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The Wise Women

Birth of the Crone –© 2004 Durga BernhardWho are the witches, where did they come from?Maybe your great, great grandmother was one.Witches were wise, wise women they say,And there’s a little witch in every woman today–There’s a little witch in every woman today.— The Voices of Gaia Prior to the 19th and 20th centuries, mostContinue reading Read more

The Healers

© The Wise Woman – Leslie Ann ButlerLike the word wild, the word witch has come to be understood as a pejorative, but long ago it was an appellation given to both old and young women healers, the word witch deriving from the word wit, meaning wise.— Clarissa Pinkola Estes, from Women Who Run withContinue reading Read more

Bitter tonics for Spring

Stress causes success, duress causes durability. Our ability to chew on bitters and yet survive shows our G-dly inner spark. — Rabbi Moshe Tzuriel Yesterday, I wrote about dandelion tonic, a liver cleanser that our wise grandmothers often made for their families, as it was believed to help purify the blood in the Springtime. TheContinue reading Read more

Signs of Spring: the Dandelion

Blessings on thy sunny face,In my heart thou hast a place,Humble Dandelion!— Helen M. Johnson The Wheel of the Year has turned, and even though many people reading this may still have to deal with snow and ice a while longer, Spring time is inexorably unfolding. As we welcome the signs of Spring, one ofContinue reading Read more

Signs of Spring – Durham NC

Spring is when you feel like whistling,even with a shoe full of slush.— Doug Larson The Wheel of the Year has turned, and even though many people reading this may still have to deal with snow and ice a while longer, Spring time is inexorably unfolding. Here in the woods of North Carolina, the bloodrootContinue reading Read more

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