I've long been a seeker of silence. Seeking out opportunities to embrace the silent moments and to immerse myself in the stillness that silence can bring. We live in a busy, noisy, distraction fuelled world which can make it so hard to even notice the silence, but it’s always there.
A great many of us spend much of our lives hidden from view, partially excluding those parts of us that we don’t like, don’t understand or fear. We can feel bogged down and overwhelmed by the constant change and shift of life, leaving us feeling like we can’t breathe...
Life is a constantly moving kaleidoscope of experiences, thoughts and moments. The pace has been intense lately, so it’s been easy to feel as though the rug is being pulled out from beneath our feet as we lurch from one challenge to the next.
So many of us are facing challenges at the current time and so many of us are feeling beleaguered and weary of pushing ahead as the storm batters against us and yet, despite the weariness, we carry on.
There can be no denying that the world we live in contains much confusion, contradiction and paradox. On one level, there is a sense of shift and a lifting of energy. However, on another level there is still a sense of angst and turmoil which is...
Chaos in the soul is unsettling, but it is a vital part of our personal and spiritual evolution. Without chaos, there is no change, and without change, we cannot grow. Chaos can be frightening, but it can also be a friend. For it is through the chaos, that we find Truth and our sense of Self.
We all have potential. We all have possibility. Even when we feel lost, confused or alone, when we take a breath and go within, we find the potential to grow, evolve and blossom, even when times are challenging.
As the wheel of the year starts to turn once again, the longer days bring more than sunlight, they bring a sense of hope and optimism for a brighter future. Each of us are beginning to find our way through the darkness as we turn towards the sun within our hearts and souls.
Sometimes life feels broken and beyond repair, but it’s important to know that nothing is ever truly irreparable. In time, we can restore balance as we find ways to flourish and thrive despite the challenges we’ve faced.
I’ve thought a lot lately about pain, depression and my health challenges. I’ve opened myself up and laid myself bare. In the process, I’ve learned a great deal about myself, my life and my beliefs as I’ve journeyed through the ups and downs.