When I was younger I was a writer and I would write letters so I am writing this one to the writing inside of me: Dear Writing;
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Wander with us wild and free, and discover the mystic magick of the Cornish Coast. During this 8 day retreat over Autumn Equinox, we will travel between this world and the eternal world unseen.
Listen deep to the song of the ancient trees, the beat of the ocean banging the cliffsides, the wind howling down the forgotten paths, calling out the spirit we silence beneath.
Gwydion leads us beyond the threshold to worlds above, below and between. Experience the breadth and depth of the mind, body and spirit as we follow the ancient wisdom of the land. We share meals, dreams and visions as our feet trace the marks of this sacred ground. These lands inspired the visions of Arthur, Morgana Le Fay, the Lady of the Lake, Mordred, and Merlin, where once magick and the material lived side-by-side.
The Dead Man Walking BY THOMAS HARDY They hail me as one living, But don’t they know That I have died of late years, Untombed although? I am… Read more “V&E Poetic Therapy: The Dead Man Walking”
Originally posted on Red Witches Journey:
Imbolc can be seen as a Sabbath given over to the contemplation of the “Shadow” and recognition of the winter’s growing…
What is Empathy? I explore the eymology, psychology, physiology and spirituality behind the concept in an attempt to answer this question. How do we feel the other? How do we know the difference between our feelings and the feelings of the other? The three major components of empathy seem to be: knowing, feeling and responding compassionately. We read books to gather knowledge of things we do not have the time or space to learn first hand. Tuning our empathy has the same effect but for emotions. We can connect with other humans and simulate experiences we have never had. In doing so we expand our awareness and are better able to live ethically and effectively with our fellow humans.
Who is the Celtic horse goddess Epona? I have spent a lot of time researching her and there is not a lot of information on her despite her widespread popularity on the continent. How do I work with Epona? Discover her associations and her power in working through the darkest parts of ourselves.
Snakes represent metamorphosis and rebirth.
Today I went for a walk in the woods and came across a little gardener snake. Usually I wouldn’t see them because I try not to but I was with someone who is a snake magnet. I took this a sign that it is time for me to delve into snake omens. What does it mean when a snake crosses your path? What is the spiritual significance of the snake?
What lessons can we learn from the snake?
by Sylvia Plath I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions. Whatever I see I swallow immediately Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike.… Read more “V&E Poetic Therapy: Mirror”