Tag Archives: Correspondences

Spirit Animals

This post is based on the outline of an exploration session presented at The Silent Eye  (a modern mystery school) “Leaf and Flame: the Foliate Man” weekend in 2016. Whilst I have attempted to retain some of the flavour, and … Continue reading

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Strength and repose

Deep in the inner planes, there is a niche in which resides an ornate box. The wood from which it is carved emits a pleasing, somnolent scent; vaguely redolent of cedar, rose, and lemon. On the front face, an exquisite … Continue reading

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A friend shared this on social media tonight. Having done a little bit of digging, it appears to come from Season 13 Ep. 9 | “So you think you can dance?” From USA; featuring J.T. & Robert. Worth a watch, … Continue reading

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The Figure of the Witch-Queen in Northern Mythology

Originally posted on Feral Words:
   “At length, when night was setting in, they saw a deep and unknown glen of joyless aspect before them; they descended into it, to avoid the bleak winds of the summits, and had proposed…

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Dance of Life

Beautiful photo essay on the four elements from Seonaid at breathofgreenair. Enjoy! ~~~~ All around and within us each day, the dance of life continues in its eternal movement and exchange. Life itself is movement and exchange, and from the … Continue reading

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Primary correspondences of the sacred direction South, according to Zuni tradition: Clans: tobacco, maize badger. Colour: red. Region of: heat, agriculture, medicine. Guardian: badger. Seasons:  summer. Elements: fire. Tree:  aspen. Zuni directional home:  place of the beautiful red of sunrise. … Continue reading

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Primary correspondences of the sacred direction West, according to Zuni tradition: Clans: bear, coyote, spring herb. Colour:  blue. Region of: peace (‘war cure’). Guardian: bear. Seasons: Spring, and it’s damp breezes. Elements: Water. Tree: Douglas Fir. Zuni directional home: Home of … Continue reading

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