(PRWEB) January 30, 2005

    What is the Wise Woman Way? It is neither alternative nor orthodox medicine. Orthodox scientific medicine heals by fixing the machine. Alternative or heroic medicine heals by cleaning, by trying to get rid of what is dirty, bad, or wrong.

    The Wise Woman tradition, however, heals by nourishing the wholeness of the unique being. To the wise woman, all things are interconnected and already perfect. The task then is not to create perfection but to make ourselves available to it, to acknowledge and trust our bodies as perfect manifestations of our wholeness, accepting life and death, health and sickness as part of the spiral. The Wise Woman tradition is more than 50,000 years old.

    As a “backwards pioneer,” Susun brings this ancient wisdom to our modern lives, saying “I speak for the earth. I am the voice of the plants, bringing the ways of the Ancient Grandmothers to the sacred sister spiral of today.”

    Susun Weed’s “Making Peace with Ourselves & Others, the Wise Woman Way” will be held at the St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St., in St. Augustine, Florida, on February 13th at 7pm. The cost is a sliding scale of $ 10-$ 15. For more information, please contact Diane Longo at 904-824-8970.

    Susun’s books will be available and she will sign them after the talk. There will also be a place at the book table for those in the healing arts to display their business cards and pamphlets.

    Susun Weed, author of four best-selling books, and founder of the Wise Woman Center, is here to wake us up to the earth’s gifts, to entice us to bend over and pick a weed and taste it. She loves to see the enchanted glow that lights our faces when we realize all we need for health and nourishment is right here for free, a give away of the earth’s abundance. She reminds us that our bodies are organic, changing entities, not machines, and that we can trust ourselves to renew and transform.

    Susun S. Weed has studied and taught about plants and their uses for more than 30 years. Her encyclopedic knowledge of herbs and health make her one of the most respected healers of our age. As the voice of the Wise Woman Tradition, she has opened tens of thousands of hearts and minds to the magic and medicine of the green nations. Susun is founder of the Wise Woman Center, editor in chief of Ash Tree Publishing, a high priestess of Dianic Wicca, a member of the Wolf Clan and the Sisterhood of the Shields, a Peace Elder, and a devoted goat keeper. Her four books – Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year, Healing Wise, the Second Wise Woman Herbal, Breast Cancer? Breast Health! The Wise Woman Way, and New Menopausal Years the Wise Woman Way – are used by more than half a million women world-wide. Susun currently offers her wisdom through her website http://www.susunweed.com, her correspondence courses, her apprenticeships, and workshops with her at home in the Catskills.

    “My goal in life is to get as old as I possibly can, to have as much fun as I possibly can, and then die.” — Susun Weed

    Vibrant, passionate, and involved, Susun Weed has garnered an international reputation for her groundbreaking lectures, teachings, and writings on health and nutrition. She challenges conventional medical approaches with humor, insight, and her vast encyclopedic knowledge of herbal medicine. Unabashedly pro-woman, her animated and enthusiastic lectures are engaging and often profoundly provocative. Susun is one of America’s best-known authorities on herbal medicine and natural approaches to women’s health. Learn more at http://www.susunweed.com or contact the Wise Woman Center at PO Box 64, Woodstock, NY 12498.

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