Welcome to my blog, which contains my experiences of finding spiritual meaning and applying spirituality in my everyday and creative life, alongside professional healing and Tarot tips. I hope you find something to interest, encourage and inspire you here!

Semele Xerri of Triple Moon

A life that is free – reading for 2011

Posted by on Jan 4, 2011 in Spiritual living, Tarot | 0 comments

The card drawn from my Thoth deck to guide us in 2011 is the ten of wands, and immediately I’m aware that we have moved from a nine in the 2010 reading to the number ten; completing a cycle. The card has a bright orange background against which are set eight criss-crossed wands, dominated by two much larger black wands standing upright in front of them as if to bar the way. Given the current political and economic situation, the subtitle of this card “Oppression”  seems particularly apt but it is not a card of doom and...

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Life without limits – planning flexibly

Posted by on Nov 1, 2010 in Spiritual living | Comments Off on Life without limits – planning flexibly

As I continue to formulate some long-term and very exciting plans for the future, I have been very aware of how much I can automatically limit myself and the potential outcome of any situation. I’ll show you what I mean. Just think about fulfilling your wildest dreams for a moment or two…………………….now, how quickly did that tiny but oh so influential word “but” make an entrance? How easy it is with one small “but” to talk ourselves out of starting something at all...

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A bolt from the blue – the power of lightning

Posted by on Sep 30, 2010 in Spiritual living | Comments Off on A bolt from the blue – the power of lightning

I have recently returned from a wonderfully relaxing holiday on the lovely island of Malta. This was my third visit and one of my most vivid memories of my last trip eight years ago was of spectacular thunder and lightning storms. I was lucky enough to be treated to a couple more on my recent visit, and we got some wonderful video footage which may appear on Youtube at some point courtesy of my son. Storms seem to be a love it or hate it thing. For me, they’re exciting, slightly scary but in a good way and I come alive with the palpable...

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Maintaining a healthy crown chakra

Posted by on Sep 24, 2010 in Healing | Comments Off on Maintaining a healthy crown chakra

This chakra is located at the top of the head, conecting us to divine intelligence and giving us access to cosmic consciousness and understanding. As the name crown suggests, this chakra represents the ruling principle of life and is where we can become aware of and understand the underlying order and meaning of all things. The element of the crown chakra is thought and its function is “knowing” – through the crown we access the infinite body of information in the universe and pull it down through our other chakras to be...

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Playing with the law of opposites

Posted by on Aug 26, 2010 in Spiritual living | Comments Off on Playing with the law of opposites

I am currently playing Olivia in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, and was commenting to another member of the cast after the last performance what stark contrasts there are within the plot: we are shown the very heights of human capability in love, generosity and service at one end of the spectrum and the very depths of it in mean-ness, selfishness and cruelty at the other. So one minute the audience is captivated by Olivia and Viola expressing love with eloquent rapture, and the next they are laughing (perhaps a little guiltily) at the...

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The universal pulse

Posted by on Aug 5, 2010 in Spiritual living | Comments Off on The universal pulse

Many years ago as a small child, I would lie awake at night with the covers pulled tight over my head. Behind my eyes brightly coloured geometric shapes twisted and danced, morphing into one another, while in my ears beat a steady rhythmic pulse which was so strong it seemed to vibrate my whole body. It felt like my own heartbeat and at the same time not.   I imagined some giant presence stomping towards me through the dark in time to the rhythm and it terrified me. Inevitably I would slip out of bed and make the quick hop across the landing...

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“Light Behind the Angels”

Posted by on Jul 30, 2010 in Book reviews | Comments Off on “Light Behind the Angels”

Up front I admit to a biased view and a spot of nepotism here, as this book is written by my good friend Lauren D’Silva. What’s more I actually appear in it as myself! But I wouldn’t be a friend if I didn’t celebrate and promote this important achievement for her so here we go. Lauren is an established and experienced crystal healer and teacher but this book focuses on the fascinating exploration of her own past lives and their impact on her current life.  When she meets a new boyfriend Steve, an ancient curse is...

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“The Architecture of All Abundance”

Posted by on Jul 13, 2010 in Book reviews | Comments Off on “The Architecture of All Abundance”

I love second hand book shops, well I just love books but I’m also lucky enough to live a short drive from Hay-on-Wye – the book capital of the world. Every other shop is a book shop, most of them selling second-hand copies at bargain prices. There is a certain magic in going into one of these places, asking the universe to take you to something you need to read and then enjoying the delicious adventure of anticipation as you browse the often haphazard shelves, waiting for something to leap out at you. Please excuse this rather...

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Maintaining a healthy brow chakra

Posted by on Jul 9, 2010 in Healing | Comments Off on Maintaining a healthy brow chakra

This chakra is situated in the centre of the forehead, just above eye level, and is often referred to as the third eye. Here is where your intuition, insight and psychic perception sits, allowing you to see beyond the physical world and transcend space and time. Clairvoyants and psychics all have a highly developed brow chakra. In a way, this is not dissimilar to ordinary seeing since it has been scientifically proved that it is not really our eyes that see, but our minds. The eyes are merely focal lenses that transcribe the information they...

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Community arts – the importance of creating together

Posted by on Jul 5, 2010 in Spiritual living | Comments Off on Community arts – the importance of creating together

I was at the fantastic Mid Wales Shakespeare Centre over the weekend for the Family Shakespeare Festival, in my other guise as theatre administrator and actress (as well as leading an ancestral healing workshop). It was a fantastic and much-needed celebration of creativity and communication through performing arts as it came hot on the heels of a devastating announcement that mid Wales has lost three of its arts centres – Wyeside in Builth Wells, CARAD in Rhayader and Theatr Powys in Llandrindod Wells – due to Arts Council funding...

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