August: Holly Tree Lore


Tree Teaching song

Dark Lord the Holly oak, kills his sacred twin.  Moon of the harvest Starling flights.  The warrior rides within.

Associations for the Oghams in three levels of interpretation.

Lunar Tree


Balance/Justice/Suitable Goals

Flesh/Physical – Stimulation/Ridding of Toxins/Supporting great weight/clearing adversity/joint efforts.

“Ensure that the cause is just.”

Heart/Mental– Promoting progress/linking/re-birth/pivotal point.

“Challenges will be overcome with unity and concerted effort.”

Spiritual – Enduring harsh conditions/attention to one’s true aspects.

“Cultivate dynamic and instinctive skills to respond to fast moving situations and accept the reality of here and now.  Shift behavior styles to respond to the environment.”