These expectations: the pressure from family & society to perform and be happy can be crushingly painful as you struggle to put it all together. The tree, the decorations, the shopping, the wrapping, the planning and cooking. Everything perfectly timed and all the time with a smile. And somewhere inside there’s a voice wondering if … More Why does this time of year have to be so hard?
There is meaning beneath the glitter and glamour of Christmas. To me it feels like a yearning to touch something deeper, be part of something bigger, to feel the spark of divinity and believe that magic is all around. Maybe it comes from the searching for this meaning, hidden as it is beneath layers of … More Resting in midwinter silence
Welcome to the gateway into the Mother Night ~ the longest night of the year for those of us in the northern hemisphere. The Winter Solstice is a tipping point, the north of the Earth reaches its furthest point form the sun. The dark night is a place of dreaming and visions. Ride the horse of Rhiannon as … More Solstice Blessings!