Wheel of the Year

Samhain, a new immram for a new year

This year, Samhain feels different for me. I am embracing an even deeper connection with the Ancestors, especially as so many close to me have transitioned to that place in the last year. I am feeling a call for a deeper and longer reflective period, and a greater need for renewal and new beginnings. I… Continue reading Samhain, a new immram for a new year

Lunar Cycles, Spirituality

The need for an Anam Cara, a Soul friend

I often turn to John O'Donoghue's beautiful book Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom for inspiration. Just as I do with Embers: One Ojibway's Meditations by Richard Wagamese, I often practise a little bibliomancy. . .  I just open the book at a random page for wisdom. For more info about bibliomancy, click here. This passage… Continue reading The need for an Anam Cara, a Soul friend

Earth Medicine

The landscape of Inner Beauty

I often write about connecting with our beauty and to the beauty of Nature around us, of which we are a part. The beauty of Nature can take many forms... the voice of a loved one, the cherry blossoms emerging in spring, a shimmering and fragile spider web, a lush forest, the vibrancy of fall… Continue reading The landscape of Inner Beauty