Beloveds, Last week, as I came to grips with the seriousness of our situation with the spread of Covid-19 (including our administration’s cruel and incompetent response), and felt my own anxiety, fear, and panic rise as I went to our grocery store for our regular weekly needs and saw bare shelves (and came home with… Continue reading Wash Your Hands, Nourish Your Adrenals, Love Your Neighbor
Happy Imbolc! I’m excited to announce that I have started a Patreon to build community and support for FierceRev Remedies. Here’s a bit about why I’m doing that: I’ve been an activist-organizer for over 30 years, a pastor for 10, and an herbalist-in-the-making for 8. Over that time I have done everything from political education,… Continue reading FierceRev Remedies is Growing!
Aching today. Visiting these lovelies at the Botanic before trying to get a little work done. Maybe they will help your heart too.
A few weeks ago I was on retreat in Crestone, CO. One of my favorite things to do is start herbal remedies in that sacred space, especially infused oils and honeys that can soak up the gorgeous sunlight in all the south-facing windows. Here’s what I started for you while I was there. You can… Continue reading Medicine Making
Some herbs that can help us right now: Warrior herbs like Rose, Borage, Yarrow. Adrenal (for stress/trauma) support herbs like Nettles, Borage, Licorice Root. Grief support herbs like Rose, Hawthorn, Lady’s Mantle, Comfrey. Protective herbs (especially for the heart) like Rose, Hawthorn, Red Raspberry, Nettles. General Nervous System support herbs like Lemon Balm, Oatstraw, Chamomile,… Continue reading Fight Like Hell
The Dandelion Manifesto To the humans now known as “white” Who came from what is now known as Western Europe And have forgotten who we are Who you are Who we all are. Why do you think we keep coming back? Why do you think we fill up your yards, your parks, your fields, Crack… Continue reading The Dandelion Manifesto
Rose was my first herbal ally. Rose is my first love. Rose healed my heart, helped me be softer, and fiercer. Rose. I go back to her, over and over again, every day. Imbibing her, anointing with her, inhaling her, wrapping her splendid thorny fierceness around me. My first love. Imagine. Winter 2011, the sun… Continue reading Where We Begin