Holly Wood

Trees are magical, there is no doubt and those of us who love and respect them are far and few between. The Wood of the Holly is hard, compact and close-grained and its color is of beautiful white ivory that can be buffed to a very high polish.  When freshly cut the holly wood has a…

Third New Moon of Autumn

 By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Hello Dreamers, our next moon cycle begins on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 @ 26 degrees Scorpio. This moon brings us fire to dry out after last month’s long watery journey. As the season slows down more and more, we enter our third and final moon of the 3 moons of…

Nightly Whispers of the Winter’s Soul

I arrive at the shores between illusion & reality, between light and dark, between magic and bondage. Its easy to determine the realms of ghosts and spirit, when we ourselves have not touched any depth of our own ghosts. Fate offered some of us something greater than the small self, that is why most people do not believe in it….

Walk with the Dreamers

Lyrics for Walk with the Dreamers by Ambala feat. Laid Back Just a drop in the ocean Just the flesh in the night. Just a soul among billions With no place to hide The world keeps turning around While we;re sleeping safe and sound There is still long way to go I think i am…

Elder Tree and Elderberry Folklore

Juniper and I at Elder Mountain, went into the mountains close by to pick Elderberries last month and she made her yearly herbal remedy for the winter and it tastes delightful as a medicine. I thought I would look up the Elder Tree after our two days with the trees. I had said thank you to…

LYRICS – Body so fit So full of spark With affirmations As your wall art You were driven Eyes on the prize A yoga routine home exercise.  Now like the faded star In sunset blvd, I play the devoted butler. Morning coffees by the bed while all hard fought endeavors bring in diminished returns. You’re…

Second New Moon of Autumn

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Happy New Moon dreamers, empaths, healers, artists, dancers, druids, witches and moon people! We begin our Second New Moon of Autumn (26°35′ Libra) on Thursday, October 19, 2017 @ 12:12 pm (pdt). It is the traditional Scorpio New Moon and we enter the “fullness moon” of Autumn which is a celebration of…

Lightning Goddess Perunika’s Daughter – Lepa Mara

Lepa Mara means beautiful woman when she wakes up in March when the thunder god Perun, her father and the lightning goddess Perunika, her mother makes their first thunder and lightning together to open heaven’s gates in Spring for their daughter Mara. Mara and her Mother Perunika are symbols of feminine rebirth and resurrection of…

Zwezda Dnierca, Zwezda Wieczorniaia, and Zwezda Polnoca

The Zorya are the three Slavic Mythological Guardian (warrior) Goddesses, known as the Auroras. They guard and watch over the doomsday hounds (shadow people) who threatens to eat the constellations of the Great Bear and the Little Bear (Ursa Major & Minor).  If the chain breaks loose, the earth’s time is said to end and…

Star Light, Star Bright, Star Night – Earthly & Heavenly Goddesses of the Seasonal Cycles

  Goddess Astghik – Armenia  In the earliest prehistoric period Astghig, commonlyy referred to as Asya, Astghik, or Astlik, (Armenian: Աստղիկ) had been worshiped as the Armenian Goddess Deity of Creation which actually means Creator, later the sky light had been considered her personification making her a Sky Goddess.  In later heathen periods, she became the Goddess of love and demoted to…

First Full Moon of Autumn

By Phoenix the Elder – Blessings on this full moon dreamers in the beautiful month of October… we enter our 1st Full Moon of Autumn on October 5th 2017 @ 12 degrees Ares. Our signs and synchronicities begin three days before each new and full moon and if we can be flexible enough in our attention, we…

Huntress seeking the Sphinx – Thief of the Golden Light

  I know that she has golden eyes now,  a new found glory, from the emptiness of millenniums of wandering. This has brought her into the target of my golden sight. She has stolen the golden from four billion newly unborn souls and the youngest children, who were never protected. All because her “ancient paradise” no longer existed….

Directions for Elder Mountain’s monthly Lunar Work-Study

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – We have been getting a lot of new participators on our monthly lunar practice each month and once in awhile for the newer people, I send out a basic outline of the “Lunar Practice and Disciplines” and how and why its done. The benefits and struggles of our self…

First New Moon of Autumn & Autumn Equinox

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings moon lovers, dreamers, healers, artists and spiritual seekers… Its been one whole month since our super-eclipse on August 21st and I hope that your intentions that day were brought forth. Many people do not understand that eclipses bring forth the new cycle of the next season and its…

Vesta, the Goddess of Fire and Vulcan, the God of Fire

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Sacred rites are returning to Italy today, which is a very important step of the circle of return of the Goddess, rather than just festivals for communities. The video at the bottom of this article, shows the more meaningful return of the ancient ceremonies of the Fire Goddess Vesta,…

abracadabra

Additions by Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Word magic, ideas of magic as an alphabetical river, weaving a mysterious interlacing of mental characters, mental words and the mind’s spoken voice was adopted in the middle ages. This was how magic was marked by written forms of symbols that were much older and changed. Then there were the…

Arethusa, Spirit of the Rivers and Springs of Surákousai

Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Each new and full moon, I receive my signs and synchronicity just like you, and its how those of us, who take them much more seriously, guide a lot of our moon and dreaming path, in order to sharpen our focus and our intuitive nature as the years go buy. The…

Stars, Moons, Charming and Tattoos

I work with Slavic-Balkan Moon Charming through Water, when moisture needs to rise. That can be emotional issues within folk healing, which is done when the mental body and mental activity has terribly repressed and imbalanced the body’s relationship to the emotional body. I also do Fire charming rituals, which are strictly for purification, an emptying…

Protecting & Healing the last frontier… our many Souls

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – There was a life before men’s kingdoms of conquiring, of war and killing. This life was our many ensouled life, the one we reincarnate with, the one of our animism shape shifting soul that some of us still retain, few but strong. People only know history by what they…

Amber Elektra Ηλεκτρα & Aura Avra

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Elektra (Asteroid #130) of Mycenae is the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, first mentioned by Aeschylus in Choephori. She and her brother Orestes killed their mother and her lover Aegisthus, for the murder of their father. In her later evolution, Electra is the daughter of Atlas and Poleon, daughter of the Ocean, or Ishonis,…