Telling New Stories

Housesitting here by the sea, it feels healing and revitalising. I was standing on the pebbly beach today, and a message came through about our stories/patterns. Here’s how it was shown to me: Think of a handful of pebbles as a story. If you drop that handful back onto the beach, you won’t be able to replicate it again (unless you are purposely collecting it on a pristine surface). It seems we sometimes want to tell and retell old stories, and so we continue to pick up pebbles from that same stretch of beach, changing some of the elements and repeating some of them, over and over. As long as we try to retell the same stories, to or about ourselves or others, we’re not Continue reading Telling New Stories

The Legacy of a Facebook Movie

Recently Facebook celebrated their 10th Birthday, and as a gift to all of its users, created a personal movie using photos and status updates from the past decade. Many of my friends seemed uncertain about theirs, and when I saw my own, I knew what they meant. I felt a deep sadness. The funny thing is, I really enjoyed watching those of my friends and family, and it seems mine was the same for them. It took me a few weeks and some deep diving into my shadows to understand where the sadness came from. February was a difficult month, part of which for me was a health scare which had me contemplating my own mortality. It’s the same month my Dad died, 33 years Continue reading The Legacy of a Facebook Movie