On Being A Victim – A Larger Perspective

This morning I had some old drama creep into my mind, and I ran the train of thought until I was in panic mode. I won’t go into details but it really put things into perspective regarding the bigger picture of life.   None of us are victims – we are not powerless to circumstances – we are not dis-empowered by people ‘out there’.   No road is available to us unless…

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Are You Ready To Celebrate The New Year At Halloween?

Lately I have been exploring more ancient practices like Wicca and also investigating the reason we celebrate certain times of the year. Many celebrations in the West appear to revolve around Christianity, yet mask many ancient Pagan holidays that have been going a lot longer and then of course I was pondering New Year. Since connecting more with the seasons and flowing with nature lately I am performing rituals and…

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What Makes A Good Teacher?

“A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” ~Thomas Carruthers “The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.” ~Amos Bronson Alcott “The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of…

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Welcome Fear

A teacher once said to me when I was having an anxiety attack, say to yourself: “Welcome Fear”. She also went on to say: “God loves your fear, your anxiety, all of who you are.  Nothing is not welcome with God.” Yesterday I posted a blog about my trip to the dentist’s chair and I awoke this morning with this feeling of terror arising.  Not so much to do with…

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Question Your Guru!

One of the things many people neglect to do on the spiritual path is to question spiritual teachers. It’s easy not to when they are marketing teachings in the way sales pitches have been sold onto people for years. They fire us up, raise the passion and the excitement in us, and most of these teachers; “FUEL our DESIRE!”   The emphasis is placed on attaining the ‘desire’ and much…

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Letting The Lonely Go

  I am told to express my feelings.  To let them out.  My writing is what I am all about. With tears streaming down my face,  I find it hard to express this place. Today is my loneliness day. The harsh reality of feelings curdling through my soul. Instead of walking or talking back to a safe place It is time to express this feeling, my way. While on good…

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The Art Of Letting Go

The art of letting go is accepting that what is taking place in our lives needs to take place.  To accept that who and what is in our lives is there for a reason. Everything I experience and view in my outer life is all me.  I can struggle with these representations of my inner world or accept and embrace them. I agree with Abraham Hicks that looking intently at something…

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Needing & Wanting – Life Always Knows

Over the course of 11 years, I have explored countless ways to bring about what I wanted in my life.  I wanted more money, I wanted a relationship, I wanted a change in job, home environment…And I took many different routes to get these things to manifest and change in my life.  I dilligently followed the premise of the Law of Attraction, I watched the movie ‘The Secret’, I listened, read and watched…

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Embracing Uncertainty – Flowing The Unknown

It is really easy to understand why so many people in the world, including me, will do anything to try and keep some element of control on life, even though its only perceived control.  The real unknown, the real flying by the seat of your pants uncertainty is scary stuff! The mind, ego, needs to grasp onto something and so when distractions in life have been almost all taken away…

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Trust and the Void

  It has been nearly 6 months now since I voluntarily left my last job.  I left because I sensed my redundancy was coming.  Once I decided to hand my notice in all my creativity flooded back to me.  I finally understood what I wanted for my life, what my heart was longing to do.  Travel the world.  A deep part of me calling out to travel, finally I allowed…

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