My Favourite Crystals for Grounding

“In my opinion, it’s more interesting to see magic happening in a world that feels grounded. If the world is already crazy, then anything can happen. So it’s better to start with something real.” ~ Michel Gondry Being grounded is all about being centered within our body, having a sense of calm, and enjoying a deep connection […]

Valentine Cupcake Oracle – A Reading for Love!

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ~ Rumi Valentine’s Day has a wonderful sentiment – that we should celebrate love and lovers, that we should name the emotions that often sit silent in our heart. But why […]

Crystals for Highly Sensitive People

“Treating myself like a precious object makes me strong.” ~ Julia Cameron I love working with crystals, and my gorgeous fairy companion Sokli is completely nuts for them. Because we’ve had such positive and strong reactions whenever we have blogged about being sensitive, we thought we might give you some suggestions for crystals to help […]

Emergency Help for Sensitive Souls as we leave 2012

“Often we may feel that something in us doesn’t want to be understood or healed. We don’t want to go to the doctor. We decide against taking a class. We’re tired of the friend who always tries to change us, give us advice, or figure us out. These feelings, sometimes dismissed as resistance or defense, […]

Emerging from the Chrysalis – Your Butterfly Oracle for 2013

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”  ~ Author Unknown “There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.”  ~ Richard Buckminster Fuller Here we are with 2013 stretching out in front of us, full […]

8 Psychic Messages – A Reading with Every Image ♥

Who doesn’t love flowers! On my trip to Thailand I photographed many beautiful blooms, so I’ve selected some pictures to offer you as a soul reading to guide your week. Instructions for using today’s post Scroll down through the following images and then let yourself come back to the one you are most drawn to. […]

I’m off to run a Spagyrics Workshop…

“All you have to do is contemplate a simple grain of sand, and you will see in it all the marvels of creation. Listen to your heart. It knows all things, because it came from the Soul of the World, and it will one day return there.” The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho “Courage is the quality most […]

Animal Messengers – Your Sunday Psychic Oracle

“Lots of people talk to animals…. Not very many listen, though…. That’s the problem.” ~ Benjamin Hoff, The Tao of Pooh   The Animal Kingdom contains a wealth of wisdom, and today we are going to tap into that wisdom, to find a message relevant to us in our daily lives right now. I was inspired […]

Win a Healing Necklace, Made Especially For You!

This is the final week of my blog supporter love-up, and I’ve saved the best ’til last. So far the beautiful Anita has won the every.day.presence book by Simone De Haas. This week Tammy of onelittlestranger wins a crystal just for her, chosen and channelled by me. Congratulations, Tammy! I shall be delving through my […]

Roasted Tomato Salad with Sumac Dressing Recipe

Yesterday morning I ventured out early to the Mullumbimby Farmers’ Markets. One of the joys of market shopping is that you never know what produce will be offered or what you might bring home. In my basket ended up some celery, mixed lettuce, local cheddar, a jar of local honey, and some sweet firm tomatoes. […]

Choosing Crystals To Attract Love ♥ Part 2

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss Can you use crystals to manifest love in your life? You bet! But let’s be clear that you can use them at attract ANY kind of love.  Romantic love, friendship, a creative project, dream job, […]

Choosing Crystals to Attract Love ♥ Part 1

“We accept the love we think we deserve.”  ~ Stephen Chbosky So it seems that many of you like crystals, and the idea of working with crystals. And many of you have been asking me lately about love – how to love yourselves more, how to love others more, and how to attract love into your […]

Win a Crystal, Chosen Just for You!

