Liminal Luminous

The shining threshold
Living well Spirituality

Warrior no more

I love the concept of archetypes, I can’t even remember when I found about the idea, but I suspect it has always been there because of the vast amount of reading I have always done. An archetype is: a constantly recurring symbol or motif in literature, painting, or mythology (this usage of the term draws […]

Spirituality

Red Tent

I was Googling around a couple of weeks ago, trying desperately to find a 5 Rhythms dance class, or a version of it, near to where I live. There are plenty in London, but I find getting into London exhausting and I do it enough for work. In my Google travels I found a Red […]

Spirituality

I can’t do it anymore…

I can’t do it anymore. I can’t force myself to fit in with a belief system that makes me so angry at patriarchy, at the damage it has done in the world. So that’s it, I am no longer calling myself a Christian. I desperately wanted to be. I wanted to fit in, both with […]

creativity Disability/Chronic Illness

Creative self sabotage

Are you self sabotaging your creative work by unrealistic, subconscious expectations? We had the committee meeting for my concert band last night, and the discussion turned to next year’s programme. We all talked through our thoughts about it and I said that I was worried because I have really struggled with this terms’ harder pieces. […]

Spirituality

More thoughts on liturgy

I have come to the conclusion that I don’t like liturgy. Yes, I know this is a complete contrast to my last post on liturgy, but I have spent quite a lot of time with the Church of England liturgy since then and I’ve realised that it is a great summary of why I feel uncomfortable […]