Flower Essences, Land, Plants

What’s in a Land’s Name: Cape Disappointment

Camping at Cape Disappointment on the Washington Coast recently, I was curious about its name. As an earth alchemist, I attune to the imprints that are held within the subtle energy of land, in this case, land memories. Experiences, and even names, can continue to inform the nature of the landscape well into the future.… Continue reading What’s in a Land’s Name: Cape Disappointment

Altars, Ancestors, Crystals, Elementals, Fairies, Flower Essences, Land, Mother Earth

Honored Stone Renews Energy of Land

Earth School's first event—Intro to Land Honoring, Clearing, and Giving Back— was a beautiful event where we honored and attuned to the spirit of land at Lucretia Court in NW Portland, our own lands, and learned how to make offerings, ask permission, and align ourselves for deeper connection with Mother Earth.   Because we were… Continue reading Honored Stone Renews Energy of Land

Altars, Ancestors, Crystals, Elementals, Fairies, Flower Essences, Land, Lilies, Mother Earth, Plants, Trees, Water

Tend the Land, Tend Your Inner-Landscape: EARTH SCHOOL

How can we awaken sacred relationship with land, our bodies, and elementals of nature? We are not here to heal Mother Earth, we are here to heal our relationship with Mother Earth. And, our bodies are a reflection of the earth. Can we become nurturers of our sweet earth? Let's take loving care of our… Continue reading Tend the Land, Tend Your Inner-Landscape: EARTH SCHOOL

Fairies, Flower Essences, Lilies, Plants

How to Thrive in Chaos

The Columbia River Gorge was formed by cataclysmic flooding and massive earth movements. The flower essences I co-created beginning in 2000 come from the wildflowers that live here and have learned how to thrive in extreme conditions. They are survivors! They know how to grow in ice, snow, rain, wind, sun, and all elemental conditions. These… Continue reading How to Thrive in Chaos

Flower Essences, Women Health

Eruptional? Here’s Your Remedy

What would be the best flower essence to offer at a Volcano Goddess Pele and Fire Dragons event? Mock Orange came forward as a calmer of volcanic inner emotions. Learn more in this excerpt from my book, Sacred Spirit of the Gorge: Columbia River Gorge Flower Essences & Essences of Place. Mock Orange Philadelphus lewisii Affirmation of the Wildflower:… Continue reading Eruptional? Here’s Your Remedy

Flower Essences, Plants, Women Health

Embodiment of Women’s Pleasure with Queen of Hibiscus

  At the urging of Pele, I made a flower essence from different colored blossoms of the beautifully expressive hibiscus flower. I journeyed down to the ocean to infuse the volcanoes and ocean energies into this essence. Last night, I dreamt that the yellow flowers danced in my pelvis. I first made hibiscus essence in… Continue reading Embodiment of Women’s Pleasure with Queen of Hibiscus

Flower Essences, Women Health

Advice from a Hibiscus Flower

    Dance into your life. Reclaim your full energy and delight. Don't hold back your abilities to feel and experience pleasure, beauty, and joy. “I like to see pleasure sparkle in the eyes of the be-holder mesmerizing, seductive pulling in, sucking in full breathes of color, patience and longing for a fuller life lived… I engage.” —Hibiscus Deva… Continue reading Advice from a Hibiscus Flower

Altars, Ancestors, Elementals, Fairies, Flower Essences, Land, Plants, Trees, Water

Empowering a Magical Life Through Relationship with Land

I am now embarking on the work I was born to do! I wonder at times why it took so long to be ready. Maybe the world wasn’t ready for this land work either. Maybe I needed to gather all the sacred medicine teachings within my being, open to my ancestor lineage gifts, release interfering… Continue reading Empowering a Magical Life Through Relationship with Land

Flower Essences

California Poppy: How to Value Yourself

California Poppy for Self Value Eschscholzia californica   excerpted from Sacred Spirit of The Gorge: Columbia River Gorge Flower Essences & Essences of Place by Camilla Blossom Bishop Affirmation of the Wildflower: “I love myself; I value myself” Element: Earth, Fire, Water, Air, Ethers Appreciation • Balance • Beauty • Children • Clairvoyance • Creativity • Emotional… Continue reading California Poppy: How to Value Yourself

Flower Essences, Plants

Flowers Are Bodhisattvas

During a 5 Rhythms dance, an orchid gave me a message… Flowers are bodhisattvas. They bloom until there is no more suffering on earth. Plants are “givers.” They give, give, give to humanity in every way imaginable—food, medicine, shelter, healing, celebration, spiritual evolution, and more. Like Quan Yin, flowers have endless compassion for our human… Continue reading Flowers Are Bodhisattvas