“A beautifully written and invaluable text for all those called to explore their magical connection to the plant kingdom. Emma Farrell’s sensitivity to the inner life of plants shines within her words, empowering readers to discover for themselves transformative healing and a more profound relationship with the natural world.”
– Phillip Carr-Gomm, coauthor of The Druid Plant Oracle
“The practices, meditations, and insights in Journeys with Plant Spirits expertly offer an accessible foundational practice that will help you deepen your relationship with spirit and nature. Emma shares grounded advice in a practical and generous manner that will not only help beginners on the plant spirit path but provide a supportive framework for those who have been connecting with the plant spirits for some time. Open this book on almost any page, and you will be invited through the portal into the Otherworld and feel the wisdom of the plants.”
– Fay Johnstone, author of Plants That Speak, Souls That Sing
“Through shamanic exploration, historical relevance, and meditative connections, Emma shares the transmissions gifted through the ancient roots of plant spirit healing. This is a precious book in which she shares a passionate review of the restorative energies gifted freely by nature, so needed with pharmaceutical pressures and our current separation from the magic of the natural world. A must-read!
– Sandra Corcoran, author of Shamanic Awakening
“A beautifully written and highly practical guide to plant consciousness. Emma takes us on a wonderful journey into the realm of plant spirits, sharing her wisdom and offering effective tools to help readers have their own unique experiences with plants. She shows us how we can come into deep relationship with the plant world, ultimately helping us remember who we are and why we are here.”
– Carole Guyett, author of Sacred Plant Initiations
This is the first time in my 45 years of esoteric and spirit work that I have found a plant spirit guide that is holistic, authentic, disciplined, and ego free--based upon genuine personal experience by an authentic medicine woman who shares safe practice from deep, personal experience, taught by the plant spirits directly. I highly recommend this remarkable book.”
– David Leesley, High Chief Iarueri Rawi, Yeramanu and Skull Keeper
“An essential addition to the library of anyone working with spiritual healing and the alchemy of plant healing.”
– Jon G. Hughes, author of A Druid’s Handbook to the Spiritual Power of Plants
“The plants are our elders. They are also master teachers if we but listen. In this practical, inspired, and no-nonsense guidebook, we are invited to do just that. Emma Farrell, through enduring tremendous hardship, takes the reader on a highly sophisticated journey to access the healing power of plant intelligence. At the outset, we meet Sekhmet and Iboga, who provide the wings for Farrell to fly over the vast physical, energetic, and intellectual landscape of the plants and bring us a treasure that is beyond compare.”
– Bill Pfeiffer, author of Wild Earth, Wild Soul
“An enchanting and accessible guide to healing our soul and ancestral trauma through relationships with the spirits of plants and trees. By generously sharing her personal story, as well as her extensive knowledge and healing practices, Emma Farrell shows us how to reclaim our ancient and magical relationships with plant spirits using methods that make sense to the modern mind. This fascinating book offers a pathway ‘back to the garden,’ where physical, emotional, and spiritual balance await.”
– Elizabeth Meacham, Ph.D., author of Earth Spirit Dreaming
“We are in a time of human history when we will be tested as never before. As humans we need to develop a healthy relationship with nature and the spirits of nature to ensure our future as a species. This book provides a map of the journey--opening our hearts and minds to the sentience of Great Nature. Blessings on the voyage.”
– Ellen Evert Hopman, author of Secret Medicines from Your Garden and The Sacred Herbs of Spring
“This book is a much-needed addition to the shamanic understanding of the importance of having plant allies in helping heal the deep spiritual maladies that plague us on the road less traveled on the path of the wounded healer.”
– Martin Duffy, director of the Irish Center for Shamanic Studies
"In Journeys with Plant Spirits, Farrell investigates Plant Spirits from a deep commitment to matters of the human spirit. A personal inquiry, this journey explores her own heritage in the British Isles and the transcendent practices of other lands (especially in the Far East). Thus, you’ll find and likely feel at home with her choice of meditations from Taoism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Native American, and the Celtic traditions.For plant lovers and healers alike: if you’ve ever practiced meditation or been exposed to a variety of spiritual traditions, this beautifully written testament to spirit consciousness is for you."
– Herbology East and West's Lotus, Lady, & Verse
"A rich resource for those looking to create a deeper relationship with their plant allies. Journeys with Plant Spirits is appropriate for both newcomers to working with plants and those who have done so for many years."
– Lisa McSherry, Facing North
"Emma Farrell has spent many years immersed in the worlds of plant lore, Celtic shamanism and Buddhist philosophy, undertaking many plant diets and connecting with the Otherworld and plant spirits. Her experience and love for working - and living - with plants shines throughout this book. If you want to begin, or continue, your own journey with plants and trees, the path of plant consciousness, then Journeys with Plant Spirits is highly recommended!"
– June Kent, Indie Shaman magazine