Category Archives: unconscious

Chasing the dream

   We all move in and out of dream space each night and each morning. This movement between the conscious world of wakefulness, and the unconscious world of  dreams and symbolism is a transition between the known and the unknown. … Continue reading

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Happy Soul

   On days when I’m happy all the way down into my boots, I find smiling faces all around me wherever I look. Even on the floor of the woods as I’m walking the dogs, looking down, a little cheery … Continue reading

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Thresholds

Thresholds are magical spaces, which lie in between two places or states. They are neither one nor the other, but are a mixture of both at once. Because they are neither here nor there, they lie in the third place … Continue reading

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Pool of Earth

Between the tangled limbs of old trees Far down the known familiar path We stumbled through shadows And fell into light Pulled on by the spirits Dark pools of delight. The shadows we saw Reflected our faces With tooth nail … Continue reading

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The Well of Urd

Touched by Urd’s water, Suns white light pours from her core Fates unfolding song. And inspired by Laura’s comment (see below) here’s a second haiku Rising Phoenix like From the wells sacred waters Singing our fates song.

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Sacred Beginnings

“In my beginning is my end.” T.S.Eliot As this new year begins, we have just released the old year, and allowed it to become the past. This is a time of transition or change, and transitions always contain endings and … Continue reading

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Mushroom Magic

Deep in the ancient oak woods a little sprinkle of magic has escaped. It’s sparkling in the leaves which are clinging on to the brach tips, quivering in the warm autumn breeze. And it’s popping up in wonderful shapes and … Continue reading

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Veiled Visions

We walked slowly through the rising mist and its muted world. Colours and sounds subdued in its soft breath as it closed in around us. The world was shrinking and yet the gathering haze seemed to soothe away our thoughts. … Continue reading

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Golden Horizons

The day had brewed herself into a blend of light and dark, and now here at her very edge all was revealed. Away from the tightly woven centre, gaps and spaces opened allowing golden light to pour through in unexpected, … Continue reading

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Fairytale Towers

Fairy tales are full of slender towers of white marble piercing cloud filled skies. The lofty height of the spires sweeps our imagination up and away from the mundane world and into the creative space of dreams and stories. In … Continue reading

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