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I live in Australia, my ancestry is in Cornwall. a Celt. a hedgewitch of sorts. I am an Earth Healer. I wear upcycled clothes, patchouli oil and Redback boots. A gypsy. An eccentric. a mystic. I am a searcher, a seeker, a pilgrim on Earth. I serve my guests, tea from an old silver teapot. I love Vervain, yarrow, chamomile & mint. I love to dream, to walk and to wonder

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April 11, 2006

another of my authentic self moments


BEWARE - the following may sound that I have completely lost the plot - I am blaming the voices in my head.

soul searching - what a merry road that can lead you along. I am a thinker, I actually never stop, hence the voices in my head. But I have come to a realisation that FOR ME it is very important to have a balance in my life. Otherwise I feel totally out of control, overwhelmed and completely loopy. I sometimes think I lean towards the obsessive compulsive personality * whatever I am involved in, at any given moment, I am consumed by, I live and breathe my passion, whatever it is at that time. With the soul searching and the discovery of me needing a balance * I am trying to put voices into practice. I have decided to nurture myself and listen to those voices in my head - sometimes they really know what they are talking about! We all need nurturing and balance - whether it be our physical bodies due to stresses of daily living with chemicals and pollutants or our emotional bodies which needs a break for the stresses of modern day technology - a break from news and world events and yes, sometimes a break from other people's problems - a break to recharge the batteries so that we can be the best possible person that we can. And our soul needs nurturing, whether it be meditation, prayer or even going out under the pine tree and talking to the faeries or elves. Or just sitting and saying nothing, just being. How perfectly hard is that? But it is important. And more importantly - it is important to have balance. so for the physical body - a lovely long soak in the bath, candles and music, followed by a favourite body cream * gently massaged into the skin. And for the emotional body - time away from all - sitting in a chair, reading a favourite book or taking a nap on a cold afternoon, snuggled under a blanket and for the soul? tomorrow - I am going to go sit under that pine tree and listen - I wonder what I will hear?

9 Comments:

Blogger Tongue in Cheek Antiques said...

sitting under the pine tree and listen. i loved that line, and find it the healing answer. Surely the wind will sing, the sun filter down, through those branches and crown you !!

8:03 pm  
Blogger Nicole said...

We must have been sister's in one of our many many previous lives lol much lov to you xox

10:28 pm  
Blogger Peggy said...

The perfect spot for the heart and soul to be still and receive thoughts and energy for the day

10:39 pm  
Blogger Cookie said...

What a great place to sit and listen! Trees are such comfort..dont you think? Like a huge umbrella that protects us.

11:00 pm  
Blogger berriehead said...

amen to the pine trees* if you listen you will hear...lately I know them well;o)

11:26 pm  
Blogger VintagePretty said...

Sitting outside is almost always the best place to sit and think, contemplation and relaxation. Perfect! Enjoy :)

1:10 am  
Blogger Mindy said...

It seems a few of us are feeling the same way these days! Getting recharged and renewed... in being still,then comes the knowing of what to do...sounds like a peaceful place to be..enjoy..xo

2:43 am  
Blogger herhimnbryn said...

Oh yes indeedy! See my post Blog Holiday!!!!
Rest and be well.

6:18 pm  
Blogger mrspao said...

That is such a beautiful post. I've been doing a lot of sitting and just being recently. It helps when things are going crazy around me.

4:02 am  

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