Category Archives: INSPIRATIONS

The Sands of Time were Eroded by the River of Constant Change

I was 16 and was lying in bed  listening to Steve Wright’s Radio Forth late night show. He unexpectedly played a piece I hadn’t heard before by a group called Genesis. Within seconds I sat up and was attentive. This was so different from anything I had ever heard before. A piece called ‘Firth of Fifth’ ( a nice synchronicity with the Firth of Forth where I lived) from their album ‘Selling England by the Pound’. It went so deep. … Continue reading

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Down, Down, Deeper and Down….Dropping into Honesty

No matter how great the pressure becomes, no matter how deep I appear to be falling. No matter how intensely the other seems to be triggering me, pressing all my buttons. No matter how unappreciative everyone seems. Remembering to be kind in the midst of it all. Remembering to have an open heart. Being that no matter what. It’s so easy to kid ourselves that we’ve made it. That we’ve arrived. We reach a sort of plateau where it suddenly … Continue reading

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Time to Let Go Now

It’s been a while since I posted here and today I was sitting contemplating the card I drew from my mandala oracle deck when I had the thought of sharing it with you here. I kept things really simple and just pulled one card for clarity today. This is what I received: Let Go Now. Quite a clear message. It sounds so simple and yet seems so hard to follow on through with. Due to the identification we have with … Continue reading

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Making Our Inner Knowing Come Alive

I love how life constantly demonstrates what is. Right there in front of us. No escaping it. But very often we’re not always ready to open our eyes and see it without any filters. And it’s the easiest thing to just try to turn a blind eye, choose the easy option and get on with something else. There have been big reminders in recent times to not just sit there and ‘know’ but to get up and bring it all … Continue reading

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Don’t Feed What Isn’t True

I’m loving all the conversations I have been having recently with friends who are as dedicated to digging deeper as I am. It’s so refreshing and liberating to suddenly be able to see something with eyes of truth instead of it being hidden behind a veil of self-denial. So lovely to recognise what is true and to open my heart and lovingly and gently let it all in. And all the while those ‘lies’ and stories I uphold….no, they’re not … Continue reading

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Gaining Deeper Insights – Loving the Truth

Being completely honest. I find it’s a truly sweet moment when I gain deeper insight into what I had been blind to before. Suddenly being able to see something I just couldn’t see and realising the implications of it. Realising that it was there right in front of my face but invisible to me because of the veil of denial I had pulled across it. Obscuring it conveniently from view. And such a bitter-sweet moment to realise that my projection … Continue reading

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A Responsibility to be Pureness of Heart

Just take a moment to pause and realise that every single thought you have, every single thing you say, every single thing you do has an effect on the universe, on your world. No exception. What a responsibility. A responsibility to be that pureness of heart, that pure awareness that you know you are and sometimes forget you are. Now that I know what I am, I have the responsibility to be that regardless of how chaotic my life sometimes … Continue reading

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A Touch of Frost on the Cosmic Web

A few weeks ago I was inspired to start up a new spiritually based group for artisans on the Etsy website. Together with Star Breiter, my Silk and Stars partner, we opened the group and started to put out the call for other like-minded people. – as you read through this post, click on the photos to be taken to the artists’ pages. The group has a team presence on Etsy but also a day-to-day support on Facebook and the … Continue reading

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Bristol Covered in Snow

We seldom get snow in the South West of England so when it does come, there is always great rejoicing. I’m talking about when it really falls…and stays. When we all woke up yesterday morning, there had been a huge delivery of snow overnight and when we pulled back the curtains, I truly jumped for joy. I got all dressed up for the cold, with layer after layer and then grabbed my camera before heading off down to the park … Continue reading

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Vibrant, Fabulous Colour- Playing with Silk, Dyes and Salt

I had just taken my latest silks out of the vinegar solution I normally soak them in before starting my work on them and started to stretch them on my frames. I began to tune in to which colours I would be mixing together…. the first one was going to be a real earthy mix as it was for a client who had ordered a SilkandStars package. Intuitively it felt right for them to be having some purple blended in … Continue reading

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