Coping Skills for Overwhelm In These Intense Times

“The most significant gifts are the ones most easily overlooked. Small, everyday blessings: woods, health, music, laughter, memories, books, family, friends, second chances, warm fireplaces, and all the footprints scattered throughout our days.” Sue Monk Kidd Hey, Lovelies. Are you doing okay? It’s a crazy time, isn’t it? So many things that need attending to. […]

A Sokli Kind Of Walk

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin I needed to go for a walk to do some chores yesterday morning. Rain was forecast for the afternoon, so I got ready to leave home – without my umbrella. As I stood at the front door I heard the cheeky little voice […]

Stop ignoring that niggle-y thing!

“Red flags are moments of hesitation that determine our destination.” Mandy Hale Hi Lovelies, this is a little reminder, because I know one of you needs to read this today. That funny feeling you are getting (you know it’s a heart thing or a tummy pain, or a light-headedness or some other not usual thing)? […]

When Friends And Lovers Fall Away…

“Friendship plants itself as a small unobtrusive seed; over time, it grows thick roots that wrap around your heart. When a love affair ends, the tree is torn out quickly, the operation painful but clean. Friendship withers quietly, there is always hope of revival. Only after time has passed do you recognise that it is […]

Are You Stuck In Survival Mode?

“You don’t ask people with knives in their stomachs what would make them happy; happiness is no longer the point. It’s all about survival; it’s all about whether you pull the knife out and bleed to death or keep it in…”  Nick Hornby So, lovely, we need to have a talk… Something interesting happened in […]

Meet The Newest Member of My Team!

“Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there.” Amy Li Hey, Lovelies! I’m delighted to announce the newest member of our team. She’s someone whom I’ve worked with several times before, and someone who has been with me from the earliest days […]

What I Did When I Was Empty

“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 When I was empty and had nothing left to give I sat quietly. I cried. Then I gathered myself up with […]

That long COVID night…

I’ve been thinking: This is what the living do. And yesterday, hurrying along those wobbly bricks in the Cambridge sidewalk, spilling my coffee down my wrist and sleeve, I thought it again, and again later, when buying a hairbrush: This is it.Parking. Slamming the car door shut in the cold. What you called that yearning. […]

Ordinary Luxuries

“Do not ask your children to strive for extraordinary lives. Such striving may seem admirable, but it is the way of foolishness. Help them instead to find the wonder and the marvel of an ordinary life. Show them the joy of tasting tomatoes, apples and pears. Show them how to cry when pets and people […]

Self-Care Looks Like This Right Now

“Self-care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self and give the care it requires, we do it not only for ourselves, but for the many others whose lives […]

An Inspiring Dinner Tale

“There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate.” Robert Breault Hello, Lovelies! I thought you might appreciate this little tale of an Australian family, living on a farm in the Outback, who are members of our online community. Last week Emma and her kids Harry and Holly joined me […]

The Unexpected Gift

“Strange as it may seem, I still hope for the best, even though the best, like an interesting piece of mail, so rarely arrives, and even when it does it can be lost so easily.” Lemony Snicket Lovelies, have you ever received something unexpected in the mail? Not the unpleasant kind of unexpected – like […]

Valentine’s Chocolate Oracle Of Love

“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 […]

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 […]

The Benefits Of Going Slow

If you’re having difficulty coming up with new ideas, then slow down. For me, slowing down has been a tremendous source of creativity. It has allowed me to open up — to know that there’s life under the earth and that I have to let it come through me in a new way. Creativity exists […]

Managing The Negativity of Others

Some people are in such utter darkness that they will burn you just to see a light. Try not to take it personally. Kamand Kojouri Hello, Lovelies! Today I’d like to respond to a comment from Jem on yesterday’s post: Thank you Nicole for another great message! It sounds so true and have been working […]

Up All Night, Because Of Love

Not on my watch. Nicole Cody I was just about to go to bed the night before last, when I saw a message pop up on my screen. I was so tired. I’d had a run of big days and I needed an early night. The person kept adding to their message. I wanted to […]

Make Time for Emotional Luxury Today!

