January 23, 2020The Earth needs your power
Right now we are entering an era of real power. Not corporate power or oil power, but the power of something that is much older and much more potent. In a time when we hear news from every corner of the globe, it’s easy to see the hurts of the world and feel powerless.
December 16, 2019Why I Believe
Since time immemorial this season has asked us to believe. As the days whittle down to their shortest points in the Northern hemisphere, belief is the fuel that burns the brightest, keeping the heart alight while we wait for the return of the light. The Winter Solstice was the most important yearly earth event
December 10, 2019Your Christmas tree is medicine
When I was a kid, every year my family and I would go to a local farm to cut down our Christmas tree. It was always one of the most exciting days of the year. Living in Eastern Pennsylvania, by December it was truly cold in our neck of the woods. Bundled in woolens
November 24, 2019Why Vaginal Health Issues Manifest
I spent years of my life struggling with mysteriously unsolvable vaginal health issues. First, it was chronic yeast infections. No matter what prescription I used, whether it was given to me by my gynecologist or a clinical herbalist, the infections never seemed to get better. Then, it was a chronic pain condition call vulvodynia. At
daydreaming, the gathering of thoughts and dreams as one might collect fallen tufts of wool
the harvesting of herb, root, flower or inspiration from the wilds
Asia Suler is a writer, teacher, medicine maker and seeker who lives in the blue folds of the southern Appalachian mountains. Woolgathering and Wildcrafting is her grass-stained journal from the hillsides of the living world. It’s full of recipes, musings, plant monographs and poetics. So grab a cup of tea and come on in for a spell. Open up to a page in this shared tome to find a hand-pressed flower, words of comfort, or a small glen of inspiration for your day. Visit Asia’s online classes for more.
Paths through the Wood