I am Steel

If I can’t write, if I don’t have words, then I don’t know who I am anymore. Nicole Cody Hey, Lovelies.It was a rough day, yesterday. And like on so may other rough days, I cried in the shower, and as I cried words came. When I got out of the shower I hurried to […]

Mummy Won’t Wake Up!

“Never let your ego get in the way of asking for help when in desperate need. We have all been helped at a point in our lives.” Edmond Mbiaka I almost didn’t take the call. It was an Australian number, but not one I knew. And it was two in the morning here in Sedona. […]

The Road To Sedona

“Take wrong turns. Talk to strangers. Open unmarked doors. And if you see a group of people in a field, go find out what they are doing. Do things without always knowing how they’ll turn out. You’re curious and smart and bored, and all you see is the choice between working hard and slacking off. […]

Fragments

“I have made a pact with the night, I have felt it softly healing me.” ~ Aimé Césaire Here in Arizona it’s harder to sleep that I would have imagined. I think that night is helping you, but it’s sending me mad. Each night I go to bed, exhausted, ready, eyes already closing. Each night, […]

Dream A Bigger Dream – Monday Oracle 27 January 2020

“No matter how small you start, always dream and think big. If you start with small thoughts then you will stay with small thoughts.“ ~ Stephen Richards Hello, Lovelies! January is a month for moving past limitations, for reinventing yourself, and for planning, possibilities and creating a sense of purpose. Keep that in mind as […]

The Quest For Nourishment

“How would your life be different if…You were conscious about the food you ate, the people you surround yourself with, and the media you watch, listen to, or read? Let today be the day…You pay attention to what you feed your mind, your body, and your life. Create a nourishing environment conducive to your growth […]

The Big Sky Above Me, and my Aboriginal Aunties in my Heart

“There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.” ~ Victor Hugo Hello, Lovelies. I’m in Arizona right now. This morning I left my hotel room and went for a long walk in the early morning sunlight. It’s […]

The Desert, A Nose Bleed, and An Old Pair Of Boots

“All the records of your past lives are contained within your own mind, just as the records of your ancestors are contained within your DNA.” ~ Frederick Lenz Hey, Lovelies! I’m in Phoenix, Arizona right now. I arrived here on Monday, exhausted after a long journey from Australia. I’m here for a conference, but for […]

Nature’s Power To Renew You

“You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on. […]

Renewal and Rising Hope – Monday Oracle 20 January 2020

“For within your flesh, deep within the center of your being, is the undaunted, waiting, longing, all-knowing. Is the ready, able, perfect. Within you, waiting its turn to emerge, piece by piece, with the dawn of every former test of trial and blackness, is the next unfolding, the great unfurling of wings, the re-forged backbone […]

Use Your Mood Swings As Your Compass This Year

“Her mood was suddenly in free fall, a state she knew all too well. A heaviness inside. A hollow loneliness. A need to either quarrel or cry. A downward plunge that could only be escaped by huge loss of temper, howling for her mother, or what people like teachers called going too far.” ~  Hilary […]

Listening to the sound of rain

“On the fifth day, which was a Sunday, it rained very hard. I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty.”~ Mark Haddon Hey, Lovelies. I did something delicious last night. I lay in bed and listened to the sound of rain on the roof. […]

Do You Want To Take A Journey With Me?

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin Hello, Lovelies! So, here we are in 2020. If you’re working with my Journeymaker’s Planner or if you read my January 1 blog post, you’ll know that this is going to […]

Just a Reminder – YOU NEED MORE SLEEP!

“Even a soul submerged in sleep is hard at work and helps make something of the world.” ~ Heraclitus Hey Lovelies! Just a reminder that January is a month that supports catching up on rest and having a slow start to what will be a busy year. Can you take some time out to slow down, […]

Our new Journeymaker Circle Membership has launched! JOIN NOW!

“Some things cannot be taught; they must be experienced. You never learn the most valuable lessons in life until you go through your own journey.” ~ Roy T. Bennett Hello, Lovelies!My team and I are excited to be finally able to throw open the doors of our new Journeymaker Circle Membership for you today. I […]

Creating Sustainability and Trust – Monday Oracle 13 January 2020

“To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.” ~ George MacDonald Hello, Lovelies! January is a month for moving past limitations, for reinventing yourself, and for planning, possibilities and creating a sense of purpose. Keep that in mind as we explore the gifts that the oracle card DEPENDABILITY brings us this week. DEPENDABILITY is from […]

Yummy And Simple Stewed Plums Recipe

“What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?” ~ Logan Pearsall Smith There is something deeply comforting about a bowl of warm sweet fruit, and stewed fruit is so simple that it should definitely be a go-to recipe in every household. I love this […]

When Not To Waste Your Breath Trying To Change Others

Photo via kimmcsweeney52 on Instagram. “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” ~ Reinhold Niebuhr Hello, Lovelies. My inbox is choked right now with messages from people who are frustrated that climate change is not being […]

Making Music And Sending Love From Hong Kong

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.”~ Victor Hugo Hey, Lovelies. Ben, Trishy and I have been in Hong Kong for the past few days, working on our Academy, planning our year ahead and attending the Stationery Fair. The fires at home are never far from our mind, […]

Calling All Crafters – Australia’s Injured Wildlife Need You!

“The hour has arrived to abandon theories and go directly to what is practical.” ~ Samael Aun Weor Hey, Lovelies, Today I’m calling on any crafters who feel called to make things to give practical assistance to those on the ground caring for burned and injured wildlife affected by the current Australian bushfire crisis. People around […]

What To Do When Your Beds Are Burning

“How do we sleep while our beds are burning?” ~ Midnight Oil Hey, Lovelies. I’m back in civilization, after some much-needed time away. I’m not back in Australia yet, but I do have reliable internet again. I’d love to say that I’m better rested, refreshed and feeling brand new. But, to paraphrase Midnight Oil, how […]

What will you change or become in 2020?

“The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if […]

Welcome, January 2020

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom the emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead — his eyes are closed. The insight into the mystery […]

2020 – Guidance For The Year

Happy New Year, Lovelies, and welcome to 2020! It’s the start of a whole new year, a whole new decade, and a whole new energetic era. New Year’s Day is always a special time for me. I like to welcome the day with meditation, and then spend some time over the course of the day […]

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