If you are alone you belong entirely to yourself. If you are accompanied by even one companion you belong only half to yourself or even less in proportion to the thoughtlessness of his conduct and if you have more than one companion you will fall more deeply into the same plight. Leonardo da Vinci This […]

Thank You For Making My Birthday So Special!!!

Of all possessions a friend is the most precious. Herodotus Hello, Lovelies! From my heart to you I just wanted to give you the biggest hug, and to thank you for all of your birthday wishes and greetings. There are too many for me to respond personally. I was overwhelmed by the avalanche of love […]

It’s Okay To Be Yourself!

If you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it. Frank Zappa Hello, Lovelies. We’re all sensitive souls here in my community. I know, you’re intuitive. I know […]

Why Tough Love Might Be Your Answer

“Hope is important. It allows you to survive.But there’s a point where tough love is required if you want to change.Action is necessary. It allows you to live.” ~ Brittany Burgunder You know it. You KNOW when something’s a problem. On some level you know it, even though you might be in denial, even though you might […]

We made it!

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Hello, Lovelies, Today is the last day of our Temple of Light Shamanic Meditation Retreat. We’ll be doing our final meditation as a group this morning, and I wanted you to know […]

I have an important message for you – please read it!

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I want you to know something important – something you may have forgotten, something you may not have ever known. You matter, and your life matters, just by being yourself. I have never met […]

Three Important Ways to Gain Answers This Week

“If you want the answer—ask the question.” ~ Lorii Myers This week’s energies support asking, and being in a space to receive answers. Here are a couple of the techniques we’re using on Retreat to help get us into the asking and allowing space: Hand on Heart Stand or sit quietly for a moment and slow your […]

A Week For Signs and Answers – Monday 5 August 2019

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” ~ Rumi Hello, Lovelies! August is a month for bold thinking, big ideas, new beginnings and exciting possibilities. It’s a month to help you let go of the past, and to move in new directions, trusting in […]

Energies of August 2019

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 lives satisfying, meaningful and productive. I also choose a card to support the energies of the month. The deck I am using this year is The Good Tarot by […]

The Rash That Broke The Camel’s Back

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt It wasn’t even my rash. It was the rashes in my inbox and an offhand comment my husband said to me. One of the weirder occupational hazards of […]

Vale, Margaret Fulton, a National Treasure!

“You must immerse yourself in your work. You have to fall in love with your work … You must dedicate your life to mastering your skill. That’s the secret of success.” ~ Chef Jiro Oh goodness! One of Australia’s icons, the beloved Margaret Fulton, food writer and cook, passed away yesterday at the age of 94. Margaret […]

I’m Sleeping In!

“We all grow tired eventually; it happens to everyone. Even the sun, at the close of the year, is no longer a morning person.”  ~ Joyce Rachelle Sorry, Lovelies, but I need a sleep-in.It’s been a ragged few days of supporting others and running on little sleep.Long experience has taught me that sometimes the most magical […]

Being Family Is No Excuse For Bad Behaviour!

“An apology can be a wonderful thing so long as it is infrequent and from the heart. However, beware of the person who justifies bad behavior with apologies. For them it is a means to an end, and quite often at your expense.” ~ Gary Hopkins Yesterday I wrote about how the energies right now are causing […]

How To Drop The Drama And Nurture Inner Peace

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” ~ Dalai Lama XIV Many people are telling me right now that they feel a compulsion to drop the drama. These are people who are going through a spiritual or psychic awakening or who identify as empaths, intuitive, sensitive or psychic. Suddenly […]

Higher Perspectives and Healing – Monday Oracle 15 July 2019

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” ~ Albert Einstein Hello, Lovelies! July is a powerful month, bringing insight and empowerment. It’s a month for understanding what is holding you back and keeping you trapped. It’s a month for honestly identifying and owning any addictions, self-destructive or self-sabotaging behaviours and damaging relationships (with people, beliefs or situations). July also gifts you the […]

Staff Meeting, Part Two

“People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.” ~ Thomas Sowell Once upon a time, I was a member of the corporate world. My meetings lasted hours and sometimes days. I wore a suit. I was often bored, or frustrated. Every hour a meeting dragged on made me feel a little more dead inside. […]

Do Your Eyes Do This Weird Thing During Meditation?

