The Boy With The Sore Finger

Sometimes, those incidental questions and remarks turn out to be the most important ones. A story of how a small insight during a chat helped to save a young boy’s life…

Well, that sucks…

Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. Emory Austin Hey, Lovelies. Let’s put in a disclaimer first – if you are expecting love, light and unicorns in this post, move along, cos I have the crankies! To be honest, I am not really inclined to write a blog. Or to […]

Can You Spare Ten Minutes?

It is so important to take time for yourself and find clarity. The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself. Diane Von Furstenberg Hey, Lovelies. Do you have a regular spiritual practice? I know, many of you have told me that you want to, but that you’re already so busy, so tired, […]

Free 30-Day Journeymaker Planner Challenge Coming Soon!

A goal without a plan is just a wish. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Hey, Lovelies! Are you ready to dive deep into 2022 energies, increase your intuition, reconnect with your inner wisdom, and to work towards your goals and dreams?If you are, then come join me for our next free 30 Day Planner Challenge, which will […]

Have A Little Rest – Monday Oracle 27 December 2021

Most of the things we need to be most fully alive never come in busyness. They grow in rest. Mark Buchanan Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Nature’s Whispers Oracle Cards by Angela Hartfield, with artwork by Josephine Wall, for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is 13 […]

Introducing some very special stones…

How different everything is for the craftsman who transforms a part of the world with his own hands, who can see his work as emanating from his being and can step back at the end of a day or lifetime and point to an object — whether a square of canvas, a chair or a […]

5 Million Reasons To Celebrate!

We don’t heal in isolation, but in community. S. Kelley Harrell Hi, Lovelies!I had the most wonderful news yesterday. (Thanks to everyone who messaged me to let me know 💖) Our blog reached a new milestone. 5 million views!!! I’m so grateful for every single one of you, and your contribution to helping make this […]

Under The Christmas Tree

The Christmas tree is a symbol of love, not money. There’s a kind of glory to them when they’re all lit up that exceeds anything all the money in the world could buy.  Andy Rooney Hey, Lovelies. Ben, the dogs and I spent time under the Christmas Tree last night – or at least we […]

The Hunt For The Christmas Tree

Things are never lost to you; you are lost to them. If ever in need of a Thing that has lost you, simply stop hiding from it. Shannon Hale Hey, Lovelies. Today is the day. Today is dedicated to packing and shipping orders and to the Spirit of Christmas. I’m working all day tomorrow, doing […]

A Week For Blessings And Love – Monday Oracle 22 November 2021

When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed. Maya Angelou Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Nature’s Whispers Oracle Cards by Angela Hartfield, with artwork by Josephine Wall, for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is 40 – SHOW YOUR SUPPORT. This is such a gorgeous […]

I Need To Hire A Detective!

The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.  Arthur Conan Doyle Hey, Lovelies. The strangest thing has happened. Just over a fortnight ago I bought quite a selection of (mostly) high quality chocolate bars. The reason? I intended to make chocolate truffles this week. I thought I’d make some […]

The 2022 Journeymaker’s Planner Is Here – Along With A Few More Surprises!

Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.  Walt Disney Company Hey, Lovelies! It’s finally here – our beautiful new Journeymaker’s Planner for 2022. Plus we have a few extra surprises […]

Taking Care Of Yourself First- Monday Oracle 1 November 2021

If you want to have enough to give to others, you will need to take care of yourself first.  A tree that refuses water and sunlight for itself can’t bear fruit for others. Emily Maroutian Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Nature’s Whispers Oracle Cards by Angela Hartfield, with artwork by Josephine Wall, for my […]

Wearing My Best Perfume

Odors have a power of persuasion stronger than that of words, appearances, emotions, or will. The persuasive power of an odor cannot be fended off, it enters into us like breath into our lungs, it fills us up, imbues us totally. There is no remedy for it.  Patrick Süskind Hey, Lovelies. You know, I don’t […]

