Categories for Elements

Befriending Discomfort & Transforming with Fire of the South

August 19, 2022 7:29 pm Published by

Summertime shifts us towards the south and the element of fire on our sacred seasonal wheel. The fire of the south offers a time of passion, growth, culmination, action, transformation, and, less frequently talked about, discomfort. In this share, you’ll learn more about the element of fire, some of the wisdom it has to offer, its connection to discomfort, common correspondences for south and fire, and three ways to engage in ritual and magic alongside fire. Before we dive in, let’s explore the position of the south and fire on our seasonal wheel, and what it means. Listen to this... Continue Reading

Opening to the Wisdom of East, Air, and Springtime

April 2, 2022 9:27 pm Published by

The Spring Equinox shifts our seasonal wheel to the East, the home of the element of air, inspiration, and new beginnings.  In this share, you’ll learn all of the delicious correspondences for this season, the significance of the season, how to deepen your connection with this season, and why you’ll want to. This is a continuation of a larger series of exploring the wheel by seasons.  If any of it sounds foreign or new, I encourage you to go back to read or listen to the episode about the North here, where I dive a little deeper into sacred wheels... Continue Reading

Building Relationship with North, Earth, and Your Ancestors

January 20, 2022 8:36 pm Published by
the north and element of earth the ritual deck

On the sacred wheel, the North encompasses the realm of earth, winter, death, rebirth, and your ancestors. The North is the still and sacred portal where we’re allowed to break down and shed to rebuild for a new cycle. It is the seat of deep wisdom where the ancestral knowledge from all of those who’ve come before you resides. The North encompasses endings, new beginnings, and the space in between.   I’ve been wanting to dedicate a post to each of the four elements and decided that honoring them through the cardinal directions on our seasonal wheel throughout the year would... Continue Reading

Understanding the 4 Elements & Using them to Shift Your Energy

November 18, 2021 10:01 pm Published by
The Ritual Deck oracle cards showing the four elements in their cardinal directions

The four elements, earth, air, fire, and water, are physical materials and energies that comprise the world around us. If you don’t already work with the four elements in your practice, you’ve likely heard of them because they’re rather tricky to avoid as so many spiritual practices refer to them in some way. There are countless ways to deepen your relationship with the four elements and bring them into your practice. In this post, you’ll learn a bit about the history of the four elements, common correspondences for them, how to work with them physically and energetically, calling them in... Continue Reading

Magickal Uses and Meanings of Feathers + Free Feather Guide

November 19, 2019 6:04 pm Published by

The presence of feathers has long enchanted humans. As a species, we’ve been assigning mystical meanings to feathers and using them as magickal tools from the beginning of time. As early as the 2nd century BC, we have a record of the use of feathers as a symbolic tool, and this is just written history, feathers have likely been viewed as sacred for much longer. If you’ve ever had a feather appear before your feet, you’ve probably wondered if it had a message for you. It likely did, the trick is being present enough to learn from it. Beyond messages from... Continue Reading