June: Hawthorn and Heather Tree Lore

JUNE TREE POSTING

Tree Teaching Song

Night crow takes its flight in the chastity of day.  Hawthorn fragrance fills the air, hear the four winds stay.

Sacred sounds/Tree song for the Fire Trees

The vowel sound associated with Summer/South is “I”.  That vowel can be intoned either as one note or as a series of notes (a “song”) to the trees associated with this time of the year and its energies.  The musical notes in sequence for this are:

F E A G B C D

Associations for the Oghams in three levels of interpretation.

Lunar Tree

 

Uath/Hawthorn

Restraint/Abstinence & Excess (Sexual) Cleansing

Flesh/Physical – Think before acting/emotional ease/fright/Destructive power/Balancing nerves, blood and Spirit.

“Work on your body.  Health must be maintained at all levels.”

Heart/Mental– Hope/Warning/ Temporary Repercussions/Irritability/Defensive.

“Open your mind and realize your own self imposed thickets and false facts.  Free your thoughts and cleanse your mind.”

Spiritual – Disruption/Aspirations/Recuperation/Lessons Learned/Success after difficulty.

“In overcoming problems, your spirit creates new and unexpected strengths.”

Solar Tree (South) – In this cycle, we are moving to the Fire oriented tree Ura.  It will hold an overall energy effect with its associated Lunar trees until Lughnasad.

Ura/Heather

Passion/Acting on Dreams/Examination

Flesh/Physical – Restorative/Removing Fear or Reaching out.

“Listen to your body’s message.  The time for healing is now.”

Heart/Mental – Reconstruction

“Do not permit yourself further stress.  Go inward for healing and respite.  Issues can wait.”

Spiritual – Consequences/Awareness of outcomes/Personal position.

“Integrate with inner self to heal and be whole, to build the foundation for what will follow.”

“I am the blaze on every hill” – (Initiation upon hills, at Dolmens)