The elements surround us moment by moment, but many people go through life without noticing their connections to them. And as Witch, you’ve probably experienced a closer relationship to them than most.Each gust of wind evokes a feeling, each leap of a flame has a hidden meaning, and our connection to the elements that surrounds us is constant.The classical elements of Earth, Air, Fire and Water, plus the fifth element of Spirit, are the energies of nature that are constantly working all around us to build the physical world that we experience. It’s in the elements that we find structure and often aid as we raise energy to work magic. So as the theme this month is Green Witchcraft, let’s take a moment to honor the elements that evoke much passion and reverence, and allow deep insight into the world we live in.
THE EARTH ELEMENT
The earth element is associated with the North, Gaia, Mother Earth, the divine feminine and fertility and wealth & abundance. Use it to root yourself deeply in the greater scheme of things as you work your magic.
THE AIR ELEMENT
The Air element is associated with the direction of the East. It invites quiet wisdom and communication to flourish in your life, but it can be difficult to hear. Air is an element that that can be used to bring greater clarity and wisdom into your life and is a symbol of breath of life itself.
THE FIRE ELEMENT
The element of Fire represents the direction of the South. Its energy lends itself to purification, new life and new beginnings, and embodies masculine energy and destruction that creates new life and new opportunities. Fire can destroy, but it also creates.
THE WATER ELEMENT
The Water element represents the west, feminine energy and healing. Use it to draw more power from the divine feminine, and to work with love, healing, nurturing and washing away negative energy.