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Tree Calendar – 5th Month

Mar 31st, 2015 | By

5th Month: 15 Apr – 12 May Saille: Willow Willow is the tree of boundaries. She is Brighid’s tree who, in Welsh, is called Ffraid. Brighid is a fire goddess; she has three faces – blacksmith, healer and poet. As Briga, she is the patron of warriors who are guardians of boundaries both in the

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Tree Calendar – 4th Month

Feb 26th, 2015 | By

by Elen Sentier Onn: Gorse – Spring Equinox Gorse is about rebirth, Spring Equinox, the time of balance at the beginning of the year. The goddess gives us the words I am the blaze on every hill Equinoxes are the other side of the Solstices. Where the solstice is about extremes of dark and light

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Tree calendar, 3rd Month

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

by Elen Sentier 3rd Month: 18 Feb – 17 Mar N: Nuin: Ash Ash is about shapeshifting. It holds the time between Imbolc and Spring, and is Gwydion’s tree. In the British tradition Gwydion is the master shapeshifter. Shapeshifting is an alluring and fascinating shamanic skill, and one of the most dangerous. It’s easy to

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Tree calendar – 2nd Month

Dec 30th, 2014 | By

2nd Month: 21 Jan–17 Feb by Elen Sentier L: Luis: Rowan Rowan is the tree of Imbolc and is about thresholds and gateways. It’s known as Quicken where I live and is about coming-and-going … to go anywhere you must also leave where you are. Rowan helps you do this. Being born is to cross

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Tree Calendar, first month

Nov 30th, 2014 | By

by Elen Sentier   1st Month: 25 Dec–20 Jan Ailm: Scots Pine – Sun-Return The Scots Pine is about rebirth, Sun-Return, the winter solstice when the sun is reborn. The goddess gives us the words I am the womb of every holt. The seed falls into the womb from the ovary and the spark of

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Tree Calendar – Introduction

Oct 28th, 2014 | By

By Elen Sentier Trees of the Goddess When I was asked to write Trees of the Goddess I had a good old sit down and sit-with the idea. Did the goddess want this, I wondered, and did she want it right now? Pretty damn quick the answer came back “Yes!” That was a bit unnerving

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