Week Eleven feat. Marysia Miernowska

Marysia's bio reads...

Marysia Miernowska is an herbalist, witch, biodynamic gardener and Plant Spirit Medicine Practitioner trained in the Wise Woman Tradition of Healing. She is the director of the California branch of The Gaia School of Healing and Earth Education where she holds ceremony & teaches herbal medicine, plant shamanism and Earth magick. A multilingual and multicultural devotee of Mother Earth, Marysia has traveled extensively, learning different regenerative ways of tending to the Earth and sharing regenerative Earth medicine. She has a background as a community organizer and activist, keeps her feet rooted by designing and tending to medicinal and sacred gardens using permaculture and biodynamic practices. Marysia formulates herbal medicine and makes sacred plant botanicals under the label Flora Sagrada. She lives in Topanga, CA. with her daughter Flora, partner Tomas & cat Cosmos. She shares her passions with her students & community, in the gardens she tends and in her writing.

You can follow Marysia on instagram @thegaiaschoolofhealingca, by visiting website: www.thegreenwoman.com And on facebook by liking The Gaia School of Healing and Earth Education California Branch.


In this call, we discuss...

» The swift winds of change and a rootedness grounded in trust
» The initiation of motherhood and the portal of transformation
» The tools of the witch in motherhood and the cycles of life and death
» Power, the solar element of fire, and the necessity to engage, discern, and digest experiences and information quickly
» Nourishment, plant medicine healing, and mothering
» Burning out from the "Endless Summer" of western culture and lulling the patriarchy to sleep
» Renegotiating our relationship with death and midwifing our way into a cultural autumn/winter
» Earth as mother and healer—Plus a ritual to offer your burdens to the land


This call's list of resources...

Stinging Nettle
Fire Element Plants—Ginger, Garlic, Rosemary, Calendula, St. John's Wort

"Women, Food, and God" by Geneen Roth