I first heard the call of the plant kingdom about three years ago. A late summer drive back up to my western Massachusetts college town from NYC had me smelling and feeling things I was not accustomed to. “I think the trees have something to say to me this autumn,” I divulged to my friend. I had no idea that I was about to embark on a journey that would awaken me to the wonder of all flora, large and small. I hadn’t a clue about the medicine that existed all around me. Read more »
The ancient art of anointing is a sacred ceremony of using oil as a rite, especially for consecration. When we consecrate someone or something, we are devoting our selves with deep solemnity or dedication to the sacred. The definition of the word sacred means to entitle one to veneration by association with Divinity!
Anointing has been practiced for thousands of years as a method for invoking the Divine into our lives, our hearts and our minds. When we anoint ourselves with essential oils as in a sacred ceremony, we are invoking the presence and consecration of the Divine to be a part of our body, mind and spirit. Read more »