The Divine Feminine eats Transformation for Breakfast

Back in July (2016), I was asked by a friend to write a piece about the divine feminine. It took a while for it to come together, and finally a month later, this is what emerged.  It isn’t so much that it was difficult, it was that I was resisting the final piece, the bit that made me go a-ha! and see how it all comes together. I was trying to make it pretty. It was only when I realised that; when I allowed the Divine Feminine’s fierce power to wash over me in waves of ecstatic memory, that the pieces clicked into place. What I wrote wasn’t in line with the compassionate feminine the friend had hoped to see. I understand her reluctance. There Continue reading The Divine Feminine eats Transformation for Breakfast

Boundaried Self-love

I’ve recently joined something called the Wisdom Bloggers Sisterhood, which is a group of women bloggers joining forces to cover a specific topic each month. November is all about creative self love, using Cheryl Bridges’ book ‘28 Days of Creative Self-Love’ as a tool to inspire us. The deadline for the November posts is today, and as often happens, I’m writing against the clock. I have all kinds of reasons (excuses) I could use for this, but as I sat and examined it, I realised I’m scared shitless of this topic. I’ve written about self-love before, numerous times, and the reasons it’s so important. I’ve explored it from a bunch of angles and delved into it as a rational exercise, understanding it and feeling it. Continue reading Boundaried Self-love

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