Endings Samhain 2021 will be an emotional one for me. I have some difficult choices to make and a new direction I am ready to follow so… Read more “Samhain ~ Endings, Ancestors, & Grief”
A short reflection based on the reading of the poem Cradle Song written by Alfred Lord Tennyson:
why, in our youth are we so eager to leave our mothers, to leave the nest, to grow? With exceptions, most of the dangers in life are beyond the safety of our homes and yet we seem to have this drive to run toward them as fast as we can. Then as adults it seems reverse our drives and we become afraid of the change that the world brings. Sometimes we are so afraid to leave the nest, we are caught by it, trapped there and stagnant. What is the happy middle ground? Do you know your nest? Are you able to leave?
This morning I was struck by the realization that while the internet can be a volatile and scary place, there are some people who have discovered safe little… Read more “Untold Stories and Acceptance”