Tag Archives: inner wisdom

What is enough? The Teahouse in Indonesia

Andrew and I are in the middle of a wonderful trip exploring Indonesia. One day wewere on a walk on a a trail through the jungle to some waterfalls when we came upon a little teahouse. Perched on a hillside, the teahouse was a bamboo platform with tables and stools of local hardwood, looking out […]

Full Moon Update

Dear Friends, The Full Moon is Thursday, April 25 at 1:58 PM Mountain Daylight Time. The Full Moon comes with a Lunar Eclipse (the first of three) making this indeed a potent time. It is a time to connect more deeply with who you are and what you need and desire at this time for […]

Astrology Update for February

The theme for February is UNPREDICTABLE. You will need to be very very flexible and very very present to navigate the energy this month, as it will have a tendency to be squirrelly, shifty and emotional, bringing unexpected experiences, reactions, changes and opportunities. You will need to let go of your need to know, your […]

January 2013 Astrology Forecast – Transition

The image is that of transitioning from one experience to another or one place to another where the old has been dismantled but the new does not have its right place yet. The feeling is unfocused, a bit scattered, nostalgic for the old, uncertain about the new, and somewhat ungrounded with too many ideas and […]

Solstice Update

Wishing you a  sacred Solstice and a Wonderful Holiday Season form all of us at Ancient Ways Botanicals. The following is written by Lena Stevens of www.thepowerpath.com Dear Friends, The Winter Solstice is on Friday, December 21 at 3:11 AM Pacific Time. This is one of the most important time frames in our history. Although […]

Awaken to the Beauty of the World: Aromas for the Cosmic Shift

This Winter solstice marks a time of significant transition.  It marks a transition from selfishness to brotherhood, from individualism to collectivism and from an anthropocentric life to a biocentric life.  According to the Mayan calendar this solstice marks the beginning of the age of flowers.  Flowers and plants are going to thrive and become our […]

A Ceremony to Celebrate the Solstice

This Winter solstice, coming up on December 21, 2012 at 3:11 AM Pacific Time, is especially important.  It marks a time of transition.  According to the Mayan calendar this solstice marks the beginning of the age of flowers. It marks a transition from selfishness to brotherhood, from individualism to collectivism and from an anthropocentric life […]

December Astrology Update: Forgiveness

The theme for December is FORGIVENESS. Since this is also a transition month and a time of intense completion and change, I toyed with other themes but forgiveness seemed to be the one that was the most important. There are subthemes of transition, completion and change as well as dis-organization. Disorganization is different than chaos. […]

Tranquility

 “Your identity is not equivalent to your biography. There is a place in you where you have never been wounded, where there’s a seamlessness in you, and where there is a confidence and tranquility.”   – John O’Donohue – At Ancient Ways Botanicals, we are focusing on staying grounded during the Holidays.  Today I am thinking […]

Self Care through Natural Rhythms

Self care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self, and give it the care it requires, we do so not only for ourselves, but for the many others […]