“An awake heart is like a sky that pours light.” ~ Hafiz Yesterday I received an email from a reader who has been experiencing something unusual when they meditate: ‘Just a small question about meditation. Have you experienced a change in lighting sometimes, like the whole room’s lighting changes? Such as, everything has a slight yellow and […]

Grown-Ups Get To Choose!

“We are always told that anyone over the age of eighteen should know what they are doing. The fact is, they don’t.” ~ Rae Earl One of the most important lessons I ever learned in life came from a trip to the corner store at the end of the street. I was cooking dinner and realised I […]

Energies of July 2019

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” ~ May Sarton 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 lives satisfying, meaningful and productive. I also choose a […]

Dear Haters, I Love You and I Forgive You

“The only way love can last a lifetime is if it’s unconditional. The truth is this: love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love.” ~ Stephen Kendrick I had a laugh with my sister yesterday. ‘Oooh,’ she said, ‘you blogged a recipe!’ We both knew what that meant. […]

Just Be Kind, Okay?

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” ~ Desmond Tutu Hey, Lovely! Can you do me a favour? Be kind to yourself today. Be kind to those you meet. Smile. Give encouragement, or a compliment. Even if your own road is hard, or […]

Why You Should Join My YOM Community

“Let your community be your testimony.” ~ Jaco Strydom I’m busy creating an online Learning Academy for next year. Why? I’m so darn passionate about helping you to connect to your inner wisdom, intuition and psychic abilities. And you can get access as a Foundation Member now by joining my YOM Community. (Ready to jump in? Click […]

The Apology Fallout – Some Good News

“The best relationships in our lives are the best not because they have been the happiest ones, they are that way because they have stayed strong through the most tormentful of storms.”
~ Pandora Poikilos

Bountiful Blessings and Celebration – Monday Oracle 17 June 2019

“Be the celebrators, celebrate! Already there is too much—the flowers have bloomed, the birds are singing, the sun is there in the sky—celebrate it! You are breathing and you are alive and you have consciousness, celebrate it!”  ~ Osho Hello, Lovelies! June brings energies of growth and transformation. This month you can build on existing situations, […]

Sleeping In My Own Bed!

“Don’t you simply love going to bed. To curl up warmly in a nice warm bed, in the lovely darkness. That is so restful and then gradually drift away into sleep…”
~ C.S. Lewis

The Antiquarian Bookshop

I felt every muscle in my body ease, the tension melt away, the fatigue lift. I was surrounded by books. The smell of them, the heft of them in my hand. The selection, too many from which to choose. I spent an indulgent hour there, and bought a volume of old letters and poems. Then I went next door to a cafe, and ordered a large pot of tea. I sat and sipped tea, and immersed myself in my book as the world walked past my table.

Energies of June 2019

“An awake heart is like a sky that pours light.” ~ Hafiz 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 lives satisfying, meaningful and productive. I also choose a card to support the energies of the month. […]

A little note from us…

“Three things in life – your health, your mission, and the people you love. That’s it.” ~ Naval Ravikant Hi Lovelies! It is with great sadness that Nicole and her team have made the decision to cancel the Fairy Solstice High Tea Party on 22nd June. With Nicole’s health being precarious at this time, the […]

Rest And Find Your Center – Monday Oracle 27 May 2019

“Activity and rest are two vital aspects of life. To find a balance in them is a skill in itself. Wisdom is knowing when to have rest, when to have activity, and how much of each to have. Finding them in each other – activity in rest and rest in activity – is the ultimate freedom.”
~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

I’m Not Ashamed

When I was first diagnosed with neurological incontinence (which comes and goes in me – I last had an attack a few years ago!) I looked everywhere for information and found almost none. It’s something no-one talks about.

