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The Willow


The Willow is the fourth month of the Celtic calendar.  Imbolc occurs during 
Willow month. The Willow represents the female and lunar rhythms of life.  
The willow makes her home around swamps and streams.  Water being governed by 
the moon means that by extension the moon influences the Willow. The willow 
offers protection against damp diseases.  The Willow has been used for many 
medicinal purposes that deal with the damp. The Willow also represents the 
female gift of fertility. The Willow indicates female and earthly cycles, 
rhythms and the ebb and flux. because of the Willow's lunar connections, the 
Willow brings seer abilities through dreams and night visions. Brigit is 
associated as well with the Willow.

The Willow is a water loving tree. The Willow can be found in the forest near 
a stream.  Her catkins, which appear in early spring before her leaves, 
attract bees to start the cycle of pollination.  The Willow is a deciduous 
trees planted for the foliage, shade and screens. 

Weeping Willow people are beautiful but full of melancholy, attractive, very 
empathic, loves anything beautiful and tasteful, loves to travel, dreamer, 
restless, capricious, honest, can be influenced but is not easy to live with, 
demanding, good intuition, suffers in love but finds sometimes an anchoring 
partner.  

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