Choosing to Believe

used to think belief or faith was about religion. I thought it was something you had to work on, something other people had but that I hadn’t yet achieved. When I started to work with Reiki I began to realise that Belief is a choice. … More Choosing to Believe

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Metamorphosis

As a self employed woman living near the border between the north and south of Ireland, my work comes in all shapes, sizes and locations. I was lucky enough to work recently on a project with a good friend Bee Smith in County Cavan. It was part of a wider project funded by Peace IV … More Metamorphosis

Seven Chakra Elevenie

Originally posted on Sojourning Smith:
Day 15 of NaPoWriMo2018 and I was completely unedified by the prompt for the first time this morning. But as one poet friend said on Facebook, ‘NaPoWriMo is not my boss!’ Maybe it is because of New Moon today, which astrologers say has a very peculiar vibe for some of…

Unearthed

I am prepared to wait, unlit, In my place; contemplating While overhead, the world waits, sunlit. I dig deep. My roots go down, Feeding, searching, far and wide, Anchoring me for what’s to come. I plunge through ancient layers While worms caress and coil Finding secrets hidden there.   When I am filled with potential … More Unearthed

Are You Ready?

I created this vision board in October 2016. I’d just taken voluntary redundancy from a 9-5 job with a pension, I’d been doing for 15 years, to become self employed. It was like jumping off a cliff. My biggest fear was that I would fail, that I wouldn’t be strong enough, brave enough or smart … More Are You Ready?

It’s a Mystery!

Originally posted on Sojourning Smith:
Some people might call it inspiration. The actual process of writing can be a bit of a mystery.  Personally, I think writers are magpies. We collect shiny things – like ideas- and take them back to our lair and then we rearrange all the shiny found objects and re-purpose them.…

Weaving My World

Lying in the willow dome I look at the intertwined branches that have woven together over the years.  I am emerging from the cloud of deep loss I find myself feeling lost and afraid. As I looked at the web of branches above me it occurs to me that my life is woven in a similar … More Weaving My World

Breaking the Cycle

I was talking to a woman today about, actually I’m not sure where the conversation started but the part I remember, that has nagged at me, and stayed with me, and prompted me to open my laptop, six hours later, and search for both of the pieces of writing we discussed, was the memory of my … More Breaking the Cycle