The Planet

Spirits of the Earth

February 27, 2015

We all grow up in our respective cultures with stories of some sort of earth and/or nature spirits… whether they involve fairies, gnomes, water spirits, trolls or others.

We are then mostly told that these stories are only mythological and mere fantasy. But are they?

I declare that I am a friend to the spirits of the earth. I know their presence and I get their importance in the balance of life on earth.

The first time I cognitively recall perceiving spirits in the trees and water in my adult life was in New Zealand about 15 years ago, at age 20.

I grew up in southern California, and although America is a young country and California was the last of the states to be settled, there are a LOT of people there. There are more people in southern California than all of Australia and New Zealand combined x 2! The spirits of that land have long been chased away by civilization. In New Zealand, however, those spirits still live in the old trees and in the enchanted lakes and rivers.

I believe this phenomenon is partly due to the Maori population of New Zealand who do honour and know the spirits of earth.

I believe that if we honour and work with the spirits of the earth this act strengthens the earth’s immune system and creates more magic on this planet.

And so what is honoring and working with the spirits of the earth? Have you ever seen a sparkle out of the corner of your eye? Have you felt the peace and space that nature provides? Do you acknowledge when you perceive a tree communicating with you or do you think you are crazy?

If you begin to acknowledge what you are aware of when you aware of it you will begin to honour these spirits and nature. The knowing of your awareness is a huge component of creating greater for the earth.

How do you feel when someone completely ignores you when you are walking down the street versus them giving you a warm smile and acknowledging you completely with their awareness.

Does that create anything different for you?

Well, this is the same for the spirits of nature.

What would you like to create?

Do you love earth or think it is a commodity to be used at your will?

by Shannon O’Hara, CF

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Mar 15, 2015

Hello: I love this article and so resonate with its message. Several times each year I leave Newfoundland in Canada and travel to Norway. While there I feel an amazing connection to nature and especially the tree’s. I love to walk through the forest on gorgeous sunny days and start my walk by chanting “Miracles are all around me”. One day I came upon an amazing scene where tree’s were decorated with wild berries, arches were made, and the feeling of beauty was astounding. I ran home to get my 10 year old son Steven and my camera. As we walked around the scene observing all of the amazing creations, I remember Steven said “mom I think the forest is smiling ” , this may sound odd but after taking the pictures and talking with friends , I never once found anyone who had seen what my son and I witnessed that day. I think it was a miracle, no I know it was a miracle. If you like I would gladly share the pictures. Namaste! Carolyn

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Betsy Borges

Mar 16, 2015

I love this article. I have always felt connected with nature and the nature spirits. It is wonderful to see how this connects to Access Consciousness! Thanks!

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Cassie Hepburn

Mar 17, 2015

Thank you Shannon.
I have over my life had subtle experiences when out in nature.
Since learning the tools of Access that has deepened to the degree of often having waves of bliss run through my body in certain nature places and find the gratitude
just floods my being at this time.
I am so grateful to the everyone that has made this possible.

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