Being Seen

Being Seen

Got sucked down the rabbit hole of being seen yesterday. Walked through the land of my egoic mind – needy, clingy, desperate, claustrophobic. Crossed a bridge into the realm of the soul – desiring, witnessing, yearning, deep presence.   Then stood out on the mountain,...
Wild Boar Totem

Wild Boar Totem

SHE showed up this morning In the form of a dead wild boar Laying across the path where I had intended to walk Stopped in my tracks, literally. Catapulted back to nights spent nursing sick pigs willing them to live to draw one more breath Acutely aware of the duality...
Tending to your Inner Fire

Tending to your Inner Fire

When I was young my dad used to light the fire in our kitchen on winter mornings.  He had his own ritual for cleaning the grate, removing the ashes, setting the kindling and feeding air to the fire so that the flame would take and the fire would burn strong.   So this...
Burning it all down

Burning it all down

It is a beautiful autumn day here in Tortorella and I am curled up on the sofa beside the fire.  It has been just over a year since we arrived in Italy and as a result I have been reflecting a lot on how we got here. Believe it or not it all started with a book.  Not...
Changes

Changes

The first metaphysical / spiritual book I ever read was You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay.  It touched something really deep inside me, but it also led me to believe that I was broken and therefore needed to be healed.  I have been walking a ‘healing path’ for over...