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…

Groundhog Woodchuck Totem

By Phoenix the Elder – All Animals, Birds, Insects and Oceanids do not come randomly as totems to us. To be a birth totem, you would have to see them every year, month or week the rest of your life and that can only be determined by hindsight. Totems come to us with a purpose, to…

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…

Mind Projections vs Soul Impression and its Woundedness

By Phoenix the Elder – I was in a group for a few minutes like I usually am, but then leave… and I saw someone asked this question: “Intuition verses Creation: Over the years having trained in both accessing my intuition as well as creating from my heart I have often wondered this: When I say…

Second Moon of Summer 2019

By Phoenix the Elder – Greetings Dreamers, Artists, Healers and Moon Lovers and blessings to you on this New Moon. The 2nd new moon of Summer and the Solar Eclipse begins Tuesday, the 2nd of July, 2019 @ 10 degrees Cancer. Eclipses add that an extra layer of perception and are seasonal. For some of us, this…

Karmic Dept and The Halls of Amenti

By Phoenix the Elder – I have had many mystical experiences this lifetime, for most of my life and each one was either shadowy, demonic or the light and divine and the more I awakened, the more they were both present at the same time. I learned when I was younger that one does not present…

Clearing and protecting your energetic spaces

By Phoenix the Elder – This is how I clear my space and spaces for those who hired me as an exorcist. I always do a thorough job and this process takes around 4-hours to do. Its not for light clearings. Don’t bother wasting your time with this ritual for fast or half clearings, its an…

First Moon of Summer 2019

By Phoenix the Elder – 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 June 21st. For…

Loon Totem

By Phoenix the Elder – I had two loons appear here in the Pacific Northwest the last Moon of Spring. I had lots of healing work to put boundaries on shadows in my dreams and was gaining some understanding of the last five year cycle in my dream work. So its no surprise the watery and…

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…

Third Full Moon of Spring 2019

By Phoenix the Elder – 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 (the…

Water and Science

By Phoenix the Elder – Water 101 – Dr. Masaru Emoto back in late 1990s wrote a book from his experiments of attaching different messages (words) and taped these words to the bottles filled with with water samples to see what crystals formed. He tested under a microscope how the crystals would appear negative or positive depending…

Magic Wand

By Phoenix the Elder – Do you have a wand? How do you use it in your healing path, and what does it mean to you personally? I made a wand when Harry Potter came out and I used it when I did blessings, but that was very rare. It was my first wand this lifetime…

Third Moon of Spring 2019

By Phoenix the Elder – Happy New Moon beautiful Dreamers, Healers, Water, Fire and Moon Lovers! Our last New Moon of Spring begins Saturday, May 4, 2019 @ 3:45 pm, Pacific Dreamtime. The Full Moon will be May 18th. For newbies, please read the lunar work-study directions here. Each moon after the Eclipse of 2017 is…

The Convention of a Magical Bridge

By Phoenix the Elder – Yesterday I went went to the Magic Convention in Portland (LGBTQ) with a friend of mine. Everyone was so nice, very spiritual, artistic and great people. We visited all the booths and I happened to met a woman who is a dreamer like myself which was  nice. I went to an…

Ancient Dreaming Artists

By Phoenix the Elder – My Sacred Archaic Orison today…  “I give great reverence, great respect and praise to all our ancestral and ancient women artists whose names were never known, nor ever kept sacred by scribes in any sacred texts of earth the last few thousand years. I light a candle and whisper to the…

Second Moon of Spring 2019

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Hello dreamers, moon lovers, empaths, creatives, artists and healers… Our Second New Moon of Spring begins on Friday, April 5, 2019 and the Full Moon is April 19. For those who are new here, I don’t write Full Moon articles unless I feel its an actual “super moon” so…

The Midlife Crisis, An Astrological Perspective

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Our Midlife is the age of great transformation, also called the Midlife Crisis and the Midlife Transformation of the transpersonal Planets. These have a great effects us from 37 years old until we are around 43, when the life initiation is completed. There are many things we cannot do…

The Royalty of Basilisk and Regulus

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain –  Always keep in perspective that what was deemed evil in the Patriarch by religion, was really Holy in the Goddess Cultures and Dragon is the best example of this. The Chinese and a few others honor the power of the Dragon but the Western, Euro and Indo Euro wanted all…

Slavic Ancestors

The East Slavs Buzhans, ancestors of Ukrainians (alternatively identified as West Slavs) Dregovichs same with Draguvites, ancestors of Belarussians Drevlyans, ancestors of Ukrainians Dulebes, ancestors of Ukrainians Goryuns Ilmen Slavs, ancestors of Russians Kiev culture, ancestors of Ukrainians Krivich, ancestors of Russians and Belarussians Korchak culture Penkovka culture Polans (eastern), ancestors of Ukrainians Polochans, ancestors…

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…

Slavic Day and Night Goddesses in Folk Art

Lepa Vida: Light and Darkness – Lepa Veda occupied an important place in Slovene folk traditions. Evident proof of this is found not only in numerous folk songs, but also in the vernacular name for the artemisian and metaphoric connotations connected to the character of Fair Vida (Lepa Vida) in Slovene, and it has become a veritable…

Slavic Moons and Months

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain Dreaming – My dedication in life as a Dreamer was to be free, to be healthy, to pay my real karmic debt and live to tell about it. As an elder now, I begin to receive my past experiences with hindsight that flows into wisdom, through expressions of creativity. The path…

Manzanita Tree Medicine

Arctostaphylos Manzanita is in the family of the Ericaceae. Various names are Greenleaf manzanita; Big berry plant (Navajo); Big Manzanita, Mariposa Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita; Madroño Borracho, Pinguica. They grow along in California, Nevada and Oregon up to the west slopes of the Sierras into the Great Basin and Rocky Mountains. In some areas they are large…