Animal Medicine PDFs are bundled power shots which can be worked in less than a week. They are designed to introduce you to an animal in it’s helper form along with healing meditations and connective practice. These guides are especially helpful when self-prescribed for particular conditions and imbalances. Each are bundled with complimentary animal, plant and mineral components for an integrative Earth Medicine experience.
Each bundle includes:
- Journal prompts
- Journey guidance for retrieving messages from your totems, guides and messengers
- Original SouLodge MP3 Drumming/Music to accompany your journeywork
- Podcast/Guided Meditation
BEAR: Nurture As Medicine
We visit with Grandmother Bear and her allies of roots and crystals to aid us in deep restoration, self-healing, and conservation of energies that the Winter season calls for. In the cave, healing with Mama Bear is a deeply nurturing experience, good for mother wounds, fertility and body hurts, an when a rest in the lap of the Great Mother is needed.
Cardinal: Sacred Feminine and Masculine Marriage
When we work with the stirring sensuality of Cardinal, we learn how to honor the inner marriage of the masculine and feminine energies. Included in this dose are instructions for a sacred marriage ceremony, mood-lifter juice, red willow, carnelian and garnet, guided meditation, and shamanic journey with to support sacred relationship within and without. Cardinal is good medicine for those seeking support for partner relationships and for balancing one’s masculine/feminine polarities.
Buffalo: Welcoming Abundance With Integrity
Sister Buffalo has emerged on the plains to teach us about the cycle of giving and receiving. The original teacher of the Laws of Attraction, Bison nourished indigenous North American Plains people for centuries after the horse was introduced by the Spanish. Buffalo urges us to examine our true needs, and resize what we give out according to what we bring in. This bundle includes a tutorial on harvesting and making nettles tincture, a podcast on the abundance/gratitude cycle, video, Buffalo rattle journey music, journal prompts addressing scarcity models, + applications for integrating spirit connection with our groundedness with clear quartz and prosperity-enhancing citrine (merchant’s stone). Buffalo is great New Year medicine for attracting abundance in integrity by aligning with pure intention and committing to give back as much as we take.
Rabbit/Hare: Support for Feminine Creative Function
Meet with Rabbit by the creative campfire to activate the sacral chakra and awaken the body and creative instinct. This bundle brings together the medicines of fertile Hare, carnelian, and red clover to support healing of the womb, and the place in the body which holds the emotional discard pile for who we are as women. Rabbit demonstrates how creativity lifts us out of stale routines, breathes new life into old stories, catch the fever of prolific making to get our dormant gears spinning again. In full embrace of the Life-Death-Rebirth cycle, the green goddess of fertility leads the way. Listen to a guided meditation and enjoy my favorite green smoothie recipe while you activate and energize your mojo.
Hummingbird: Reclaiming JOY
Hummingbird initiates us with the medicine of the rainbow this month. Infusing us with pure energy, the Flying Jewel demonstrates the parallel path of HEALING and JOY. Fractured quartz crystals reflect prismatic light reminding us of the infinite possibilities which emanate from a mending body dedicated to her vitality and inner health. Take a guided journey into an Edenic garden with Sister Hummingbird for a message about what brings you divine, rainbow-quality healing energy. She focuses on the power center: the space between the solar plexus and heart center: the brightest light which emanates from you and casts rays of love on everyone and everything in your path.
Eagle: Exploring Higher Vision
Eagle extends the invitation to explore spiritual freedom from great heights. When you’re called to connect with the highest ideas of the soul, to rise above the old limitations, to realign with your core values, and overcome challenges, Eagle represents. Eagle affirms our full-body YES to taking our spiritual voyage and supports us through the knowing that there is no turning back. Consider it an opportunity to rebirth your connection with Spirit and honor who you are as a spiritual being. Eagle implores us to consider how much time we’re willing to spend disconnected from our wisdom and spirits. Take a guided meditation with Eagle, enjoy an energizing + cleansing rosemary lemon infusion, and partner with smoky quartz for protection in the astral realms and release of lingering negativity.
