Mental health Spirituality

Depression and God

Last week was the time the kids all went back to school, the new year starts! Hurrah. My arts consultancy work has been very quiet over the summer, as it usually is, and that was fine during August. However, as soon September started I fell into a depression. I had the last week of August […]

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Soul of a Nation

Visiting the Tate’s Soul of a Nation exhibition reminded me how important art is, how it has the power to show others how things are, highlighting what is happening, both positive and negative. This is an extremely well curated show, with the first rooms shocking in their intensity and the outright hatred and violence that […]

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Devotee

I spend a huge amount of time journalling, and recently I have been questioning if it is a waste of time, a self indulgent and rather expensive form of procrastination away from what I truly want to be doing. Writing my novel and doing photography. Why expensive? Because it is a tactile and sensual experience […]

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Renewing the blog

The domain and hosting for this blog is up for renewal and I have been questioning if I should continue it on. As I’ve said before this is my third attempt at a spiritual focused blog, and I wonder why I do it. If I am being completely practical, I should focus my time and […]

Spirituality

Christian Druid?

OK, so maybe I was a little hasty to say I was done with Christianity here and here I was definitely throwing the baby out with the bathwater. The part of Christianity that I wanted to hold true to – pretty much everything that Jesus says and God’s love is a gift of grace for us […]

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 […]