Earth, Air, Fire, and Water-the four elements give us a way to describe the universe and everything in it, a structured approach to knowing the unknowable. The elements are also potent keys to heightened self-understanding and personal balance. Your elemental nature is revealed in the way you express yourself in relationships, the roles you play in life, even your sense of style.
Insightful and fun to use, The Way of Four will show you how to create balance within your self, your home, and your workplace. It starts with a complete and concise history of the four elements, from the Celts, to ancient India and Greece, to modern Western Occultism. This unique book also discusses the relationship between Jungian personality types, the court cards of the Tarot, and the four elements.
With this guide, you can experience for yourself the unique power and "feel" of each element through simple and meaningful rituals and meditations. A variety of custom-made quizzes and checklists will help you determine which of the four elements are prominent and which are lacking in different areas of your world. After completing an assessment of your personality traits, you'll discover specific ways to achieve balance by adding the elemental qualities that you need through meditations, exercises, perfumes, beauty treatments, fashion, home design, and even the foods you eat.
Sarah is creating a healing pouch to give to a friend who has been ill with a respiratory infection as of late. In the tiny, blue, cotton drawstring bag she crumbles some dried cedar bark she took off a nearby tree and shiitake mushrooms from the store, along with a few chips of amethyst bought at the local New Age shop. She then gives this to her... read this article