Category: Darker part of the year

Winter stories

The darkest night, oh how rich and comforting your gifts Like the darkest depth of the earth it contains our sorrows and joys Care taking all potential It keeps it, churns it and later We emerge as new towards the light We stretch into… Continue Reading “Winter stories”

Landscapes and emotions

The first thing to do when we are overwhelmed is to recognise and acknowledge it’s there. Stop being brave and seek to suppress or control, just step into the chaos. It can be a scary concept and counterintuitive but what if we tried, as… Continue Reading “Landscapes and emotions”

Shadows at dawn

The pull of a new calendar year is strong, as if something in me can’t wait for a clean sheet of paper to start writing another story. It yarns for the taste of spring, for fresh changes. This is very much in the collective… Continue Reading “Shadows at dawn”

Morning walk post Yule

It is rather warm this morning. There are signs of life and light everywhere. Nothing brings more hope into my heart than encountering seeds with roots on them, young and delicate on the forest floor dig up by animals and birds to eat. When… Continue Reading “Morning walk post Yule”

The last wish of nature

What does nature want? Presence, heart, connection. It wants to be and it wants to live. It seeks the same things any human would. It is the ‘original’ life, birth-giving entity that we all come from. The reality is that one day nature is… Continue Reading “The last wish of nature”