A walk in the woods makes it easy to understand the awe and reverence our ancestors had for trees. When you become reacquainted with the natural world, you gain access to different levels of energy and awareness that, in turn, can bring deeper meaning and spiritual satisfaction to your life.
Trees are a gateway into the world of spirit. By exploring a variety of tree mysteries and traditions, Whispers from the Woods offers many ways for you to begin to live in harmony with the earth's sacred rhythm. This guidebook presents the essentials of the Celtic Ogham and tree calendars, then goes on to include instruction in meditation practices, shamanic journeys, feng shui, spellcraft, and ritual. The second half of the book, set up in an easy-to-use field guide format, offers a wealth of information on fifty trees, including their attributes, lore, powers, and seasonal correspondences.
In Irish tradition, there is a wonderful story of bile, the ancient tree. It grows by the side of a sacred well, and acorns, nuts, and apples spring from its branches.
How wonderful it would be to live in the world of folk-tradition: a magical place where the world is joined-up, the sacred is apparent in the everyday world, and every living thing... read this article