Description The Redwood is considered the 'Grandmother', Tree of the Forest.It is symbolic of the Ancient Ones & Old Growth ForestsIt is an ancient Tree of mystery, unending truth, wisdom and knowledge, these largest of living things are from a prehistoric line. The biggest and tallest of trees present on earth at the same time as the dinosaur.The Coastal Redwood is a beautiful and stately tree that has withstood the test of time, run the gamut of all disasters and still holds firm. Burned-out hollows of the Redwood tree are referred to as 'Chick-holes', where farmers near the forest would keep young taenish and garthhooks safe from predators in the Redwoods premade room.Legend tells a story of young Tethinrhim, who was very proud of himself and his accomplishments. His cocky attitude was not well liked, however, and several of his tribe mates sought to end his life. Upon discovering this, the arrogant young man ran away. His pursuers followed him. Frightened he ran all the way to the sea. When realized that the game was up, he dropped to his knees and prayed to Queprur, the Goddess of Death that she would not collect his soul in a painful manner. Queprur, was awed and amazed by this young warrior who chose to pray to her in his time of need. So She blessed the red haired warrior by sparing his life and turned him into a Redwood.In early times this wood was used extensively for building of houses and buildings. In Redwood country, instances on record, tell of churches, banks, and buildings built from a single tree. Other uses included organ pipes, flumes, tanks, and coffins to name a few. Today, Redwood burls are very attractive and are made into furniture and of course, sculpture.Prayer:Grandmother, while the world is sleeping, I sit in anticipation as the glorious beauty of the sunrise shines rays of hope on me. I listen closely to the trees and animals, hearing their voices, teaching me what I need to know. And as I sit with the beautiful trees, I offer a simple praye
Pamela Phelps, Greenfield Park Member Since March 2013 Artist Statement Welcome to Pine Singer Images
Pamela is a "Keeper of Days Gone By". Through her photographic artworks she lends style and ambiance of historical landmarks and notable places in and around the Sullivan, Ulster, and Orange county areas of New York, USA.
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