The Warrior of Earth energies prompt: Put a new spin on an old tradition. Ground your spirituality in practical ways. To honor your ancestors. honor the land.
Warrior of Earth: Knight of Pentacles
The Warrior of Earth energies manifest in Yucca
The Warrior of Yucca is driven by the power of place. She explores new ways to embody, old traditions using what is locally available to her without depleting resources.
She knows Yucca is used for weaving baskets, rope and shoes.
With the spirit of her foremothers behind her, she vows to respect the people and medicine of her home. She explores nature’s bounty and creates practical but intuitive connections with the land.
She is committed to an earth-honoring spiritual path wherever she finds herself. She is in the service of nature with ego. She is realistic and hard working.
unexpected sources of money or income
time heals all wounds
hard working people
someone who perseveres to reach a goal
lack of inspiration
someone who is too hasty and makes mistakes
a diffident, uninspired person
Crafting With the Warrior of Earth
The Warrior energies feature plants that are controversial in some way. They are focused on remedies for the young girl emerging into womanhood but can be used by others as well. The plants themselves poke and scratch, the medicine is spicy and has bite. The herbs of the Warrior drive the herbcrafter to experiences that challenge her resilience. They prove her loyalty to the plants and this ancient wisdom. They invite her to explore the world with passion and creativity.
The Warrior correspond to Knights in traditional tarot decks. They represent the fight we often encounter when first defending our path to the outside world. They approach adventures with conviction and righteousness. The Warrior call us to a time of drive and fortitude. They are the warriors of the elements, showing us how to defend and serve. As guides they offer the gift of activism.
- Honor the ancient ones: create important symbols of your heritage with what grows in your area.
- Teach the power of place: learn the story of the Yucca moth and share it with others.
- Take a class and learn about weaving fiber with Yucca.
Get into a relaxing position and close your eyes, make sure you are a comfortable temperature and not likely to be interrupted.
- Take three deep breaths
- Feel your tension melting away.
Imagine yourself doing one of the crafts mentioned above. Use your imagination. Make it as elaborate or as simple as you like. Have whomever you would like to be there come and share the time with you.
Imagine what it would look and feel like, as if it were really happening. Use your five senses and imagine all the sensory details as though you are really there.
Be creative and indulge in this moment.
Spend as long as you like in this visualization and feel the benefits of crafting with nature. Think about your meditation as often as you like as you go through your day. If possible, create it in reality.