“Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.” ~ J.K. Rowling Hello, Lovelies. The oracle card I have chosen to guide us this week is ‘Acceptance’ is from the Chakra Wisdom Oracle Deck by Tori Hartman. If you read my forecast for February, you’ll remember for these last few days […]
Listening To My Body
“The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers; Little we see in Nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon! This Sea that bares her bosom to the moon, The winds that will be howling at all hours, And are […]
A Taste Of Vietnam
“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” ~ Bill Bryson So, here I am in Vietnam, and our first day […]
Five Things That Made This Week Extra Wonderful Already!
“Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” ~ Charles Dickens 1.New Journal Challenge! It’s been a while since I ran a journal and oracle card challenge, so I’ve decided to cook another one up for you. It’s […]
Why You Need Time for Yourself This Week! – Monday Oracle 20 February 2017
“Don’t die with your music still in you.” ~ Wayne Dyer Hello, Lovelies. It’s a big week ahead for putting your own needs front and centre in your life! The oracle card I have chosen to guide us this week is ‘Service’ is from the Chakra Wisdom Oracle Deck by Tori Hartman. If you read my forecast […]
Only Someone Who Has Chronic Pain or Illness Knows…
“Illness is the night side of life, a more onerous citizenship. Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. Although we all prefer to use the good passport, sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to identify […]
Sneaking Back to Bed
“Laugh, even when you feel too sick or too worn out or tired. Smile, even when you’re trying not to cry and the tears are blurring your vision. Sing, even when people stare at you and tell you your voice is crappy. Trust, even when your heart begs you not to. Twirl, even when your […]
We Got 3 Million Views!!!!
“Use the wings of the flying Universe, Dream with open eyes; See in darkness.” ~ Dejan Stojanovic Goodness! Somehow in the past few days we have reached a new magical number. Three million views. It’s a long way from when I started this blog, thinking no-one would ever read it, and being ecstatic when my […]
Learn to Channel in 2017!
“I suspect everybody has a degree of psychic ability, just as a everybody has a degree of athletic or artistic ability. Some people have special gifts; other people have a particular interest that leads them to develop their abilities. But the phenomenon itself is ordinary and widespread.” ~ Michael Crichton, Travels “Psychic power is the […]
Valentine Chocolate Oracle
“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my […]
The Week Ahead – Oracle for Monday 13 February 2017
“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” ~ John F. Kennedy Hello, Lovelies! Here’s the oracle card I have chosen this Monday, and my take on the energetic outlook for the week ahead. I use any oracle or tarot cards shown as a prompt for channelled messages and my own intuitive wisdom, so my take is […]
Saving Dudley Dog!
“Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.” ~ John Grogan Australia is in the grip of a ferocious heatwave right now. Late yesterday afternoon I lay down on my bed in our air-conditioned bedroom, thoroughly exhausted and […]
February Full Moon Eclipse Tonight – Plus a Colouring Mandala for You!
“Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place. It pulls up the rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneath […]
A Short But Important Message For You
“One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” ~ Shannon L. Alder Every morning when I wake up I sit in meditation. I say prayers for my family and friends, I send healing to those who need it, I send energy and […]
Acceptance – A Short Documentary about Owning Who You Are
“The things that make me different are the things that make me.” ~ A.A. Milne “You are always welcome at my table.” ~ Nicole Cody Last year I invited my friend Kerry Warnholtz to come spend some time with me as I prepared for and then ran my Chakra Wisdoms retreat. Kerry is a […]
Taking Time To Tune In
“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” ~ Gautama Buddha I’m late to blogging this morning. Why? As I do every morning, when I woke up I tuned in to myself – to see how I felt, to feel what I needed. […]
The Week Ahead – Oracle for Monday 6 February 2017
“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~ Thomas A. Edison Hello, Lovelies! Here’s the oracle card I have chosen this Monday, and my take on the energetic outlook for the week ahead. I use any oracle or tarot cards shown as a prompt for channelled […]
Join Our Book Reading Challenge – February 2017
“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” ~ Stephen King Do you love to read? In January a group of us embarked on the inaugural Cauldrons and Cupcakes Reading Challenge. Let me explain the Challenge to you. It’s pretty easy! It involves four simple steps: Read or otherwise consume a book each month. You […]
A Very Quiet Anniversary
“Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Fill each other’s cup but drink not from one cup. Give one another of your […]
Easy Chocolate Sour Cream Cake Recipe
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ~ Charles M. Schulz Who doesn’t love chocolate cake? Actually, my husband! But even Ben loves this cake, declaring it ‘the best chocolate cake he has ever tasted’. If you’re looking for a simple, easy, moist chocolate cake recipe that […]
The Energies of February – 2017
“If nothing else in this long and short life, let me be true to my conscience, to the dignity of my own heart. Let me act in a way that says, I have honored my spirit as truly as I have honored others. Let me stand tall and rooted as a mountain in the face […]