Shiny Unicorn Attack (Cos It Had To Happen…)

“Never laugh at live dragons.” ~ J R R Tolkien So, I’m standing in a health food store yesterday, waiting while someone finds a product I’d ordered. I’m miserable. My eyes are streaming and one is gummed closed. My face is blotchy and puffy. I have a UTI and a chest infection and I am […]

I was horrified the first time it happened…

“Most fears of rejection rest on the desire for approval from other people. Don’t base your self-esteem on their opinions.”~ Harvey Mackay I remember, years ago, when I first started channelling. It was excruciating. My logical mind was stuck in judgement, cynicism, scepticism and disbelief. My soulful self trusted anyway and urged me on. I […]

Choosing Love and Kindness- Monday Oracle 20 May 2019

“The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I’m not going to let myself pull me down anymore.” ~ C. JoyBell C. Hello, Lovelies! May is such a breakthrough month – it’s a time for positive progress, big leaps forward and fine-tuning of your self-awareness. Use experts and wise people to help […]

I’m Stepping Away From Work For A Few Days

“It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. We all know that our time in this world is limited, and that eventually all of us will end up underneath some sheet, never to wake up. And yet it is always a surprise when it happens to someone we know. It is like […]

Why Being ‘Nice’ Can Be Poisonous To Your Soul

“Share your weaknesses. Share your hard moments. Share your real side. It’ll either scare away every fake person in your life or it will inspire them to finally let go of that mirage called “perfection,” which will open the doors to the most important relationships you’ll ever be a part of.” ~ Dan Pearce Lovelies, today I […]

The ANZAC Spirit Lives On

“ Even if this spring the dappled leaves should shelter our minds from the moon’s pale echo we would still remember how once they were sheltered by our skulls only from the day’s sun and the night’s stars and never from what we feared and what we remembered ” ~ Dan Davin I live in […]

Happy Easter Weekend!

“Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.” ~S.D. Gordon Dear Cauldrons and Cupcakes Friends, As we move into the Easter Long Weekend our wish for you is that you stay safe, that you take care of yourself and each other, and that you find some quality time for yourself and to be […]

How You Shape My Morning

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.” ~ Margaret Mead Good morning, Lovelies! It’s just after 5am. I am here at my desk, about to begin writing my blog, and I thought today I would share how you shape my morning routine. I was […]

Holding Hands Because It Matters

“Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn’t know possible.” ~ Tia Walker We have an elderly family member in hospital right now. It’s a place she has visited frequently these past few months after her the first major fall. She is old and frail and her health is failing. Things keep going […]

Embrace Your Inner Activist

“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.” ~ Elie Wiesel I have a challenge for you, dear readers – I want you to embrace your […]

Valentine Chocolate Oracle for Manifesting Love!

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”~ Dr. Seuss 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 have just one day for the […]

Do you prefer Tarot or Oracle Cards?

“The tarot is an outer oracle of which the inner oracle is the source” ~ Philippe St Genoux I’m interested to know if you use Tarot cards or an Oracle deck, and if you have a preference for one over the other? Is there a reason you would choose to use Oracle Cards rather than a Tarot […]

Simple Christmas Baking and Treat Recipes

“Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.” ~ B.C. Forbes   It’s less than a month until Christmas, but there is still plenty of time to whip up a tasty treat or two to share with friends, to gift, or […]

There’s a Problem With Your Mother – My latest psychic experience

“The phrase ‘Love one another’ is so wise. By loving one another, we invest in each other and in ourselves. Perhaps someday, when we need someone to care for us, it may not come from the person we expect, but from the person we least expect. It may be our sons or daughter-in-laws, our neighbors, […]

Small Acts Of Kindness – We Need More Of Them!

