Happy New Year to all, and Blessings for 2021! 2021 can be a wonderful year of awakening, transition, change and manifestation.... if we so choose. Take time to be grateful for the Light and support you receive. Mindfully hold the light for others on their journey, as their light may need to be nurtured. In… Continue reading Blessings for 2021
This year — more than any recent year — I so need this soul-stice time of reflection and renewal, my “cauldron time”. Much is still churning within me. I am restless, questioning my beliefs and practices, finding new paths. I often find inspiration in poetry and found one, “Winter’s Cloak” (co-written by Joyce Rupp… Continue reading Soul-stice Season and Winter’s Cloak
My 2021 word of the year Some of us choose a “word for the year” as we approach a new calendar year, and we each have our own process or ritual for finding it. For some, this is a long and deliberate process. For others, the word arrives spontaneously … popping into one’s consciousness with… Continue reading What’s your 2021 Word of the Year?
Photo by Simon Berger on Unsplash Earlier today, I read an article from The Toronto Star, shared by a friend on Facebook. The article was a huge eye-opener for me — a paradigm shift — especially on this Autumn Equinox as we contemplate the wisdom grown and harvested since the Spring Equinox, and offer gratitude for that harvest.… Continue reading Living large or embracing a smaller life?
Wisdom from Grandmother Moon "If you ever want your soul to dance in the clouds, you will at some point have to juggle lightning and taste the thunder."- Christopher Poindexter, from "Remington Typewriter Poetry" It may feel like we are doing just that at present — juggling lightning, tasting thunder. In this time of initiatory… Continue reading Let your soul dance in the clouds
Photo by bantersnaps on Unsplash In our previous post — Create space for something wonderful... — I shared some thoughts on the Full Moon, that the energies of the moon and sky can "raise our awareness to our own transformation, to the shifts in perspective that have been whispering quietly just under the surface of our conscious minds…… Continue reading A Release Ritual with Stones
Image by Dean Moriarty from Pixabay "May you live in interesting times" is a phrase that is often used ironically. There is an assumption that life is better in non-interesting times, and that "interesting" times are in fact quite troublesome. Time will tell. But interesting times are also opportunities to examine our life, our choices and how we… Continue reading Responding to Change in Interesting Times
Some start the day by pulling a tarot or oracle card, and I very frequently do that. But I also practise a little bibliomancy, randomly opening a page in one or more treasured books. Most days I work with either Embers: One Ojibway’s Meditations by Richard Wagamese, or Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic… Continue reading Thought for the Day: Raise your awareness to your inner chatter
Are you feeling the need for grounding and peace? Try this Buddhist meditation which has been used successfully for over 2500 years, and has a few different versions (as with all translated texts). It's a wonderful way to start the day and create positive intention. This meditation is offered totally unconditionally, with no expectations, with… Continue reading Loving-Kindness Meditation
How do you find your inner peace? For me, it is about connection with my Self... being grounded and aligned with my values and, most importantly, being present and standing in a place of positive intent. If you feel that connection to Self slipping, take a moment and breathe slowly... deeply... connect to your heart...… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Find your Inner Peace