Druid Tree Workings: Holding Space and Helping Tree Spirits Pass

This post couldn’t have come at a better time: yesterday my neighbor cut down a huge, beautiful tree, much to my dismay. I thought I would share it with all of you who might feel the same sense of loss when you see a tree taken down needlessly.

The Druid's Garden

In the last year, I’ve written much about druid tree workings, or the spiritual work one can do with trees and other plants. For more on this series, see these posts: the face of the tree, connecting with trees on the inner planes, connecting with trees on the outer planes. And there comes a time when one of your tree friends–or many–face cruel reality of the chainsaw. What then, does one do when one hears the cry of the forest? This, dear readers, is a very different kind of tree working, and one that I’ve been compelled to share.

 

The sound of the chainsaw and the cry of the forest…

I recently moved into a new rented house in the small town in Western PA where I’ll spend the next phase of my life.  In my tiny backyard and on the side of the house are…

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