Date Night At Home

I guess sometimes the greatest memories are made in the most unlikely of places, further proof that spontaneity is more rewarding than a meticulously planned life. J.A. Redmerski Hey, Lovelies. I planned a beautiful meal for Sunday night. A pasta dish, with carefully selected wine (just a glass cos Monday is a work day), a […]

Being Careful About Being Me

Boundaries are, in simple terms, the recognition of personal space. Asa Don Brown Hey, Lovelies. I found myself in a social situation recently with people I did not know. Of course, one of the first things people usually ask in these circumstances is ‘What do you do?’ I’ll be honest. I’m guarded with new people. […]

The Best Thing About Unpacking Boxes

People tend to find books when they are ready for them. Neil Gaiman Hey, Lovelies. So, it’s started. The big unpacking and putting away process that will be my new writing room (I refuse to call it an office!), and the rest of our belongings that need to find a place in our new home. […]

Taking A Chance On Someone

Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives. Michelle Obama Hey, Lovelies. I did something radical yesterday. I took a chance on someone who has already let me down. More than once. Many people would say that’s the definition of stupidity. But I feel differently. I […]

What I’ll Be Doing When Australia Begins To Open Up Again

You cannot control the behavior of others, but you can always choose how you respond to it.  Roy T. Bennett Hey, Lovelies. I live in Queensland – a state of Australia that has had few COVID cases, and which has maintained strict border closures since the pandemic began. We’ve had a relative amount of freedom […]

What happened after I opened the book…

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. William Styron Hey, Lovelies. Has this ever happened to you? Ben brought my mail in to me at my desk late yesterday afternoon, and in a haze of distraction and fatigue I opened it, […]

You’re Right Where You Need To Be – Monday Oracle 11 October 2021

Your life requires your mindful presence in order to live it. Be here now. Akiroq Brost Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Nature’s Whispers Oracle Cards by Angela Hartfield, with artwork by Josephine Wall, for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is 14 – ASSURANCE. It’s a strong […]

My Need For Quiet

“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” Thich Nhat Hanh So, Lovelies, I am sure some of you will relate to what I am about to share. I’m a Highly Sensitive Soul. I am sure you may be one too. Because of my sensitivity, my intuitive and psychic abilities, I am able to connect deeply with people. […]

Back In The Saddle

“You need to be content with small steps. That’s all life is. Small steps that you take every day so when you look back down the road it all adds up and you know you covered some distance. It took me a long time to accept that, but it’s true. You need to have patience.” […]

About Those Dreams You Let Slide – Monday Oracle 23 August 2021

Press on. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. Ray Kroc Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Wisdom Of The Oracle cards by Colette […]

I took a deep breath and changed things

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. James Baldwin Hey, Lovelies. I did something quite radical yesterday. Radical, but so in keeping with the energies of August, and this Lion’s Gate Portal. I set up a meeting with my team. I sat in front of […]

Getting Hard Things Done – Monday Oracle 2 August 2021

There are two fatal errors that keep great projects from coming to life: 1) Not finishing 2) Not starting Buddha Gautama Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Wisdom Of The Oracle cards by Colette Baron-Reid for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is 10 – UNFINISHED SYMPHONY. This […]

The Mundane As Sacred – Monday Oracle 26 July 2021

It’s the simple things in your life that make up the bulk of it. The mundane is where we live and we end up missing most of it. We find it again in the silence and in attention of everyday life. Eric Overby Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Wisdom Of The Oracle cards by […]

Learning To Honour Yourself First – Monday Oracle 19 July 2021

You can be the most beautiful person in the world and everybody sees light and rainbows when they look at you, but if you yourself don’t know it, all of that doesn’t even matter. Every second that you spend on doubting your worth, every moment that you use to criticize yourself; is a second of […]

Getting Your Timing Right – Monday Oracle 12 July 2021

The Sun will rise and set regardless. What we choose to do with the light while it’s here is up to us. Journey wisely. Alexandra Elle Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Wisdom Of The Oracle cards by Colette Baron-Reid for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is […]

