Ways into story

The old storytellers, the myth tellers lived their stories: they ate them up like pumpkin pie, full of the creeping tendrils of the vine, the sweet floral cages of the bees, the leaves in turn wilting and reinvigorated with the sun’s passing. They drank them down like honey mead rich with the pungent scent of…

Growing down

There’s a marvelous power in feeling rooted: a delicious upsurge of creative energy, a sense of self-authority, an expansiveness. I believe we miss ~ somewhere in our deepest psyche ~ being trees. I think we’re also confused about the idea of being rooted. I don’t think it means necessarily that we have to live in…

Putting it all together

Feeling overwhelmed? So many thoughts pulling in different directions . . . Having a solid foundation, feeling rooted, deeply rooted into place helps stabilise us. A good working knowledge of plant medicine helps ground us. A sense of our bodies and the space we inhabit allows us to stand strong. Story, and our ability to…