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…

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, 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…

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…

Dziewanna (Mullein) – The Slavic Spring and Summer Goddess Sisters

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), also called Marowit & Dziewanna who (Devana) are very archaic goddesses.  There are many Slavic fertility goddesses of spring and summer, and they generally represent the…

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…

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…