Nurturing Your Inner Child – Monday Oracle 5 July 2021

There is child in all of us that refuses to grow up, a child that is in awe of what can be, the polar opposite of the cynic in all of us who despairs over what is. Stories of magic, fantastic monsters, impossible courage and spectacular heroism appeal to this child, instilling it with hope […]

The Poems I Keep Beside My Bed

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.  Leonardo da Vinci Hey, Lovelies. One of the most soul-nurturing things I have ever done is to read poetry. I keep volumes of poems beside my bed, and I have a journal that I have kept […]

It’s Okay To Hermit

Progress isn’t achieved by preachers or guardians of morality, but by madmen, hermits, heretics, dreamers, rebels and sceptics. Stephen Fry Hey, Lovelies. I was talking with my Inner Circle yesterday in one of our Open Office Webinars – it’s a session where we all jump online and I answer questions about spirituality, intuition and navigating […]

Gazing Into The Future – Monday Oracle 28 June 2021

Do not let the memories of your past limit the potential of your future. Roy T. Bennett Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Sacred Earth Oracle Deck cards by Toni Carmine Salerno and Leela J. Williams, illustrated by Helena Nelson-Reed for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is […]

The Passion To Follow Your Path – Monday Oracle 21 June 2021

True power comes from standing in your own truth and walking your own path. Elizabeth Gilbert Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Sacred Earth Oracle Deck cards by Toni Carmine Salerno and Leela J. Williams, illustrated by Helena Nelson-Reed for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is SHIFT. In this month […]

Free 30-Day Journeymaker Planner Challenge Coming Soon!

A goal without a plan is just a wish. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Hey, Lovelies! Are you ready to use the second half of 2021 to increase your intuition, to improve your habits, and to work towards your goals and dreams?If you are, then come join me for our free 30 Day Planner Challenge, which will […]

Starting Over And Feeling Better – Monday Oracle 14 June 2021

Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn. Mahatma Gandhi Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Sacred Earth Oracle Deck cards by Toni Carmine Salerno and Leela J. Williams, illustrated by Helena Nelson-Reed for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us […]

Instructions For The New Moon Eclipse June 10 2021

Sometimes I think there are only two instructions we need to follow to develop and deepen our spiritual life: slow down and let go. Oriah Mountain Dreamer Hey, Lovelies! I love a good astrological event. If you’ve followed my blog you’ll know that I often provide rituals and activities to help you tune into that […]

Set Your Boundaries! – Monday Oracle 7 June 2021

“No” is a complete sentence. Annie Lamott Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Sacred Earth Oracle Deck cards by Toni Carmine Salerno and Leela J. Williams, illustrated by Helena Nelson-Reed for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is MODERATION. As we move into the energies of the New […]

Trust Yourself And Change Your Life! – Monday Oracle 31 May 2021

That’s two lessons I learned very quickly: (1) You don’t need to do anything in life—if it feels wrong or unnatural, it probably is. And (2) I had no one but myself to blame for not trusting my own instincts and pushing back when I felt something was wrong. Colin Jost Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter […]

A Week For Rediscovering Yourself – Monday Oracle 24 May 2021

Isn’t it odd how much fatter a book gets when you’ve read it several times?” Mo had said…”As if something were left between the pages every time you read it. Feelings, thoughts, sounds, smells…and then, when you look at the book again many years later, you find yourself there, too, a slightly younger self, slightly […]

How To Get Help From The Universe

The shaman had taught me how to set a strong intention each time I had a vision. I had to ask for the help I needed. “This is how spirit works,” she had said to me with a smile. “Spirit is ethical. You have to ask in order to receive.” Meggan Watterson – Mary Magdalene […]

