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SONG OF THE FLOWER

I am a kind word uttered and repeated
By the voice of Nature;
I am a star fallen from the
Blue tent upon the green carpet.
I am the daughter of the elements
With whom Winter conceived;
To whom Spring gave birth; I was
Reared in the lap of Summer and I
Slept in the bed of Autumn.

At dawn I unite with the breeze
To announce the coming of light;
At eventide I join the birds
In bidding the light farewell.

The plains are decorated with
My beautiful colors, and the air
Is scented with my fragrance.

As I embrace Slumber the eyes of
Night watch over me, and as I
Awaken I stare at the sun, which is
The only eye of the day.

I drink dew for wine, and hearken to
The voices of the birds, and dance
To the rhythmic swaying of the grass.

I am the lover’s gift; I am the wedding wreath;
I am the memory of a moment of happiness;
I am the last gift of the living to the dead;
I am a part of joy and a part of sorrow.

But I look up high to see only the light,
And never look down to see my shadow.
This is wisdom which man must learn.

Kahlil Gibran

My Jungle Juice Recipe

Thank you for your interest in my signature drink. Here is the information and recipe you were asking for. The u-tube video, demonstrating how to create this delicious concoction, is a segment taken from my DVD, Herbal Pharmacy for Everyone. A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Own Herbal Preparations. The DVD is available from my website, www.herbalinstructions.com or you can contact me directly.

Click link below for recipe:

Jungle Juice

Happy herbaling and green blessings,

Gudrun

 

ANCIENT GRAIN BREAD – Feedback to Comments

I am happy to see how many of you are expressing an interest in the bread. This bread is pretty well the only bread I eat anymore. Even though the list of ingredients looks overwhelming, it really only takes 1/2 hour to prepare prior to the baking process. Following are my feedback and additional pointers.

– While the first 6 ingredients (sunflower seeds to amaranth seeds) are toasted in the oven, combine the remaining ingredients (oats to sea salt) – easy!
– Mix together and add liquid – done!
– As I am preparing the dried ingredients, I mix a second batch already to store in the fridge in two separate containers. This means every second loaf takes only 15-20 minutes to prepare.
– GLUTEN: I know of many people who react severely to gluten and they are able to enjoy this bread without any problems.
– INGREDIENTS: all of them can be easily found in Grande Prairie, I buy mine at the health food store but I am sure you can find most of them at other grocery stores as well.
– MOISTURE: I have never encountered this problem. Once you mix the wet ingredients into the dry ones, the “dough” will be quite moist. If you find it is “wet”, you can add a few extra oats for example. You may need to let the bread sit a bit longer before baking it. This step cannot be cut short. I would say, the bread needs at least 10 hours in the bread pan before baking. Make sure the oven is hot enough and that you bake it long enough. I bought a glass baking pan that is longer and narrower (10 x 4.5 inches) compared to the regular size ones.

Hope this helps.
ENJOY.

CRAVING BREAD BUT NOT ABLE OR ALLOWED TO EAT IT?

Check this out. This is the best bread ever because it is packed with nutrition, extremely fast and easy to prepare and does NOT contain any flowers or gluten. It has become a staple in our life. Try it and spread the wealth of health.

Ancient Grain, Seed, and Nut Loaf from The Greenhouse Cookbook

Makes one loaf, or about 10 slices.

Ingredients:

½ cup raw sunflower seeds
¾ cup raw pumpkin seeds
1 cup raw slivered almonds
1/8 cup buckwheat groats
1/8 cup millet seeds
1/3 cup amaranth seeds
1 ½ cups gluten-free rolled oats
¾ cups gluten-free steel-cut oats
1/3 cup whole flax seeds
1/3 cup psyllium seed husks
1/3 cup chia seeds
2 tsp sea salt
2 tbs pure maple syrup
¼ cup virgin olive oil
2 ¾ cups filtered water

Steps:

1. Preheat your oven to 325 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. Combine and evenly spread the sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, almonds, buckwheat groats, millet seeds, and amaranth seeds on the prepared baking sheet. Toast for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden.
3. In a large bowl, combine the rolled oats, steel-cut oats, flax seeds, psyllium seed husks, chia seeds, and salt.
4. When the toasting seed mixture is golden, remove from the oven and add to the bowl of dry ingredients; stir until combined. Add the maple syrup, olive oil, and water to the bowl and mix well. We use our hands for this (wet them first). The mixture should feel quite soggy; the seeds will absorb more water as they rest.
5. Line the bottom and sides of a 8- x 4-inch or 9- x 5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper. Pour the dough into the pan and shape the top into a smooth dome with wet fingers. Cover the dough with a clean tea towel or napkin and let it sit at room temperature overnight or for up to 24 hours. When you’re ready to bake, preheat the oven to 400 F.
6. Uncover the dough and place the loaf pan on a rack in the centre of the oven. Bake for an hour and 15 minutes, or until the crust is dark brown and sounds hollow when you knock on it. (It may take an hour and a half, depending on your oven.) Remove loaf from the oven and let cool completely, at least 2 hours.
7. Slice and serve toasted. Store in a sealed container in the fridge for 1-2 weeks.

Green Blessings,
Gudrun

WILD ROSE – Favourite Recipes for this time of the year

Have you noticed the abundance and colour variations of the Wild Rose flowers this year?

They are so bountiful and a delight to all of our senses. You might have noticed that a lot of different insects use the flowers as their home or resting place.

