Honoring the Ocean

Honoring the Ocean

What can one say about the majesty of the ocean and how its very life is being threatened in the same sentence? And yet, that is the situation we find ourselves in, the tension and contradiction we must hold in these times.

As Rachel Carson wrote in her beautiful tome to the ocean, The Sea Around Us:

“It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life arose, should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life”(xiii).

Water is life and the ocean gave birth to all forms of biological life on this planet. Strega Tree Apothecary offers this bracelet and the ritual that comes with it to honor the ocean and allow the wearer be reminded of its beauty and majesty, to hold the ocean in highest regard. There is a prescriptive ritual included at the request of the Kontomble that will take you to the water’s edge to lean more deeply into this connection.

Finding Your Tree Allies

Finding Your Tree Allies

Many people are finding tree allies these days. It seems at this time on the planet the trees have much to say to humans. If you feel drawn to the trees but don’t know where to begin, here is a simple way to get started on deepening your relationship with them.

First, know that even trees that have been cut down are still here in spirit form. If there is a stump that is calling to you, do not disregard it. The spirit of the tree may still be there wanting to interact with you.

To form a relationship with one or more trees, begin by noticing which trees want to speak to you. You will know this by the trees you find yourself attracted to. Once you determine which tree or trees this is, make an offering of milk at the base of the tree. Tell the tree you wish to begin to form a relationship with it and if it has things to tell you, you are open to listening.

Heart Wisdom from the Wedeme: Reconnecting with Our Pattern of Origin

Heart Wisdom from the Wedeme: Reconnecting with Our Pattern of Origin

Each of us comes into this incarnation carrying what the wedeme call a “pattern of origin” or “soul origin pattern.” This we create together with the stars and star beings before we come into embodiment on Earth. This pattern serves as a guide and roadmap to our soul as we make our journey through this Earthly embodiment. Wedeme can see these patterns and help us return to or remember our pattern to more fully actualize our intentions for this Earth journey.

The Milk Bath to Cleanse and Heal Violation and Transgression to Your Body and Soul

The Milk Bath to Cleanse and Heal Violation and Transgression to Your Body and Soul

The milk bath is commonly prescribed for healing women of specifically female issues. Issues of violation, rape, incest, assault, transgression against our female body and being. This healing may be extended to an entire female lineage as one does it, biological or otherwise or to one ancestress in particular who would benefit from it. Offering healing through our physical embodiment for one who no longer has a body is a common prescription. Men who are transgressed against in this way may also use this ritual as a way to heal and cleanse these violations.For this ritual you will need:4 cups of milk (any milk you choose is fine)A bathtubCandlesOne raw eggWood ash or salt