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A Pause

As we move toward the New Year there is a push to tie up loose ends. To finish things and clear out what no longer works for us. To clear the way for the fresh start of the New year. It’s easy to do this in a physical sense, this tends to be a time …

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Let the sunshine in

I have heard that the quality of our lives is reflection of the quality of the questions we ask ourselves. If we want better or different lives, we must ask ourselves different or better questions. When is the last time you did an audit of your life? A spring clean of your beliefs? When was …

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The Light that I AM

The beauty of a journey is in the steps, the pace, the scenery, not even necessarily in the final destination. Funnily enough, sometimes the destination changes with the journey. I love setting my own pace. Sometimes I’m sprinting with adrenaline rushing through my veins and other times I’m just wandering. I can take all the …

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Better

When I was a kid my mother always said that we should always try to leave things as we found them, if not in better state than they were. I’ve been thinking about this lately. 

Dancing with Shadows, Tripping the Light

Recently I have been thinking about the Shadow self, or rather, in the continuing quest to for self awareness, the acceptance of our darkest parts. I find this very interesting but also confronting. There are things I know now that we can never gain from others no matter how long we search for them.

I make the Rules……….

“No was her name, No was the Lion that no-one could tame……..but No kept her name, No got so quiet she put out her flame….” I love this lyric, it’s wildly free and beautifully heartbreaking all at the same time. 

But the Heart wants…

Introspectively, this has been a big year for me. I have always questioned myself; what am I doing? Where am I going? Am I doing enough? Can I do more, be more?