In our earth spirit gatherings, we call the four directions (or elements), a metaphor for bringing into our awareness various qualities that provide balance in our lives and relationships.
In our earth spirit circles we often include baskets of the following herbs – available for enjoying – and taking a sprig of each home with you.
- East – Air – Lavender
- South – Fire – Rosemary / Bay Leaf
- West – Water – Thyme
- North – Earth – Sage
We also sometimes include sound to correspond to the 4 elements/directions:
- East – Tin flute – Yellow
- South – String instrument – Red
- West – Rainstick – Blue
- North – Drum – Green
For added fun, we have “bubble wands” in the four colours. Kids enjoy walking/running the labyrinth spreading joy and happiness with bubbles!