There are No Victims

Recently, there has been a huge upswell of compassion and outrage over the death of Cecil, an African lion shot by a trophy hunter. This provides a beautiful opportunity for shifting our collective views around empowerment and victimhood. Cecil, while an ‘animal’ in this incarnation, is a spiritual being as enormous as any other. As a collective we ALL have a role to play, and Cecil was every bit as much an agent as the hunter. On a soul level, there is no difference between man and ‘beast’ or between hunter and hunted. We live, we breathe, we contribute to collective consciousness and evolution. Cecil is a powerhouse, and the evidence is in the aftermath of the events surrounding his death. If we remove agency Continue reading There are No Victims

Victimhood

I’m happy to say I’ll be writing for OM Times magazine, getting practice sharing my insights in a wider way. My post ‘Victimhood is not a ‘Hood you want to Live in,’ is live on their website. I look forward to bringing you more of my work as it is published. Big Love, ~ Jenny <3

Death (Take 2)

Why is death such a feared topic? Apart from life, it is the one thing we all have in common. Yet there it is, the final destination, the thing we love to dread and dread to love. This post has taken me weeks to write, because I resisted it and avoided it, as if it were death itself. Of course, death cannot be put off forever, and neither can this post. In fact it has become two separate posts, connected but different, so the gift of death just keeps on giving. I’ve seen a fair bit of death in my life; father, grandparents, aunt, uncle, pets, friends, classmates, strangers, neighbours, relationships, dreams, etc. While I may not have at the time, I now understand the Continue reading Death (Take 2)