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.“ ~ Mark Twain   Small acts of kindness ease our burdens. They remind us that we are loved and that there is still hope and goodness in the world. Don’t ever underestimate the gift of small acts of kindness.  A simple phone […]

Why Kindness And Goodness Matters

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”  ~ Roy T. Bennett Life can be a difficult ride, and each of us at times will know pain, trouble, loneliness and struggle. That’s […]

The Lady And The Poet

“Once, poets were magicians. Poets were strong, stronger than warriors or kings — stronger than old hapless gods. And they will be strong once again.”  ~ Greg Bear I’m in Adelaide for a conference this weekend. The event began with welcome drinks at our hotel last night, but I was feeling tired and poorly and wanted […]

Bliss-Bombing – How To Shower The World With Love!

“Our work is not about transcending this world to get to a better place; our work is to be fully present here; to heal ourselves, and our planet in the spirit of service and compassion.”  ~ Eileen Anglin   One of my readers recently asked me what they could do to help people. This person is […]

Retro Party Food Catering For the Non-Cook

“It is easy to decide on what is wrong to wear to a party, such as deep-sea diving equipment or a pair of large pillows, but deciding what is right is much trickier.”  ~ Lemony Snicket, The Slippery Slope   Are you a party-goer who can’t cook? Or perhaps you are thinking of a retro-themed get-together with […]

Guided Meditation and Activities to connect you to your Heart Wisdom

 “Don’t love to be loved in return. Love for the sake of loving.”  ~ Connor Chalfant   Our heart, and Heart Chakra, is both a receiver and a transmitter for love and wisdom. The more we open our heart by giving, the more we can connect into receiving. This positive flow of loving energy allows […]

Fun With Friends!

“Fun is one of the most important – and underrated – ingredients in any successful venture. If you’re not having fun, then it’s probably time to call it quits and try something else.” ~ Richard Branson   Hi Lovelies, I’m in Adelaide right now, which is cold and wintery and wonderful. Thanks so much to […]

How To Use Forgiveness To Get Yourself Back In Flow

“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.”  ~ Steve Maraboli   Negative emotions can disrupt the flow of your life force energy and your heart chakra just as easily as boulders in a stream. […]

How To Attract a Soul Mate Into Your Life

“When you make a choice, you change the future.”  ~ Deepak Chopra   July is a wonderful month for love. But what if you don’t have any in your life yet? Today I’d like to share a simple technique with you that can help you call in a soul mate or rejuvenate an existing relationship. (Yes, […]

A Week For Love And Heart Healing – Monday Oracle 9 July 2018

“We must serve each other in love and in humanity.” ~  Aberjhani   Hello, Lovelies! July’s energies are so heart-full! They are all about love and togetherness. Make sure you find time for the people and things you love in July, and if you’re looking for love know that this is a very supportive energy […]

Me, Flu and You!

  “There are in nature neither rewards nor punishments — there are consequences.”  ~ Robert G. Ingersoll You might have noticed I’ve dropped off the face of the Earth these past few weeks. There’s a reason for that. I’ve just come face-to-face with a very nasty strain of influenza. For most people flu is a mild […]

Join our Book Reading Challenge for April 2018

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”   ~  Marcus Tullius Cicero Do you love to read? In January of 2017 a group of us embarked on the inaugural Cauldrons and Cupcakes Reading Challenge. It was a fine year of reading, friendship and sharing of our love of stories and all things book-related. […]

Join our Book Reading Challenge for March 2018

“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”   ~  William Styron, Conversations with William Styron Do you love to read? In January of 2017 a group of us embarked on the inaugural Cauldrons and Cupcakes Reading Challenge. It was a fine year of reading, […]

Want a little Joy in your life?

