Number 23 and the 2020/2021 New Moons

By Phoenix the Elder – Around January 2020 I began to notice the number 23, which I  23’s reputation and one apprentice all into it, so I took note not yet knowing its meaning for my soul. Now four months later, I know why I was seeing this particular number. Like most who find their…

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…

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…

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…

Nightingale Folklore and Totem

By Phoenix the Elder – A friend of mine shared with me the lore of the Ukrainian Nightingale which I am very grateful. I have smaller birds such as the Mourning Dove and the Nightingales as a totem, and on occasion the Mockingbird on and off through my life. These birds after working with them as…

Mesopotamia and all of its Splendor and its Karma

Contributions and additions by Phoenix of Elder Mountain –  I post this article which is a compilation of many sources and added my wisdom to it. I ran across the asteroid Ashurbanipal in astrology of the Mesopotamian King Ashurbanipal and it is conjunct my South Node exactly @ 5 Taurus…. The nobles are deep in sleep, the bars of the…

Mythical Swans

By Phoenix the Elder – I am a dreamer and when I was 32 years old, my mother died (1990). I was spending the night at her home. That night as she slowly departed I had my first real Spirit Dream and that was the basis to know the few and powerful Spirit Dreams that I…

Elements of Myth – Lunar Flares entering Luminous Phenomena

The Fable and the Myth. Careful discrimination must be made between fable and myth. A fable is a story like the Fox and the Grapes, in which characters and plot, neither pretending to reality nor demanding credence, are fabricated confessedly as the vehicle of moral or didactic instruction. Dr. Johnson narrows still further the scope of the…

Magic and the Goddess Melinoë

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain Dreaming – I wanted to look up some Magic Gods and Goddesses to see traces and clues to the ties of karma, that real living magicians and sorcerers are connected to, from the eras of our past history. Well, its everywhere in the ancient scripts of Greek and Mediterranean and Middle…

Cult of the Bird Women

By Phoenix the Elder – Moon Birds – Song of Slavic Bird Tribe Shaman Women, their Culture, Art and Soul – The cult of the bird women go back to the very beginning of the largest cycle of Soul people on earth, which I estimate at least in this largest cycle (era) to be about…

Goddess of the Sea: Salacia & Amphitrite

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain –I love the goddesses of the sea, the rivers and the oceans, there is just something so primal in the root of the goddess long before word or written languages appeared. In ancient Roman and Greek mythology, one such goddess was Salacia (asteroid #120347) and Amphitrite (asteroid #29), her Greek…

Acorn Folklore

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – This Autumn we have had an abundant of Acorns in the Pacific Northwest and in folklore, it means that we are going to have a mighty winter. The Sacred Oak Trees all grow from these little tiny acorns, which the squirrel is the one who graciously plants them in…

Magical Deer Woman and our Pre-Pagan Ancestors

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Deer Goddess, Deer Woman, Magical Deer Spirit, Hind of the Woods, Elen of the ways and more, all ancient descriptions of the initiations of the eras of grandmother’s shamanic and prehistory leadership of shamanic cultures. The mystical and magical rites of initiations for women, which continue today, were through her adoration…

Regulus in Virgo – The New Mythmakers Begin

Compiled by Phoenix of Elder Mountain – If Astrology was written by many of the world’s famous writers, philosophers or religious scribes today, when writers were still gods (rather than musicians today), these changing times upon us, at the collective level would read something like this…  “We now decree, the Official Royal Ruler of Cosmology, under one…

Holly-Wood

Holle, or Holly-wood comes from the goddess Hel and the name of the trees have very ancient roots and its root meaning is “the place of magic”. The holly wood is a favorite source of magical spaces where they grow, magical amulet and talisman made from the word, especially wands. This magic comes from the spirit of the tree’s…

Dreaming of Fire and the Fire Goddess Vesta Part 1

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – This article contains two deities, the first one, Vesta, the Goddess of Fire and two, Vulcan, the God of Fire. 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…

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,…

Raven, Crow and Magpie Totem and Animism

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – As a dreamer I have a relationship to crow, raven and magpie through both totem work and my own animism souls (attained). Ravens and Crows who are cousins, are powerful messengers of the night (the beyond), during the light of day (conscious). Medicines of the soul-birds are a very powerful…

Goddesses of the Ocean Waters

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Doris of Greek mythology is an Oceanid, her name represents the bounty of the sea as she is a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. Doris was mother to the fifty ‘Nereids’ including Thetis, who is was mother of Achilles and Amphitrite. The ‘Sea Nymphs’ are the three thousand daughters…

Karelian Magic

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – The Republic of Karelia is a region in northwest Russia, bordering Finland. Beside Lake Onega, capital city Petrozavodsk is home to cultural artifacts at the National Museum. On an island northeast, Kizhi Museum is an open-air complex of traditional wood buildings. Northwest, Kivach Nature Reserve has pine woods and…

Thunderstorms in the Twilight – Pleiades, the Sisters of Plenty

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – The Seven Sisters who science called the Pleiades, sit in a cluster inside the belly of Taurus the Bull, one of the four sacred cardinal points and associated with the Bull cultures like the Hindus and the Minoans. The Bull is feminine and so are her cultures, its symbolic…