On the Rocks

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Being in Nature

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The land is here is imbued with potency.  The rocks and twisted trees have an elemental energy for the fiery volcanic forces that shaped the land are writ large upon it’s surface.

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Walking on the cliff tops as a storm front approaches and the wind blows in clear and cold off the Southern Ocean I am transported into a more intense relationship with the world around me. The sea churns at the base of the cliffs, wild and fierce.  There is no one else around and I realise that with one misstep I could fall to my death.   It is a raw, instinctual thought.

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I move away from the clifftop and walk a narrow track where tangled tree roots and jagged rocks protrude from the earth.   My toes catch on a root and I stumble slightly.  This is an environment that demands my full attention, my complete participation.  The cold…

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Between Realities – Calm and Chaos

"Suzanne has a magical experience with the Tuatha de Danann. She comes to the conclusion that they do indeed live beneath that hill and that they can wield powerful magic..." I believe, do you? *** Exhausted, I sat upon a mound on the Hill of Tara in Ireland.   The light was golden and a soft breeze … Continue reading Between Realities – Calm and Chaos

In the Space-Time Continuum

Calm & Chaos, shares a journey we can all relate to. Be sure to read the Haiku at the end. Excellent! ❤

Being in Nature

This blog post grew out of thinking about how to respond to various blogging challenges on offer this week.   Somehow they all morphed together in my mind and became a continuum of challenging ideas –

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The Celtic Cross has origins that pre-date Christianity and has meanings that parallel those of the Medicine Wheel of indigenous cultures.  The four points on the circle symbolize many things – the four directions (east, south, west, north) – the elements (air, earth, water, fire) and time itself.   Within the Wheel time is both circular and cyclical.  There are times of day – dawn, midday, sunset, night – and there is seasonal time – spring, summer, autumn, winter.

For the ancients time turned rhythmically in a never-ending circle and life was lived within its turnings. 

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As society became more mechanized and industrialized the concept of time became more linear.   Things had a beginning, a middle…

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