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”  ~ Rumi 2018 is a year for connection, community, creativity and collaboration. To honour the spirit of this energy I’ll be writing an occasional post this year about my friends, students and community members to share their work and ideas […]

10 Ways To Be Kind to Yourself

“There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself.“  ~ Brian Andreas Mostly when we think of kindness, we think of how we can act towards others. But today I want to focus on another equally important type […]

I Have A Favour To Ask You

“When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him. In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”  ~  Albert Camus If you […]

Opening Our Hearts to Love -Monday Oracle 5 March 2018

“She warned him not to be deceived by appearances, for beauty is found within.” ― Narrator, Beauty and the Beast   Hello, Lovelies! March is a month for relationships, commitment to what matters to us, and for being unapologetically ourselves. The more we stay true to ourselves in March the more we will be able to […]

The Energies of March– 2018

“Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.”  ~  Lady Gaga Hello, Lovelies  March is a month for relationships, commitment to what matters to us, and for being unapologetically ourselves. The more we stay true to ourselves in March the more we will be […]

Join our Book Reading Challenge for February 2018

“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”   ~ Voltaire Do you love to read? In January of 2017 a group of us embarked on the inaugural Cauldrons and Cupcakes Reading Challenge. It was a fine year of reading, friendship and sharing of our love of […]

Ah, the Romance… (sob)

“Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. ”  ~ Elinor Glyn Thank you so much for all of your anniversary wishes. Ben and I are very grateful for your love and support. I’d like to tell you that yesterday was truly romantic – the stuff of dreams and […]

Join our Book Reading Challenge for 2018

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  ~ Nelson Mandela Do you love to read? In January of 2017 a group of us embarked on the inaugural Cauldrons and Cupcakes Reading Challenge. It was a fine year of reading, friendship and sharing of our love of stories and all things […]

Happy Birthday, Ben!

“I could not tell you if I loved you the first moment I saw you, or if it was the second or third or fourth. But I remember the first moment I looked at you walking toward me and realized that somehow the rest of the world seemed to vanish when I was with you.”  […]

A ‘Renovator’s Delight’ Is Rarely A Good Relationship Choice!

“There is only one real sin, and that is to persuade oneself that the second-best is anything but the second-best.”  ~  Doris Lessing   In Australia we have a term for houses that need a stupid amount of work to make them habitable. We call them Renovator’s Delights, and you can be sure that anything that […]

Love is Love but it needs to be Law!

“At some point in our lifetime, gay marriage won’t be an issue, and everyone who stood against this civil right will look as outdated as George Wallace standing on the school steps keeping James Hood from entering the University of Alabama because he was black.” ~ George Clooney   On the 27th of June 2015 I […]

The Man In The Dress – A Tale of Courage

“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace […]

50 Things I’ve Learned From 50 Years of Life

“A happy birthday this evening, I sat by an open window and read till the light was gone and the book was no more than a part of the darkness. I could easily have switched on a lamp, but I wanted to ride the day down into night, to sit alone, and smooth the unreadable page with the […]

5 Simple Ways To Love Yourself Better

  “Have the courage to love yourself like you always wished someone would.”  ~  Vironika Tugaleva   Everyone knows that self-love is vital to building self-esteem and self-confidence, for setting healthy boundaries and feeling good about yourself. Problem is, if you don’t feel good about yourself to start with, if you don’t like yourself much […]

Just For Today, Choose Kindness

“Be kind whenever possible.  It is always possible.” “When we feel love and kindness towards others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.” ~ Both quotes from The Dalai Lama I have a little challenge for you today. It’s a kind […]

How To Ask For A Sign

“The Universe sets out little signposts for us along the way, to confirm that we’re on the right path.”  ~  Michelle Maisto   This week’s energies are supportive of connection, communication, signs, breakthroughs and synchronicities (you can read more about that here). But how do you ask for a sign? I recommend that you ask […]

Stones, Crystals and Meditation Magic

“The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.” ~ Caroline Myss   I have long been a meditator. In fact it has been a daily practice for me since adolescence. Even with my recent bout of ill-health I haven’t missed a day. It’s as much a […]

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 […]

Unexpected Gifts – Nurse Bert!

“Acts of Kindness: A random act of kindness, no matter how small, can make a tremendous impact on someone else’s life.” ~ Roy T. Bennett   It’s been a hard few weeks, with the loss of our precious dog Bert. It’s also been rough because I am still fighting the antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection that I […]

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