Dieting Borage

On July 8, 2017, Earth Advocate Presents will facilitate a one-day Initiation with Borage, called Exploring the Courageous Heart with Borage, in Guerneville, CA. Participants will: 🐝 Experience heart coherence techniques 🌱 Discover the basic tenets of Earth Advocacy 🐝 Make a ceremonially prepared borage elixir to drink throughout the day 🌱 Learn how to make offerings to borage 🐝 …

Birthing the Fifth World

We are living in extraordinary times, times of prophesy. According to the Hopi and some other First Nations, humanity is within the end of the Fourth World and the beginning of the Fifth World. To many of us, it feels like the world is ending, as the Fourth World is literally crumbling around us, as was prophesized. This is the …

Empowering the Empath

Dear Empath, I wish to tell you a story about growing up as an Earthling in the 1980s. I’m sharing this with you because I think perhaps you can relate ;). When I was studying at the Berkeley Psychic Institute, we had a catch-phrase: OCH, which stood for out-of-control healer. Pretty much everyone there was a recovering OCH! What I …

Minding the Heart

Ask someone what comes to mind when thinking of the heart and different ideas emerge like love, the heart symbol shape, the area of chest where it’s located and the color red or pink. But how often do we think about the electricity, the pumping, the blood, the arteries and chambers, and the heart organ itself? It is noteworthy that …

A Story for the Long, Dark Night

A Story for the Long, Dark Night by Sarah Bunting “Myth has a way of of bringing what is unconscious to the surface and putting a face on what we cannot see.” -Terry Tempest Williams Stories allows us to cloak our lives in the golden garments of mythos so that we may recognize our journey for what it is – …

Lactuca and Eschscholtzia: Herbal Allies for the Whole Family

This blog covers wild lettuce and California poppy, their constituents and uses, medicine making techniques, plant communication, sustainable wildcrafting techniques, and how to determine dosages for children. *Note: If you are a busy, frazzled parent and must get your hands on some of this medicine now, you can purchase it online from Mountain Rose Herbs or go to your nearest …

Of Nicotiana, Datura, Belladonna and the Solanaceae Allies: Part I

Solanaceae, or nightshade, is an illustrious family of plants with a complex and colorful history, that populates the whole planet. Research has shown that chemical constituents in these plants cause apoptosis (cell death) in cancer cells and may also create lasting immunity to cancer. Certain members of this family contain compounds (hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine and others) that cross the blood-brain …

Prayer for My People

I come before you today humbly, to ask your forgiveness You see, my people are lost My People! Those whom I love most dearly have lost the way to love My People! Great Seers and Visionaries once found themselves in a time of growing struggle and strife As the pain grew, they began to fear In the darkness of their …

Message for 9/15/15

“Take council in your heart and build a flame of love there-kindle it through all types of weather. You have worn judgement like a coat to protect your heart, but as you kindle the fire of your heart, you will find the protection is no longer needed. Within the council of your heart, you will find connection and understanding with …