Earth Meditation

The earth is the Goddess, in all her feminine and receptive energy. Her direction is North. The Pentacle and a bowl of salt are her tools. Her colors are green, yellow, brown, black, and her season: is Winter.  The Zodiac Signs: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn are earth signs. Earth energy is grounding, bringing us back to…

Stinging Nettle

Stinging nettle has been used for hundreds of years to treat painful muscles and joints, eczema, arthritis, gout, and anemia. Nettle is a superb nourishing food and has beneficial actions on many parts of the body including the urinary tract, liver, digestive tract, reproductive system, and respiratory system. Known as an overall nourisher and strengthener,…


Stewardship is the job of taking care of something. When we are stewards of the land, we are taking care of what’s been given to us. We are showing our gratitude for all of the gifts we’ve received. The earth provides so much life energy. Show respect and reverence through tending the land.

Water Meditation

Water is life. It flows… freely or with structure. It rushes loudly or trickles softly. Filling the world with its music. Carrying away all of our thoughts and cares. Water cleanses. Reminding us that nothing stays the same. Its constant rush is grounding There’s security in the rush of the water.

Air Meditation

In the beginning was the word… And the word was God… How do we create our words, but by first taking a breath. Filling our lungs with air, and and releasing it. Air is constantly moving We can not keep it It is not mine, nor yours Air teaches us the most important lesson Letting…

The Magick of the Flowing Hollow

The Flowing Hollow is a beautiful magickal place at Burns Valley Herbals and Retreat. Water flows from the spring out of the mountain, into a little creek. Stones border the creeks edge, creating a path through this magickal water world. There is more to the Flowing Hollow than water, there is an abundance of life…

Diving Deep – Into the Unknown

Let go of the fear, and head into the unknown.  Remember to have compassion for and be gentle with yourself. The one thing that matters in the end, is simply being your own best friend. You are doing amazing things in this new world. Thank you for sharing what you know, and who you are, with the world. <3