Self Esteem

secretsoftheserpent

As human beings we are always scanning our environment and assessing where we stand.  On the totem pole of value we want to know if we are near the top, near the bottom or somewhere in-between.  Based on what you think, you are going to have a certain amount of inner resources.  You will have certain amount of confidence, charisma and expression and it is all dictated by where you think you stand in a certain environment at some point and time.  Here is the secret.  People are run by this.  Depending on the situation they have a little more or a little less of the internal resources.  This is the life of everyone on this planet.


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Druid Tree Workings: Intuitive Tree Sigils and Tree Sigil Magic

The Druid's Garden

Nature provides incredible opportunities for us to work with her magic, through symbolism, sacred geometry, and meditation.  Today, I wanted to share a technique I’ve been developing for land healing purposes–tree sigil work.

beech tree rising up with interesting patterns A potential tree to work with for tree sigils

Sigils have many different purposes.  In classic Western Occultism, some of the most well-known sigils are found in the Lesser Key of Solomon and are used to identify and evoke a particular spirit or entity. Another more recent use of sigils is through the practice of Chaos magic, where sigils are often used to set an intention and use the image to focus on that intention.  I covered bardic intuitive sigils some time ago on this blog; this use is in line more with the second intention. Sigils can be meditated upon, carved into wood or stone, energized and blessed, burned or buried, or placed in key areas…

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