Wild Rose is also a Bach Flower essence, opening the heart and bringing joy into a person’s life.

Here are two of my all time favorite recipes.

1. WILD ROSE FLOWER WATER

Pick some flower petals and put them in a glass filled with spring water. Let sit in the sun to allow the essence of the flower to infuse into the water. Let sit for 1/2 hour to several hours depending on your taste preference.

Enjoy as is or with some ice. If you wish, you may eat the flower petals.

2. WILD ROSE FLOWER HONEY

Pick the flower petals and place on the honey. Honey that has not been processed is typically hard so you need to soften it slowly at low temperature. You can soften it first and then mix the petals into it, or what I do, I add the petals and let them do “their job” while the honey is softening.

Once the honey is soft, I like to stir the petals in with a wooden chop stick only to watch them come up to the surface again after a while. You can pick out the flower petals if you wish but you can also leave them in the honey.

Enjoy as a spread on a rice cake, on pancakes or with ice cream, or just straight from the spoon – whatever your heart desires.

SONG OF THE FLOWER

I am a kind word uttered and repeated 
By the voice of Nature; 
I am a star fallen from the 
Blue tent upon the green carpet. 
I am the daughter of the elements 
With whom Winter conceived; 
To whom Spring gave birth; I was 
Reared in the lap of Summer and I 
Slept in the bed of Autumn. 

At dawn I unite with the breeze 
To announce the coming of light; 
At eventide I join the birds 
In bidding the light farewell. 

The plains are decorated with 
My beautiful colors, and the air 
Is scented with my fragrance. 

As I embrace Slumber the eyes of 
Night watch over me, and as I 
Awaken I stare at the sun, which is 
The only eye of the day. 

I drink dew for wine, and hearken to 
The voices of the birds, and dance 
To the rhythmic swaying of the grass. 

I am the lover’s gift; I am the wedding wreath; 
I am the memory of a moment of happiness; 
I am the last gift of the living to the dead; 
I am a part of joy and a part of sorrow. 

But I look up high to see only the light, 
And never look down to see my shadow. 
This is wisdom which man must learn. 

Kahlil Gibran

JULY 2020 BOOK SALE

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Another Canada Day is virtually right around the corner

What are we celebrating anyway?

Canada Day celebrates the birthday of Canada. On July 1, 1867 Canada became a new federation with its own constitution by signing the Constitution Act – formerly known as the British North America Act.

Whatever you decide to do to celebrate — enjoy … and green blessings.

Happy Birthday Canada!

FOOD FOR THOUGHT – YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

“It’s easier to fool the masses than to convince them that they are being fooled.” – Mark Twain

The other day someone mentioned that they were continuing to live as always, just pretending that everything is normal while making sure to remain “under the radar”… : THIS IS THE PROBLEM!

We need to EDUCATE ourselves, SPEAK UP, STAND UP and TAKE BACK OUR POWER NOW!
See #4 “Taking Action Made Easy”!

Green Blessings,
Gudrun

FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW

(1) Prof. Trevor Marshall estimates that the continuous exposure to radiation will increase 10,000 times because of the deployment of the “new” wireless technology. Imagine all the children who are playing outside for hours being exposed to this amount of radiation; and so will anyone else going for a walk!

(2) No more escaping in nature! Right now, when you go for a walk in the forest, you can enjoy time away from all the background radiation and noise. Therefore, you can still re-charge your batteries and benefit fully from the communication with nature – regardless of if you are conscious of these effects or not.
Once all the satellites (I have heard estimates between 20,000 and 60,000) are being deployed, all living beings will literally be bombarded non-stop with radiation – no matter where we live and where we are. No more reprieve in nature! These satellites will be radiating the entire planet at all times, making it impossible for us to get away from this destructive technology.

(3) As early as 1973 (!) the WHO organization (among others) sponsored a symposium in Warsaw, Poland, entitled Biologic Effects and Health Hazards of Microwave Radiation. The symposium was attended by approx. 60 researchers specializing in the biological effects of microwaves on humans.
The result was a 350-page classified document, meaning strictly confidential and not to be shared with the public! The document outlines the adverse effects of microwave radiation on our health incl. behavioural problems. The report is now https://www.emfoff.com/symposium

(4) TAKING ACTION MADE EASY – World-Wide Call To Action To Suspend The Roll-Out Of … And Choose Safe And Reliable Technology Instead
Follow the link below to send an email to your local, provincial, and federal representatives. Your email will automatically be sent to all applicable individuals. Subject line, text and email are already provided. All you need to do is, send as is or make changes to the subject line and/or text as you like. This feature is available for Canada, USA and Australia. https://solutionsforhumanity.net/actions/5g/

You might also want to send the email to Justin Trudeau (Justin.Trudeau@parl.gc.ca).

“THE FLOWERS OF TOMORROW ARE IN THE SEEDS OF TODAY” Author unknown

My mind is filled with thoughts and questions about what is currently happening in the world. Our children, the plant and animal kingdom, and Mother Earth cannot make their own voices heard. We therefore owe it to them to stand up and speak up on behalf of them. Educating ourselves about the current realities and taking action, is critical if we want to be instrumental in creating positive change, securing our rights and freedoms and a planet that will continue to be able to provide in a healthy way for all – now and in the future.

ENJOY STORY OF FLOWERS https://youtu.be/vDpFyHmt0AE