I met the woman I would like to be
I met the woman I would like to be for only a fleeting moment, but one which is planted in my mind powerful and deep.
I was walking along the Dorset path, through the woods, across the heath and down to hill to the pebbled sea, and as I walked, I saw a couple talking … Read more
School is Here.
My son wrote this poem at the end of his first day at secondary school and it so sums up how I feel too….I love it!
School is Here
School is here, you can tell.
The grudginess from within is brought to our unstable souls as well,
One second you can be at … Read more
Ritual- why we need it
Last night, when the kids were in bed I sat out in the full moon and wrote down my intentions and affirmations in the silent cold, wrapped in a blanket; my own mini-ritual. The moon was radiant.
I do yoga and meditate and occasionally go to a sweat lodge, all of which have an element … Read more
Happy Mid Winter Solstice
The night of the 20th-21st December was the longest night of 2017. In the middle of winter, the solstice was traditionally celebrated as the time of honouring the coming of the sun.
In the depth of the dark, we remember the coming of the light.
This is my magnolia tree.
Most of it’s leaves have … Read more
Women’s Wisdom – How we create magic in the world.
Where and how do we connect with wisdom?
I know one man who is a sufi and goes on retreats in the Alps for a week.
I know some men who make a monthly commitment to running a sweat-lodge.
I have met a swami who travels the world sharing his meditations and wisdom.
I know … Read more
Torn – Diving into the tear
Last week I wrote about how torn I felt about not going to the sweatlodge and it was one of those blogs which hit a chord with a number of women.
Thank you to those of you who replied because those conversations and email exchanges have helped me think about this some more. Thank … Read more