Tarot and the Tree of Life (Kabbalah)

“But down deep, at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical.” – Carl Sagan The Tarot is an oracle deck of 78 cards that have been used since the 16thcentury, but its roots may date back to ancient Egypt or Mesopotamia. The tarot is divided into two groups: The Major Arcana of 22…

Return to the garden of your soul.

Awaken the Tree of Life Within As promised, I am beginning to finalize my book “Tree Spirit Tarot – Awaken the Tree of Life Within.” It will be a book and tarot deck based on 78 different trees. The seed for this book was planted as a child, but it is only now after 60 years…

0. Birch – The Wonderer

  0. Birch – New Beginnings – The Wonderer Genus: Betula – Family: Betulaceae Birch trees are symbolic of the one who never stops wondering. They remind us of our childlike innocence and our inner resolve to adventure beyond the confines of the ordinary world. This ability sparks the imagination and heralds a time of…

Winter Solstice – Trees of Light

“The black moment is the moment when the real message of transformation is going to come. At the darkest moment comes the light.” – Joseph Campbell
 The Winter Solstice is symbolic of the archetypal mother “Earth,” giving birth to the “Sun,” who is also her “son.” It is a time of rebirth in the circle…

Tree Stories

“And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.” – William Shakespeare Trees have been and continue to be a cross-cultural and archetypal symbol for the human psyche and the story of mankind throughout the world. During the mid 20th…

My Tree Story

I have been in love with trees for as long as I can remember. My relationship with them grew as I became more aware of myself. The concept of Awakening the Tree of Life Within evolved as I searched for personal and collective healing. I truly feel this is my purpose on earth. I believe…

Tree Facts

“But down deep, at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical.” – Carl Sagan There are approximately 3 trillion trees on earth as of May, 2017. (Published in Nature News, 9/2/15 – a global count of tree species was compiled by a team of scientists and databases from around the world.)…