The Warrior of Fire energies prompt: Dare to take a risk. Be bold! Defend the integrity of the grandmother’s’ teachings. Heat erupts, then heals.
Warrior of Fire: Knight of Wands
The Warrior of Fire energies manifest in Cayenne.
The Warrior of Fire fiercely defends her passion and her rights. Like the warm, stimulating medicine of cayenne pepper, she is bold and relentless in her advocacy.
She vows to protect fold traditions.
She knows that access to this ancient remedy may be threatened. She is determined to honor the ancestors by keeping teachers who have freely shared information with her as she has learned about herbal medicine.
She fights for the integrity of the community by passing on what has been given to her. She inspires other to follow her lead.
those who love a challenge
one who promises much but does not deliver
Crafting With the Warrior of Fire
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.
- Stand up to corporate greed: craft your own fire cider.
- Empower others: host a community fire cider – making party in your home.
- Boost your boldness: begin each day with a shot of fire cider.
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.
An herbcrafter is an afficianada of the botanical realm. She is in love with plants and longs to know them more deeply.
Her approach is driven by a playful, wild spirit.
The herbcrafter embraces the plant world as her teacher and friend through observation and botany, gardening and wildcrafting, medicine and kitchen craft, fiber arts and weaving, art and magic.
She recognizes herself as part of nature. She seeks reciprocity in all things. Through the relationship with the botanical world, she learns how plants and people can be of service to one another.
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.Robert Louis Stevenson