Musings of Hope from a Celtic Warrior

On this Solstice a new life begins,

A new Fire is Kindled under the watchful gaze of Brighid

 

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Finding Our Voices

Finding our voice after childhood abuse is a powerful – indeed empowering – step forwards in healing. The past two weeks have seen the IICSA (Independent Inquiry Child Sexual Abuse) investigate abuse within specialist music schools and some residential schools.  My former school, Chethams, being one of those investigated. https://www.iicsa.org.uk/investigations/sexual-abuse-in-residential-schools?tab=hearing   The accounts at the … Continue reading Finding Our Voices

Mindfulness and Grief

Originally posted on Untangled:
My mindfulness and meditation practice is extremely important to me. Some mindfulness masters teach that you cannot fully begin to meditate until you have wept deeply. I once read a story of a Zen teacher who flirted with meditation for years before he decided to commit. He recalled how he wept…

Sekhmet

I first met Sekhmet when on holiday in Egypt some 14 or more years ago. Or rather, she announced Herself to me. A magnificent blue-clad alabaster statue of her accompanied me back to England (the heaviest suitcase I have ever transported). Since then, She has lived in my bedroom. Acknowledged, but never really honoured or … Continue reading Sekhmet

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