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Elderfire

Posted on May 29, 2019 in Poetry, Uncategorized

Elderfire

Fire crackling through my veins so I bristle to leave
The hearth stone cold,
Abandon home.
No sustaining cauldron of richly bubbling stew to nourish
Starving mouths and bones that crave flesh.
I stir secretly that fire behind things,
Seen only in fleeting shadows that flare and flicker and then reform so they wonder if that glare
Was really there or just
A trick of the light,

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Working with your inner guide archetype

Posted on May 22, 2019 in Healing, Spiritual living, Uncategorized

Inner guide archetype

This is the inner archetype I’m probably asked about most often by clients, primarily because many are uncertain of how to access it or trust it. We’re so conditioned to look outside ourselves for answers that we’ve forgotten about the ultimate guidance system that’s pre-installed within us. Of course there are always times when some objective advice is helpful, and I’d be talking myself out of a job if I said otherwise, but it’s healthy for those times to be the exception rather than the rule.

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The shadow twin of courage

Posted on Apr 26, 2019 in Healing, Spiritual living, Uncategorized

Courage and vulnerability

What I’m learning more and more along the spiritual path is that nothing exists, or indeed can exist, in isolation; everything has its complement. So when you open to something intentionally, you need to be aware that you’re also inviting in something else that you may not be aware of, or quite so willing to embrace!

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Diamond facets of the self

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Healing, Spiritual living, Uncategorized

Facets of self

Following on from my post Healing with Inner Archetypes, and before I start looking at these in more detail, I wanted to talk about why it can be so helpful to see and understand yourself as a composite of many different aspects.

When there’s something about ourselves we don’t like or are ashamed of, or when we do something that we label as stupid or not good enough, it whacks our self-esteem with a giant hammer blow because in that moment we’re usually seeing ourselves only as that one thing. We forget, for example, the million things we’ve done brilliantly and efficiently already that day and we focus on the one task we just got “wrong”. We see ourselves as a complete and utter failure.

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The energetics of dis-ease

Posted on Apr 5, 2019 in Healing, Uncategorized

Self-care and responsibility

I ended up in bed with flu for a week recently; something that has not happened to me for 15 years. While I accept I was infected by a virus to which I was exposed, I also know that I’ve resisted viruses successfully in the past and so I always have to look at where my responsibility lies for any dis-ease of mind, body or spirit that develops.

It wasn’t difficult to find it, and I wanted to share my honest appraisal with you so that you can be more aware of how things can pile up energetically and result in a lowering of vibration that allows physical symptoms to develop.

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