Silent Songs of the Soul’s Awakening

By Phoenix the Elder – Our new Social Distancing discipline today is what an those who  already awakened have done naturally for a long time. That is because its too painful to be with more than just a few people. There are many types of spiritual walks, there is the knowledge path, the creative artists…

Coronavirus Poem

Poem by Phoenix the Elder I remember three months ago, when everything was life as usual. A friend would visit or I would hug my family or I would wonder how I would pay my rent. I lived each day not knowing what tomorrow would bring (for so many years). That tomorrow has finally arrived…

First Moon of Spring 2020

By Phoenix the Elder – Greetings Dreamers, Artists, Healers, Spiritual Seekers and Lovers of the Moon, Spring is finally here! The birds sing, the clouds rumble and the flowers awaken. This first of three New Moons of Spring on March 24, a few days before the Spring Equinox on March 19. Watch your signs this…

Saturn in Aquarius 2020 – 2023

By Phoenix the Elder – I tarted to study astrology seriously when I was in high school and attended my first local astrology community meeting when I was a junior in high school. I am now 62 years old and have had a long life as a professional and one who sees the value of…

Of Course I Believe You

Of course I believe you! Я заметила однажды (lyrics/song) I once noticed that in winter, lilac bushes bloomed, as if it was May. Do you believe me or not? Do you believe me or not? Of course, I believe you, can there be doubt? I myself saw it all. This is our secret, my secret…

The God Portunus – Keeper of Time and No-time

By Phoenix the Elder – When things drop in my lap, my soul tends to fly with them because they fulfill a personal need on my path to stay within awareness. That is the nature of walking a symbolic path, mostly because dreaming is my first language. Today I wanted to share the God Portunus…

The 13th Moon 2020

By Phoenix the Elder – Greeting Dreamers, Healers, Empaths and Artists! We have finally reached the end of our seasonal lunar year! We have one more passage to go before the arrival of the Spring Equinox! Most astrologers treat the lunar path as if it were the sun, and use that knowledge and sun’s perspective….

Empath & Conflict

By Phoenix the Elder – If you are an empath, a true one, you know that you are an emotional wreck and trouble finds you everywhere. Oversensitive, emotions trigger easy and it takes a lot of personal healing to begin to understand who you are. If you call yourself an empath but its not a…

Amazon Queens: Penthesilea

Compilation and Introductory comments by Phoenix the Elder – Where do you play out the warrior in your life? Is it rebellious or peaceful and grounded in its natures and  expression? Where is your anger and how do you heal that so you can become a spiritual warrior? Where have you had to be brave…

Third Moon of Winter 2020

By Phoenix – Greetings Dreamers, Healers, Artists and Empaths, we have now completed Mid-Winter and begin our final moon of winter on Friday, January 24, 2020. It is also the time of the Chinese New Year, on Saturday, January 25. And its the moon cycle of Valentine’s Day in the very independent and humanitarian lover…

When Fairy Tales, Wonder Tales and Magic Tales become real

By Phoenix – I like it when full circles return of any kind, even my own. This is no different for grandmother, who was demoted over three millenniums. By the 12th century her leadership of the world and shamanism cultures were invisible and completely forgotten except for a few old souls that remained. Same is…

Slavic Cuckoo Bird Mysteries

By Phoenix – I often hear very strange and different birds from around the world enter my personal space for specific reasons – but I have never had the Cuckoo Bird. I have had birds and even a manta rays travel as far away as Australia as messengers. Today I was making a folk doll…

Second Moon of Winter 2019

By Phoenix – Greeting dreamers, healers, artists and empaths, we begin our Second Moon of Winter on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019. We move from a fire element to an earth element, so our groundedness will be supported energetically. The serious and somber Capricorn moon expresses its opposition in the Cancer energy and that makes for…

The Celebration of Winter’s Death

By Phoenix the Elder – The three moons of Winter each year, has many meanings in its cultural celebrations, in food traditions and gatherings. It also has its songs, poetry and folklore equally to the harshness of winter and the symbol of death. Winter is no stranger to death, as a complex myth and symbol,…

The Evergreen Cult of Podłaźniczka

By Phoenix – I love trees like many people, but I was born to love evergreens, the large pine, wild cedar, semi desert juniper and fir. In the big trees I love oaks and sequoias and been blessed to live around these forests and meadows with their presence. The Pines and Cedars smell so wonderful…

Behind the Traditional Cloth

By Phoenix the Elder – I ran across some Kursk Embroidery from Russia and these particular designs are called “Months”. Kursk is South of Moscow in Russia near the Ukraine border.  There is a not a definite oral tradition explanation for these but they seem to represent growth of cycles. In nature, there is no seed that…

Marzanna 2020

By Phoenix the Elder – Its that time of year again to honor the Goddess of Winter, the Slavic Marzanna, Morena, Maslenitsa. The archaic night goddess and primal grandmother connection to her shamanistic and animistic mysteries of the past, present and future. These pre-religious rites are still done in very simple ways today and I hope…

First Moon of Winter 2019

By Phoenix the Elder – Happy New Moon Dreamers, Healers and Artists! The first moon of winter begins November 26, 2019 and I hope your last moon was gentle and forgiving. I calculate my “13 Moons of the Year” on seasonal shifts that occurs four times a year. That is the base to be precise (which…

Slavic Domovoi

By Phoenix the Elder – Autumn has come, which means the return of my apprentice’s Domovoi who has a name. He always returns around mid to late Autumn, and comes to my space, not hers. This year was no different and he arrived around the third week of Autumn. In 2015 he knocked on the…

Teas you should be drinking and teas you shouldn’t

Introduction by Phoenix the Elder – I found this to be a good article by Albert Lakey and Kitty Jay. For those who are not empaths, you do not really have to deal with a highly sensitive empathic body and lymph system (how all liquids flow and get dispersed in your body), so you may…

Third Moon of Autumn 2019

By Phoenix the Elder – Greetings dreamers, moon lovers, artists and healers, we are now deepen our experiences as we enter the 3rd and last Moon of Autumn, starting Sunday, October 27, 2019. The moon is sitting at 4° Scorpio this month and anyone who has done this work for two years or more, understands that…

Second Moon of Autumn 2019

By Phoenix the Elder – Greetings and Happy New Moon dream walkers. The next new moon begins on Saturday, September 28, 2019 in the sign of Libra. I am still pondering over how powerful the last three moons in summer were and how many changes have occurred. For newbies or those who need to refresh how…

Transformative Dreaming – Dream Analysis 101, 202 and 303

By Phoenix the Elder – I am a master dreamer and what that means is I have mastered lucid dreaming, astral travel, out of bodies, full out of bodies (death suspension), remote viewing in waking and night dreams in both my mental astral body (dreamer) and my Soul astral body (dreamer) which are very, different bodies….

First Moon of Autumn 2019

By Phoenix the Elder – Greetings Dreamers, Healers, Spirit Seekers and Moon Lovers! The summer is coming to its end and I hope that your last moon of summer brought you some wisdom and changes that were healthy. I know they have for me, big changes at the end of the three summer moons. Our…