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…

Dziewanna (Mullein) – The Slavic Spring and Summer Goddess and her sister of Autumn and 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), 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…

Directions for Elder Mountain’s Monthly Lunar Work-Study

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – If you only read a partial of this ancient teaching / practice, which took me a lifetime of dedication to remember, fall into remembrance, then live, practice and work through, moon after moon cycle, going deeper into the spiral of self awareness and then teaching it to my apprentices…

Second New Moon of Summer 2017

By Phoenix the Elder – Happy new moon dreamers, moon people, empaths, dancers, artists, druids, witches, herbalists and shaman wannabees! Our sister Moon has returned to her new beginnings again and I hope you will too. The second of our three summer New Moons starts Sunday, July 23, 2017, at 2:45 am, at 0° Leo. Zero degree marks…

Water as a Healing Element

The Healing Waters and it’s uses for Self, Spaces, Cleansing and Intentions by Phoenix of Elder Mountain –  As artists, healers, dreamers, magicians, pagans, witches, druids and moon children, we deserve a spiritually clear and clean space. In our busy lives, many do mind-body practices like yoga or meditation to balance, but there is something…

First New Moon of Summer

Monthly Moon Musings By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Our New Moon of Summer starts at “13 degrees” of Cancer, beginning July 4th, 2016 with the planet of communication Mercury, conjuncting the Sun | Moon, in opposition to Pluto. These are powerful when Pluto in any form, influences us. Most people are familiar with Mercury retrogrades,…