Plant Spirits

Spiritual Plants   There is little evidence showing herbal practices of medicine before Babylonia and Egyptian herbalist.  The details of the anatomy, diagnosis, treatments, herbs, and salves became treatments for ailments, parchment records are the oldest surviving evidence.  The midwife, shaman, or healers (mostly women) passed their skills to apprentices mostly in words.   The … More Plant Spirits

The Last of the Granny Witches

As a daughter of ancient wisdom, sharing and passing along to the next generation courses through my veins too. Although it is passed through the generation of my siblings blood. Tales are told, and secrets unfold. The loss is theirs if they do not listen to preserve the “herstory”, generations to come. Sidonia Nightsky~

Miriam the Prophetess as Guardian and Healer by Jill Hammer

The biblical traditions of Miriam the prophetess have captured the imaginations of Bible-readers throughout the ages.  Miriam, Moses’ sister, watches over Moses in his cradle (Exodus 2), and leads the Hebrew women in dance at the shore of the Sea of Reeds to celebrate redemption  (Exodus 15).  Rabbinic lore identifies Miriam with Puah, the midwife…