A Week For Lightbulb Moments – Monday Oracle 17 May 2021

Do not let the memories of your past limit the potential of your future. There are no limits to what you can achieve on your journey through life, except in your mind. Roy T. Bennett Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Sacred Earth Oracle Deck cards by Toni Carmine Salerno and Leela J. Williams, illustrated […]

My Urgent Need To Bake

That thing where you are baking instead of doing the other thing? It’s called procrasti-baking. You’re welcome! Nicole Cavalchini Strickland Hey, Lovelies. I feel the need to bake. It’s one of the foundations on which I created my blog. Being in the kitchen is what makes me happy. It’s also how I manage stress. I’m […]

Working With The Pleiades Healing Portal – May 2021

Believe something and the Universe is on its way to being changed. Because you’ve changed, by believing. Once you’ve changed, other things start to follow. Isn’t that the way it works? Diane Duane Hello, Lovelies. Right now we have an astrological conjunction in the skies above us. The Pleiades constellation of seven stars has come […]

A Week To Regain Your Strength – Monday Oracle 10 May 2021

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. John Lubbock Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Sacred Earth Oracle Deck cards by Toni […]

My Favourite Coping Mechanisms For Difficult Times

Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it. Conrad Joseph Hey, Lovelies.It’s been a busy time for me. I am settling into our new home. I am unpacking. I am writing our Planner for 2022. I am back at work, conducting psychic readings. And I am supporting our community, many […]

Soul Messages Colour Oracle – Which one will you choose?

Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colours; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow. Khalil Gibran Hi, Lovelies.Want to have a little fun with me? Scroll down through the images and pick the one that speaks to you – the one you find the most vibrant or attractive.  Then go […]

Slow Down And Step Back – Monday Oracle 3 May 2021

In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured. Gordon B. Hinckley Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Sacred Earth Oracle Deck cards by Toni Carmine Salerno and Leela J. Williams, illustrated by Helena Nelson-Reed for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the […]

Staying True To You – Monday Oracle 26 April 2021

A dream is our imagination waiting for us to be brave enough to pick up a pencil, zealous enough to sketch out a blueprint, determined enough to gather the tools, committed enough to lean into the task, and audacious enough to make imagination the reality that it was always meant to be. For in time, […]

Healing Your Inner Child – Monday Oracle 19 April 2021

Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty they take the crayons away and replace them with dry, uninspiring books on algebra, history, etc. Being suddenly hit years later with the ‘creative bug’ is just a wee voice telling you, ‘I’d like my crayons back, […]

Is Your Child Psychic?

What does it mean to be psychic? Essentially it means to feel, rather than think all the time.    Rama Hello, Lovelies! ‘Is my child psychic?’ It’s a question I am asked often. I am also often asked if people’s pets might be psychic, and my answer in almost every case, whether it’s a child […]

Making Magic Starts With You – Monday Oracle 12 April 2021

That’s what alchemists do. They show that, when we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too. Paulo Coelho Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Sacred Earth Oracle Deck cards by Toni Carmine Salerno and Leela J. Williams, illustrated by Helena Nelson-Reed  for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to […]

Stopping For A Moment

If you go out for several hours into a place that is wild, your mind begins to slow down, down, down. What is happening is that the clay of your body is retrieving its own sense of sisterhood with the great clay of the landscape. John O’Donohue Hey, Lovelies! I was reflecting on this time […]

The Mother, The Daughter and The Fire Alarm

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 […]

Shame

Never start a sentence with the words ‘No offense’. Gretchen Rubin Can I tell you something? I struggle often, sometimes daily, with being who I am. Although I am accepting of who I am, I also carry a deep sense of shame about that, and I am working hard to parent myself out of this […]

Cristo Velato – My Strange Dream

I dream my painting and I paint my dream. Vincent Willem van Gogh I had the strangest dream last night. I was lying on a narrow bed, like a chaise lounge, my head propped on pillows. I was immobile, and my body was cold. Everything was cold. I wasn’t breathing, but I was alive. It […]

