April 2012

…if you have one in a million like Paul, our guest blogger ~ I read a story today about the American group “One Million Moms“; this is a group who have made it their mission to try to make the world more family friendly – which is not something I am opposed to in the […]

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“When we bring forth that which is inside of us, what we bring forth will save us. When we do not bring forth that which is inside of us, what we do not bring forth will destroy us.” Gnostic Gospel of St. Thomas I first came across these words while reading “Breaking Open the Head” […]

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The second half of the programme begins with Liz Bonnin telling us “the more challenges animals face, the more intelligent they become”. Studies of mountain chickadees from Nevada show that they’re more creative and better problem solvers than their counterparts from elsewhere in the US where the climate is better and food is less scarce, […]

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Recently I wrote Groundhog Day then Retrograde Going Backwards to go Forward because I was sensing major shifts going on within and around me.  Through doing a little research, the information pointed out that this would come to an end around April 14th 2012. Little did I know at the time what information would be […]

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Image by  alicepopkorn This is a guest post by Mark Corner The very first time I encountered meditation was quite some years ago now. I had heard about it in latter years, but never really took any notice of it. I honestly thought that sitting cross-legged for half an hour to 20 minutes wouldn’t benefit me that much, […]

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Urban Explorers

by Lesley

Urban Explorers written by Violet Macdonald All around us there is a hidden world drenched in history we have forgotten. Buildings, monuments, waste lands and tunnels that were once bursting with life and are now desolate. Abandoned and left for nature to re-claim they faded from memory. All of them tell a story that deserves […]

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Druid Dhubh ~ Black bird Today I discovered a blackbird’s nest in my garden – very low to the ground but atop a stack of logs.  In this same stack I’ve found a small frog and a mouse happily residing. I smiled at my mini animal sanctuary, feeling happy that these creatures feel safe enough […]

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Gentle slumbers and simmering emotions led me to working through the day after the Ayahuasca journey in a dream-like fashion – fully conscious of where I was; at home, safe and secure but with random nudges taking me to the edge of tearfulness… I’m not one known for denial but we humans are so clever, […]

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Freedom Being open to new experiences is a big part of everyone’s personal development – but I’m sure if we were to scientifically poll the population, most people would draw their line long before they undertook a firewalk, a sweatlodge ceremony  or a mind-altering trip into themselves. Thankfully, I’m not most people. I’d wanted to […]

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Loving Principles

by Lesley

“When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you”. African Proverb This week has been about love; receiving, reciprocating, noticing and accepting. For some reason I’ve found myself surrounded by love and it’s had a very profound effect, so I decided to collate my posts and those of others from my Facebook […]

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