Lilith returns to Eve

She is free Once demonised and displaced Her mantle being rebuilt Once strangled and silenced Her roar being released Once patted and preened Her body finding her own grace Once ignored and flattened Her place standing tall and strong Once subjected and bruised Her protection being offered to all Once scared and confused Her spiritContinue reading “Lilith returns to Eve”

Visible and vocal

I drew the Queen of Swords this morning. I was feeling sad and, for some reason, full of shame. As I comtemplated the card I started to write this which encompassed the qualities of the Queen of Swords and has some autobiographical qualities… The Queen of Invisibility What life has she had that she fadedContinue reading “Visible and vocal”

Enough

Enough. Enough, haven’t you got enough stuff Haven’t you filled that gaping hole inside Haven’t you stymied that gnawing lust and pride? Enough. Enough, don’t you realise you are just not that tough? Haven’t you softened just a little bit Haven’t you fed all the demons in your deep, dark pit? Enough. Enough, can’t youContinue reading “Enough”

The Hope of Winter

“I have conversed with the Spiritual Sun, I saw him on Primrose Hill” William Blake It was one of those days today where the clouds are low and almost impenetrable, both at times gloomy and glum. The trees looked more like stone statues than living beings, placed on top of a ground that was hardContinue reading “The Hope of Winter”

Her smile

She saw him and smiled. He returned her smile and a flicker of love entered his broken heart. His world-weary gaze became a glow of hope as his eyes met hers.  The words spoken to him in there steel glass office “there is no longer a job for you here” hurting a little less. HeContinue reading “Her smile”

The First Solar Return of RSL

Well here we are and it’s exactly a year since the shop opened its doors.   To mark the occasion we had a small sale last week with some bubbles and delicious home-made cake made our resident Angel and healer, Loretta McCabe. Looking back over the last year I have learnt so much about making aContinue reading “The First Solar Return of RSL”

Poetic observations

Last day of work for a while today. Resting and revelling ahead. As its Frigg’s day it’s time for a bit of poetry appreciation again.  And another William Blake poem. This particular one has come up a number of times this week and is useful for both my HR work and also personal development, mainlyContinue reading “Poetic observations”

Friday reveals itself

I’ve done it.  I think.  I’ve finally figured out Fridays.  The clue was in the exploration of the name last week. Venus or Frigg day, day of appreciating art and beauty. So today I am going to indulge in another one of my loves: poetry. This morning on the way to work I picked upContinue reading “Friday reveals itself”