A Week To Get Stuff Done – Monday Oracle 18 January 2021

I guarantee that if you just buckle down, and focus, you can get twice as much done today as you got done in the last two days combined. Monroe Mann Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I will be using the Wisdom of the Oracle cards by Colette Baron-Reid for my weekly oracle readings. This week our card is […]

2021 – How To Navigate A Year of Spiritual Awakening

For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction. Cynthia Occelli Hey, Lovelies! 2021 brings a turbulent and unsettled year ahead, but one thing is certain – it’s a […]

2021 – Guidance For The Year

Home wasn’t a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were, whenever you were together. Not a place, but a moment, and then another, building on each other like bricks to create a solid shelter that you take with you for your entire life, wherever […]

ETSY STORE Almost Ready!

I know it seems impossible now, but everything will get done – with cups of tea, music, coffee and hugs! Nicole Cody It’s been one of those weeks, where I have been having ongoing health issues after last week’s thunderstorm asthma attack, so we’re a little behind in finishing things up because I’ve been in […]

The Energies of December, 2020

There is freedom waiting for you, On the breezes of the sky, And you ask “What if I fall?” Oh but my darling, What if you fly? Erin Hanson 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 […]

Simplify and Remember to Breathe – Monday Oracle 30 November 2020

You can’t calm the storm, so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass. Timber Hawkeye Hello, Lovelies, November energies bring renewed optimism, connection and flow. It’s a month for spiritual pilgrimages, soul work and opportunity. But December is almost here, and with that comes an urge to have more […]

There’s Something Wrong With Your Husband

Since we all have varying degrees of tolerance for pain, and have equally varied experiences with different types of pain, it makes the scale feel kind of meaningless — especially when you consider that the person trying to ascertain how much pain the patient is in has his or her own experiences with pain that […]

Full Moon Ritual For The October Blue Moon

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 […]

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 […]

Practical Spirituality For Life’s Challenges

It isn’t by getting out of the world that we become enlightened, but by getting into the world…by getting so tuned in that we can ride the waves of our existence and never get tossed because we become the waves. Ken Kesey Hey, Lovelies.Today I want to remind you of the importance of having a […]

Baby Nicholas And I Are Sleeping In!

Your future depends on your dreams, so go to sleep.  Mesut Barazany Hey Lovelies,Hopefully as you are reading this I am still asleep this morning. I got no sleep the night before, worrying about the little unborn baby who needed emergency surgery to come into this world safely, and yesterday was such a big work […]

There’s Something Wrong With Your Baby

Everything is connected and touches everything else. Like a stone tossed into a pond, the ripples expand far beyond what the eyes can perceive. Evelyn Klebert *Please note names have been changed to protect privacy, but story is told with permission Hey, Lovelies! I had just settled down into my meditation last night when the […]

Life Purpose And Design – Monday Oracle 3 August 2020

We create our Future Self by default or design  Nicole Cody Hello, Lovelies! August energies are all about relationships and wellbeing. It’s a month to focus on health goals, creativity, the people and activities we care about most, and creating healthy practices in our lives Keep that in mind as we explore the gifts that […]

Stop Fighting Your Exhaustion!

Sometimes exhaustion is not a result of too much time spent on something, but of knowing that in its place, no time is spent on something else. Joyce Rachelle Hey, Lovelies. I just wanted to remind you of something vitally important. If you’re tired right now, rest. Pushing through won’t fix it. Hustling and struggling […]

Have You Had A Pattern Of Quitting Or Not Even Starting Lately?

“If you quit on the process, you are quitting on the result.” Idowu Koyenikan Hey, Lovelies. I launched my Goal Magic course yesterday. It’s an eight-week online coaching course that I created to support people who have struggled with creating habits, making decisions, and working to completion on goals and tasks. Before lunch my inbox […]

Let Go What Weighs You Down – Monday Oracle 13 July 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! July energies are all about authenticity. It’s a month of endings and beginnings that will help us move into better alignment with our true self, encouraging us to […]

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