with Crystals & Gems. Maybe we can, but if you are a healer, then hear me out. Working on other people (clients) and their issues, does not mean they are like us, and doesn’t mean…

Third Moon of Spring 2018

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings Dreamers, Moon People, Artists and Healers, we begin our last and Third New 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. Our…

The Mystery of the Ancient Spiral Paths

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Spiral Medicines are before grandfather’s kingdoms, religions and paganism and whats left from artists carvings on stone are from prehistory. As we now begin to enter posthistory, as the ancient grandmothers teachings return again to earth and this natural journey is to align and return to all of the selves, with…