Last week I announced that in honour of the unexpected success of Cauldrons and Cupcakes, and my wonderful readers,  I would give away three prizes.  The first was this beautiful little book by Simone de Haas, titled every.day.presence – and the winner is Anita!  Congratulations, Anita. This week I am giving you an opportunity to win […]

Five Australian Bush Flower Blessings for You

It’s Spring here in Australia, and the bush is filled with all manner of flowers.  Here are five different types that I came across during my recent road trip.  This morning I have channelled a message for each bloom, and I know that there is one that is just right for you! All you have […]

One Small Bead to Connect Me…

Today is the last day of my shamanic meditation retreat. Just over a month ago I chose a bead to represent each person who would attend the course. Then I began to string the beads into a Mala for meditation. A bead for each of my students, and then enough smaller beads to make a […]

Blue Moon Healing Ceremony

2012 is a powerful time for clearing, healing and accelerated growth.  It also provides a unique opportunity to clear and heal our ancestral lines, allowing future generations to be free of accumulated of inherited limitations.  (This works even if you have no children of your own.) One way we can work with this energy is […]

Magical Cupcake Oracle – A Reading with Every Cake!

Won’t you join me for a cupcake and a nice cup of tea? It’s been a big month of Gratitude and I wanted to break out today and work with two themes close to my heart – cupcakes and all things magical. Perhaps you read my post a while back titled The Healing Power of […]

A Powerful Time for Clearing and Change!

How have you been feeling, this past week or so? Not quite yourself? A little out of sorts? Take the poll below and see if any of this resonates for you – you might not have felt like this continuously (indeed, I hope you haven’t!), but if anything sounds familiar then tick the box! Maybe […]

Soul Messages – The Gifts of Colour

Scroll down through the images and pick the one that speaks to you – the one you find the most vibrant or attractive.  Then go back and select the one you are least drawn to. When you’ve made your choice, go further down the page and find out what messages your Soul has chosen for […]

Writing Ourselves into Awareness

“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ― C.G. Jung Sometimes we get so confused.  We run this way and that way – searching for the thing, the answer, the lover, the teacher… We forget to trust ourselves.  We forget to […]

Crystals, 2012 and the Transit of Venus

On June 6, we will be privileged to experience a rare astrological event – the Transit of Venus.  The transits happen in pairs – and this is the final event in the current pairing, the last being in June 2004.  We won’t see another transit in our lifetime as the next ones will occur in […]

Hey Sister, You Okay?

I was looking forward to Saturday. In the last few weeks I’ve supported a friend through the end stages of terminal cancer, holding her hand til she passed, ridden the roller coaster of supporting an addict in recovery, and juggled my daily work and writing. Saturday was this wonderful window of calm in front of […]

The Healing Power of Flowers and Fairy Blessings

I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.  ~ Emma Goldman Flowers are a precious gift from nature.  Their colour, fragrance, shape and texture have a marvellous ability to impart energetic and healing qualities to us. My beautiful fairy friend Sokli (you can read about her here) and I chose these […]

Working with Crystal Grids – Day Four

Crystals have their own energetic field, just as humans do, and one of the great things about crystals is that you can also use them to create geometric shapes within which you can create an energetic room or field big enough to exert energy and influence over a wider space.  This technique is known as […]

Using Crystals to Access Information – Day Three

Using crystals is a great way to begin accessing information for yourself and others, and can gently open you up to greater levels of spiritual and psychic gifts and awakening. Although quartz crystals are the most common stone for this sort of connection, I believe that you need to work with the crystal you are […]

Healing with Crystals – Day Two

Today I’m going to look at some very simple healing techniques using crystals. These can be used for yourself, loved ones, and even for your pets.  My dogs both love having any form of energy work and I have even used crystals for my cows! Crystals for Emotional and Energetic Support: Crystals all have their […]

Getting to know your Crystal – Day One

Now that you’ve chosen your crystal, using the suggestions we covered yesterday, you’ll first need to cleanse it before we start work. Here are some tips on the care and cleansing of your crystals: Crystals absorb energy, just as they project it.  When you first receive a crystal, or if you have been working with […]

How to work with Crystals – a Four Day Exploration

Since I mentioned using crystals in the bath yesterday, I’ve had quite a lot of enquires about how to use crystals. This of course also makes Sokli, my fairy friend, very excited. So, over the next four days we’re going to explore how to choose a crystal, how to take care of it, and how […]

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