Monthly Archives: July 2018

Herbs of Venus

S Y M B O L S   O F   V E N U S A key concept in dealing with the Venusian symbology and attributes is harmony. The balancing force represented by one of Venus’s rulerships, Libra, may be taken as a good metaphor for the playing out of balance on every level. Venus, being the archetypal manifestation of beauty

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Outdoor Photo Contest | Oregon Wild

The 2018 submission window is open! Submit your photos by September 7, 2018, at midnight. See the 2017 winners here! Source: Outdoor Photo Contest | Oregon Wild Wild & Scenic – Water is life. The wild rivers and waterways of Oregon have sustained the living creatures and peoples of this land for millennia, and over the last 40+ years, Oregon Wild has

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Homemade Honeysuckle Syrup & 6 Ways To Use It

Honeysuckle is also useful in soothing spasms in the digestive and respiratory tract. Waller specifies this use of honeysuckle for spasms associated with asthma (Grieve, n.d.). It is used to stimulate the uterus (Hardin, 2007), and has even been used in Eastern cultures for cancers of the lung and breast (Harden, 2007; Tierra, 1998). Honeysuckle energetics are cool and dry. It’s

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Honeysuckle Lore

Whenever we hear the word honeysuckle we naturally think of a lovely fragrant vine, with flowers of white, yellow, pink to purple, or scarlet hue. The early name of this plant was “Woodbine,” and this is still used in some localities. Honeysuckle, native to the Northern Hemisphere, grows in Europe, Asia, and North America; it has 175 species, and about

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Creating A Corn Dolly for Lammas Under This Powerful Eclipse! — Spirit de la Lune

Happy Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse! Source: Creating A Corn Dolly for Lammas Under This Powerful Eclipse! — Spirit de la Lune Lammas, or Lughnasadh is the Pagan sabbat that marks the beginning of the harvest festival on August 1st. Corn Dolls have long been used as altar pieces for Lammas since ancient times. They are a recognized figure from

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Full Moon in Aquarius Full Lunar Eclipse

Today, Friday, July 27th at 1:20 pm PST (4:20 pm EST) the Moon will be Full under the sign of Aquarius. We also will be experiencing a Full Lunar Eclipse and if you would like more information on the Eclipse and other planetary movements you can read about them from a few of my favorite astrologists: Chani Nicholas or Pat Liles. Lots of energy out there

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HERBS of MERCURY

Astrologers interpret the energy of natal Mercury as the way in which we use our mind. The ways in which we apply our five physical senses to attain information from the world around us. We make sense out of that information based upon that data that was collected and stored in the brain. Just as Mercury, the deity, carries messages

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