Category: sacred space

A trip that freed me

Here are some pictures from my trip to Perthshire, Scottish Highlands this past October just before Samhain. This was a long anticipated trip, not because it haven’t been before, I have, but because I made it there on my own after talking and planning…

Summer overwhelm

As summer begins to spread her warm embrace throughout the land for me achieving a balanced state of mind becomes challenging. I begin to feel enclosed with everything blooming into thick foliage and undergrowth. As winter is a time of spaciousness and openness for…

Space vs enclosure

The debate started within me after my last visit to Scotland when one week I spent in the North with vast open spaces, wilderness mountains and the sea and the other week was spent in a tiny cottage in the woods. You can read about…

My sacred woodland

Across the road from my house there lies a woodland. It is a short pleasant walk into what is a sacred place to me. At first sight it might seem like nothing particularly special, big or of any significance, yet to me it means everything….

Lessons in the ‘neutral’

Having difficulty in communicating? Coming up against conflicts? Take up a neutral position. You might know it all, but you might know nothing at all. It is polar opposites that cause problems and when you notice you have taken either one or the other…

Light work in the woods – image of the season 

The birth of light Light spell Fire spell in nature Peace spell for the world The birth of the Sun

Ode to the Land 

  In my dreams you visit me like a deep soulful cry from within You touch my senses as I sit in solitude in the forest Water takes me straight to the expansive lochs of your bosom You contain and penetrate the essence of…