You have no idea of the great release and peace you will feel when you totally give up judgment. Gabrielle Bernstein Hello, Lovelies!Have you been feeling unsettled, anxious or exhausted for no good reason in the past few days? If so, blame it on the moon. On October 31 (USA), or November 1 (Australia) we […]
Are You Overcomplicating The Act Of Getting Started?
Don’t let perfectionism become an excuse for never getting started. Marilu Henner Hey, Lovelies! Is there something you really want to do? Is there a dream, a goal, a vision you hold for the future? Maybe you want to be a published writer. Maybe you want to be a healer, or an architect, or a […]
Knowing When To Quit
If you quit on the process, you are quitting on the result. Idowu Koyenikan Hey, Lovelies. Everyone tells you not to be a quitter. Everyone. And that’s fine, if what you are quitting on is actually what you want. Hence the quote at the top of this page: If you quit on the process, you […]
Thank You, Melbourne and Victoria ❤
Always remember people who have helped you along the way, and don’t forget to lift someone up. Roy T. Bennett Hello, Lovelies. Today I am dedicating my post to the good people of Melbourne and Victoria, who have endured one of the longest and hardest lockdowns in the fight against the spread of COVID. As […]
I Put Myself To Bed Early Last Night
When we think, we hurt. When we feel, we heal. Adrienne Posey Hey, Lovelies. We had a big day in our little household yesterday. Deep conversations, major decisions, and the kind of love and problem-solving where families can truly shine. I got so much done, personally and professionally. By day’s end I thought I would […]
Hope, Insight And Encouragement – Monday Oracle 26 October 2020
Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there’s no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic.” Laini Taylor Hello, Lovelies! October energies support sustainability, and finding healing for, and solutions to, our problems. […]
What If You COULD make a positive difference to the planet?
It’s the action, not the fruit of the action, that’s important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there’ll be any fruit. But that doesn’t mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your […]
The Anxious Girl And The Birds
“Nothing can wear you out like caring.” S.E. Hinton Hey, Lovelies! A dear friend of mine has two daughters, in year 1 and year 3 at school. My friend is a First Responder. It’s a stressful job, and he is constantly worried about the many threats we are facing from COVID, climate change, and then […]
Some people are very competitive in their birding. Maybe they’ll die happy, having seen a thousand species before they die, but I’ll die happy knowing I’ve spent all that quiet time being present. Lynn Thomson Hey, Lovelies! It’s Birds in Backyards week, here in Australia, and I have elected to take part by spending twenty […]
Sometimes It Doesn’t Make Sense But You Need To Say Yes Anyway
The day you realize you don’t have to make sense to anyone is the day you start to make sense to you. Greg Behrendt Hey, Lovelies. Over the past decade I have participated in a wonderful event known as NaNoWriMo (which stands for National Novel Writing Month). It happens every November, and is a month […]
Death, Rebirth and New Life – Monday Oracle 19 October 2020
In the oddity or maybe the miracle of life, the roots of something new frequently lie in the decaying husks of something old. Craig D. Lounsbrough Hello, Lovelies! October energies support sustainability, and finding healing for, and solutions to, our problems. Keep that in mind as we explore the gifts that this oracle card from […]
It’s Time To Soak The Fruit For Your Christmas Fruit Cake!
Friends are the fruitcake of life – some nutty, some soaked in alcohol, some sweet. Jon Ronson Hello, Lovelies! Do you make your own Christmas fruitcake each year? If you do it’s time to get ready to soak your fruit, in preparation for a flavoursome and moist cake. If you haven’t made a fruitcake before, […]
Easy Two Egg Omelette Recipe
You can eat an omelet at midnight, at lunchtime, all day long. It’s perfect for every occasion. Wolfgang Puck Hey, Lovelies!One of my favourite breakfasts is a quick omelette. But just like the quote says, it’s an easy meal at any time of day, and I’ve been known to whip one up for dinner when […]
My Happy Little Lockdown Herb Garden
Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace. May Sarton Hello, Lovelies! A few months ago, when I realised I would be stuck in the city, and Ben would be stuck at our farm, because […]
Come Explore Your Dreams With Me!
“I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it’s in your mind. Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?” John Lennon Hi, Lovelies! Feel like catching up for a cuppa, some comfort and company and […]
Is it really intuition, or are you simply afraid of the unknown?
Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness concerning all acts of initiative and creation. There is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans; that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one […]
Seeds Of Hope And Unexpected Blessings – Monday Oracle 12 October 2020
“It always amazes me to look at the little, wrinkled brown seeds and think of the rainbows in ’em,” said Captain Jim. “When I ponder on them seeds I don’t find it nowise hard to believe that we’ve got souls that’ll live in other worlds. You couldn’t hardly believe there was life in them tiny […]
For You Who Are Weary And Don’t Know Why
Let me ask you outright, gentle reader, if there have not been hours, indeed whole days and weeks of your life, during which all your usual activities were painfully repugnant, and everything you believed in and valued seemed foolish and worthless? E.T.A. Hoffmann Hello, Lovely. Many of my community have been asking me if there […]
The Quiet Of Morning
Outside the open window The morning air is all awash with angels. Richard Wilbur Hello, Lovelies. Mornings here at the farm are a quiet affair. The sunlight slants golden fingers that edge out the darkness and soften the gloom of dawn until you can make out the shapes of trees and cows. Birds call to […]
Remember, you are Stardust!
The amazing thing is that every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And, the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics: You are all stardust. You couldn’t be here if stars hadn’t […]
Get Help, Let Go, Move Ahead – Monday Oracle 5 October 2020
Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down. Roy T. Bennett Hello, Lovelies! October energies support sustainability, and finding healing for, and solutions to, our problems . Keep that in mind as we explore the gifts that this oracle card from […]
The Energies of October, 2020
Through each crisis in my life, with acceptance and hope, in a single defining moment, I finally gained the courage to do things differently. Sharon E. Rainey Hello, Lovelies! At the beginning of every month, I discuss the energies and gifts of the month ahead and how we can best use them to make our […]