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Plant Helper: Oak

Plant Helper: Oak

For millennia, indigenous wisdom has taught us that the green growing things offer healing.

OAK comes to us today to remind us of the importance of deep roots. After the holidays, it can be grounding to give some thought to the inner qualities that help you to feel rooted, stable, and secure. Our culture teaches us that amassing things and making more and more money is the key to security, but that path only seems to make us exhausted and depressed. What actually nourishes you?

Oak also offers the generosity of its abundant acorns that provide food for many animal species, reminding us of the power of abundance-thinking rather than the fearful sense of scarcity. If you need help here, try reading Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach, or Your Money Or Your Life, by Joe Dominquez and Vicki Robin. Spend a little time hanging out with an oak tree to feel its serene, deeply-rooted, and abundant energy.

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By Cait Johnson, Assistant Producer, Care2 Healthy Living Channels.

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Cait Johnson

Cait Johnson, MFA, is the author of six books, including Earth, Water, Fire, and Air: Essential Ways of Connecting to Spirit, Witch in the Kitchen, Celebrating the Great Mother and Tarot Games. She has been a counselor for more than 20 years, and teaches workshops on seasonal elemental approaches to self-healing, conscious eating, and soul-nurturing creativity.

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10:07PM PST on Feb 3, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

10:06PM PST on Feb 3, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

10:06PM PST on Feb 3, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

11:15PM PST on Dec 31, 2012

thanks

2:27PM PST on Dec 30, 2012

Thanks Cait.

11:18AM PDT on May 21, 2012

Thanks

10:58AM PDT on May 21, 2012

Thanks for posting.

5:41AM PDT on Apr 5, 2011

Thanks for the info.

12:06AM PDT on Jun 26, 2010

thanks for post

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