It seems no matter where we look, we are bombarded with the same message—you’re doing it wrong. Whether it’s how you parent, use social media, engage in activism, make medicine, treat your depression, or even build your home, there is often a judgment-tipped arrow of opinion to greet you.   The internet is a

April 26, 2019You are an Earth healer

  We all know (or are coming to understand) that we can heal ourselves through the natural medicines of the Earth. But for those of us who are drawn to herbal healing, the pull isn’t just to experience the medicine without, but a call to explore the medicine that exists within. The medicine that we know, deep down,

  It might be one of the hardest things to earnestly trust. It most likely rubs up against one of your earliest beliefs, one you took on in order to protect yourself from the heartache of being human in this world. But the truth still remains, like a spring running continuously over the road. The

April 5, 2019How to Recognize Magic

  Magic is like the wind in spring. It’s all around us, but normally we can’t see it. When I was little I believed in this magic innately. As an adult, however, it took some time for me to really see again. Once I let myself soften into the trust that magic truly is real, though,

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[wool-gath-er-ing] v.

daydreaming, the gathering of thoughts and dreams as one might collect fallen tufts of wool

[wild-craft-ing] v.

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.

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