Dreaming Mirrors

Compilation and additions by Phoenix of Elder Mountain Dreaming – My intention with this article is not magic, but to inspire being conscious when it comes to rituals, practices and dreaming, especially if these are natural gifts for you. Since we all have past life karma, the complexities of dreaming or those applied to waking dreams (signs, synchronicity and…

First Moon of Summer 2019

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain Dreaming – Summer has officially started and I am happy you are here with us for another moon cycle! We start our first Summer Moon on Monday June 3, 2019 in Gemini (at 12°). Followed by a Sagittarius Full Moon on June 17, 2019 (at 25°). The Summer Solstice is Thursday…

3rd Full Moon of Spring 2019

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – I don’t normally write a Full Moon Workstudy that accompanies the New Moon cycle, but felt it was important this month. We are half way through our moon cycle now and the Full Moon in Scorpio is Saturday, May 18, 2019. I walk a path of the reversed eureka effect…

Elder Mountain’s Folk Smudge and Slavic Water Cleansing Herbs and Flowers

Our Seasonal Autumn Smudge is available after October when everything is picked and dried –  Our formula here at Elder Mountain is locally hand collected and dried seasonally all summer in small batches and blessed in ceremony by Phoenix. She generally caters to herbalists who sell smudge and wrapped smudge in bulk forms but once in…

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…

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….

Crystals are not for Empaths, HSP or Dreamers

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Crystals are very beautiful and really pretty, and many people feel great and that is awesome. But unfortunately, not everyone can or should work with them. If crystals don’t bother you, then this article probably is not for you, and I would ask you to refrain from taking things…

Second Moon of Spring 2018

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. We start the Second New Moon of Spring on April 15, 2018. Second moons are all about fullness of…

Slavic Spring & Summer Goddess Dziewanna and her Sister of Autumn & Winter Marzanna

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Dziewanna (Mullein) – The Slavic Spring and Summer Goddess – Mother Earth herself, in relations to the Slavic traditions of Marzanna and Dziewanna (pronounced gee-vanna), are also called Marowit & Dziewanna who (Devana) are very archaic goddesses.  Devana is the Slavic Goddess of Forests and Wildlife ,much like the Huntress Artemis….

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 some hugs are unwelcomed inside a family, or outside our family…

Second New Moon of Winter 2017

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Hello Dreamers, Artists, Healers and Moon Lovers, Happy New Moon. Welcome to nature’s Second New Moon of Winter, starting Jan 16, 2018 @ 6:17 pm pst. We finished our first moon of winter with decorated lights, good food and holiday celebrations. If you had any work or family issues arise last month, just…

First New Moon of Winter 2017

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Holiday Blessings dreamers, soul swimmers and artists, welcome to the First New Moon of Winter, on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 @ 10:30 pm PDT, followed by the Winter Solstice, Thursday, Dec. 21st. The moon work that I share is based on living and walking the 13 Moons (no time) of the seasonal year with nature’s cycles, just…

The Dreaming Spring – Water Detox Challenge part 1

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – I want to challenge you today to do a one year “Water Detox Challenge” and drink the purist water you have, with intention to detox with a few glasses of water each day.  Are you up for it? I am starting on the next full moon of December 3rd…

Soul Work

Are we suppose to know when our struggles will end? No… we must trust that the process of life is filled with both negative and positive, happy and sad, struggle and loss, and flow and freedom. We all have our good and bad days, but when life gives us extra challenges, so much that we must reach…