Wolf: Re-Establishment of Values
Wolf is the great harmonizer, enabling us to weave integrity into all that we do. Demonstrating passion and Voice, Wolf leads us by the heart into the fiery center of ourselves as daughters of Earth. The invitation is to see your life as an adventure that harms no one and includes everyone. Focus on relationships, creativity, tolerance, balance, and full expression. Wolf’s song vibrates with the possibility of transcending the human condition and improving the quality of life for all living things. Wolf can teach us to explore outside of the usual territory, defining boundaries based on our code for living, and not the limitations that have been imposed on us by systems that do not serve the highest good. Align with Wolf by opening your heart and howling up your truth. Harmonize with Mother Earth once again and reclaim your important role in the ecosystem when you have forgotten who you are and what you have to offer.
Dolphin: Protecting Intelligent Sensitivities
Dolphin is the watery mistress of intelligent communication who brings balance to our creative fire. She brings teachings of immune system support, sonic healing, and play. Dolphin integrates doing with feeling, thinking with intuition, action with higher wisdom. Working with the elemental synergy of fire and water keeps us from burning out and taxing precious immune reserves. Dolphin keeps us cool and calm, and connected to our highest energies. Dolphin takes us into the next level of our evolution by connecting us to Universal awareness, higher communication and an opportunity to envision ourselves living in our highest potential. She represents setting intentions for care-full living and keeping the inner waters clean and in flow by refusing to engage in overthinking.
Snake: Releasing & Transformation
Snake beckons us to strip down to engage ourselves completely with the Earth. The Cosmic Mother of transmutation, transformation and awakening brings insight and comfort to the changes taking place inside of you. Shedding the old skin for the fresh one that’s been growing beneath can be a painful process, and at times a lonely, solitary pursuit. Chamomile helps harmonize the fire, agate assists with creating an impervious shield of protection during the shift, and gentle foods protect immunity while the nervous system and adrenals cope with the added stress which accompanies enlightenment. Snake is releasing and transformation medicine for when you are leaving one skin behind and beginning anew.
Octopus: Forgiveness & Self-Love
The infinite magic of eight is appears when traveling inward to a quiet state of healing. Octopus teaches right use of hiding out, blending in, coming forward with consciousness, and most remarkably forgiveness. Spending time creeping along the crevasses of the deep sea floor, she shows us how to grasp our nourishment and feed our souls when we are in a profound state of emotional healing. She also shines her iridescent light on how we had to adapt in order to survive. Soft and flexible, Mama Octopus guides us into new territory, where we are safe and capable, soft and strong, quiet and also a force to be reckoned with. Her invitation is to connect with what is eternal within and around us, what’s always been there, and to venture deep into the salty waters to explore to heal and forgive. Freedom requires forgiveness and self-love which, like the hourglass-shaped lemniscate, feed each other and keep the cycle in swaying, oceanic motion. Chrysocolla and Thistle, plus nutritional support to heal anger residing in the liver supplement this beautiful swim with eight-armed Madame Cephalopod.
Owl: Protection In the Underworld
The darker aspects of the Great Mystery reside in the Underworld. Owl serves as a mystical guide into the supernatural realm. She offers protection and valuable insights about the Other Side, and about our fear of the dark. Work closely with a power object this month to connect with the spirit realms, and learn to know yourself in your natural form-before you were acculturated into life as you now know it. Connect with the Dreamtime by working with dream herbs to receive information about inner pest control as we travel narrow and deep with Owl. Owl asks us to develop a strong stomach for reality, including the natural and unavoidable life-death-life cycle. She asks us to brave the shadows and ceremonialize our grief processes.
Horse: Transportation Beyond Self-Imposed Limitations
Deeply sensitive Horse calls us to do our deep level healing work, to know our power as humans, but also as spiritual creatures connected to the Mother and every force of nature. Horse’s intuitive ability is why equine healing programs exist, because they know what’s afoot before it happens, and their ability to detect the subtlest of energies teaches us to do the same. The Greek word for Horse is ikkos, meaning “the great light”. Allow the magic and mystery of Horse to brighten you, to open up the possibility of progressive movement beyond your wildest imagination. Horse helps you take your needs seriously and integrate them with the needs of the Earth. Acknowledge your delicate systems while engaging your sensual power of instinct and endurance. Examine ego, and it’s current role for you. Horse is medicine for overcoming fear, doubt and pain when forward movement is desired.