Category Archives: Spirituality

When did you last really commit to something?

MY teachers used to talk about commitment. About how, in the old ways, people would walk across country for days to get to the teachings that were so important to them. What are we ever truly committed to these days? … Continue reading

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Taking a leap of faith 

SCROLLING through old pics this morning, I realised that six years ago I was walking with a stick.  Not only that, but I was in almost constant pain and popping painkillers by the clock. Things weren’t looking rosy back then. … Continue reading

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Why do we worship spiritual superstars? (Or… paradigm shifts begin at home)

WHY are we so keen to hoist people up onto grand pedestals? Well we do, don’t we? Our culture has a horrible habit of turning people into gurus to worship from afar, bathing in their high, high enlightenment from our … Continue reading

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Lessons in perception, lessons on life

LAST night we went for dinner on a ‘date night’ and ended up having to wait for a table. A young fella, still in his dirt-smeared, bright orange work gear, was there on his own and invited us to sit … Continue reading

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Let it go, let it go…

SO, here we are. Another new year begins. What will YOU do with it? Regardless of whether you choose to view the first day of 2015 as a special occasion or just another day, whether you went out last night … Continue reading

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Appreciating the simple things: trust, friendship and unconditional acceptance

I’M feeling quite sad today. I can’t explain why, exactly… just a deep ache in my heart space. Last night, I had a lovely dinner with friends and we stayed up until the small hours enjoying each other’s company, laughing … Continue reading

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Don’t go banging for the sake of it: simple tips for shamanic drum guardianship

THERE’S something really special about drums…. they contain some kind of magical energy that makes everyone want to pick them up and start making some noise. Bongos, djembes, frame drums, damroos, bodhrans, full five piece kits… they all seem to have … Continue reading

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The Destructive Power of Lies

WHEN was the last time you told a lie? Be honest… nobody’s listening. Was there a little fib to get out of something you didn’t want to do? Were you, maybe, a little frugal with the truth so that special … Continue reading

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How do you respond to a revolution?

ASTROLOGY has never really been my thing, but when it became clear that so many people around me were struggling, going into ego, victim or simply acting out of character, I asked one of my more star savvy friends what … Continue reading

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There’s nothing wrong with being a dreamer

INSPIRATION. It’s one of those words that conjures up images of climbing mountains, coming up with amazing, groundbreaking ideas or speaking to an auditorium full of eager listeners and teaching them how to change their lives. Those four syllables speak … Continue reading

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