“The moon does not fight. It attacks no one. It does not worry. It does not try to crush others. It keeps to its course, but by its very nature, it gently influences. What other body could pull an entire ocean from shore to shore? The moon is faithful to its nature and its power is never diminished.” ~ Deng Ming-Dao
“She didn’t quite know what the relationship was between lunatics and the moon, but it must be a strong one, if they used a word like that to describe the insane.” ~ Paulo Coelho
Hello, my sensitive friends!
I just want to reassure you if you’ve suddenly found yourself overly emotional, exhausted, tired but wired, unable to sleep, sleeping too much and can’t seem to wake up, having crazy dreams, anxiety on overdrive, psychic senses on high alert, flushing or feeling weird for no reason.
It’s the Moon. Or, to be more accurate, it’s the influence of Mercury, the Moon, Earth, Solar Flares and a Solar Eclipse. It will settle again in another 3 or 4 days.
Meanwhile, limit caffeine and sugar, increase your intake of magnesium or have an Epsom Salts bath or foot soak before bed, use Lavender, Ylang Ylang and Frankincense essential oils, eat more grounding foods like root vegetables and spend time in nature. Avoid crowds. Limit screen time too.
It’s actually a beautiful thing to be a sensitive soul if you manage it right. It’s a time for clarity, insights and increased awareness. So use this time for psychic work, journalling, resting, dreaming and your inner journey. If you haven’t signed up for my Journey of Transformation online course that would be a good step too!
“Did you know that pottery can be repaired with gold?” Kami asked. “Then it’s meant to be stronger than before, and more beautiful. Which is awesome, though it seems expensive.”
Her grandmother had nodded. “Makes sense to me,” she said. “Why be broken when you can be gold?” ~ Sarah Rees Brennan
“…in repairing the object you really ended up loving it more, because you now knew its eagerness to be reassembled, and in running a fingertip over its surface you alone could feel its many cracks – a bond stronger than mere possession.” ~ Nicholson Baker
When I take students on Retreat I spend time choosing personal crystals for each of them. These stones then sit in a grid out on the land on my farm, under sun and clouds and moon and stars and rain and wind and the songs of birds and the meanderings of critters.
I meditate with each stone and pour energy, intention and programming into it.
Then on Retreat I teach the participants how to do the same. By the end of our time together their stones have become potent energy tools, and a great comfort to hold in meditation or while doing soul work.
One of my students sent us a message a few days ago. Her crystal broke and she wasn’t sure what to do. This is what she wrote:
My crystal broke. Has it completed its mission with me? Do I need another one? (It would have to be from the bargain basement table 🙁). Transfer the info into something else I have? Maybe another stone Nicole’s given me? How do I transfer? Wing it? Do I just use the broken one? Waaaaaa
My dear friend Sokli (the fairy!) had an immediate answer, and it was one I had not expected. I love Sokli’s response because it is such a powerful reflection on life. This student has suffered from health challenges and other difficulties recently and it is fair to say that they have had a hard time of it although things are now improving again.
From Sokli:Hullo hullo hullo dear friend (we’re keeping the name private). So your rock broke and that is sad but also you broke and you are still okay and we still love you and you are still awesomey so this little rock needs GLUE and then it can remind you that broken things still have power and power and magic and magic and usefulness even with a cracky bit and needing glues. When you get glued back together you can just keep going and that crack is a scar just like when human people and animal people get doctor peoples to sew them up when they get cutted or busted open so just mend it with love and it has even more power than before from your very true friend SOKLI xxxxx
Sokli made me think of the Japanese art of Kintsugi, where broken pottery is glued back together with resin that has been mixed with gold. Instead of hiding the damage it is highlighted and given value so that the piece shares its honest history and is valued more for that history.
Not everything that is broken is devalued.
Broken things can be repaired and their scars become a part of their history and of their story of strength and resilience.
Fairy wisdom is good for all of us.
Much love to you, Nicole xx
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At 8.30pm last night I told Ben I’d be in bed soon. I just had to do one little thing first…
A little after 2am this morning I looked up and to my surprise hours had suddenly flown by.
Has that ever happened to you? You got engrossed in something and lost all track of time?
The picture above is of my desk, at the end of my last big session of putting our pre-order Planner and Mala packs together. I was listening to music, channelling crystals for people and making special personalised essential oil blends and writing Christmas Cards and pouring love into everything and my night just vanished!
So I’m writing my blog now and scheduling it it post for me in a few hours and meanwhile, hopefully, I’ll be asleep.
Oh my goodness, I am so proud of our Planners and Malas and all our new online courses. I’ll tell you all about them tomorrow and they’ll all be up in our store for you tomorrow too. But first I need some sleep. After I do my 4am meditation (at 3am) because it seems dumb to go to sleep for an hour only to wake up and meditate. I’ll be sending you all lots of love and light and blessings to help you navigate the last of these current energetic shifts.
The pic below is me happy and loved-up and ready for my meditation. Yay for big nights of soul-calling work. (And yes, I still can’t see properly so I am not looking directly into the camera because I couldn’t see where to look!)