So last night I laid in a beautiful hot salt and lavender bath and lit some candles. I had intended on only lighting 2 as those were there, but felt the need to light 6 instead. Nothing odd in that really as I'm often pulled to do something different to my original thought and I … Continue reading Ancestors and the fires of truth.
My address from Service at Winchester Spiritual Church yesterday evening. This thought is inspired by the book 'The Untethered Soul' and the particular idea is via Ramana Maharishi. Who are you? If I were to ask a few of you now, who are you? What would be your reply? Who are you? I'm Nici. But … Continue reading Who are you?
Today, and for quite a few days/weeks, I have felt waves of so many opposing emotions that it is frankly exhausting. Just in one day I have been overwhelmingly happy and moved, angry beyond measure, anxious, fearful, confident and then self defeatist in equal measure and I am currently feeling such deep sadness that it … Continue reading Sometimes when it’s going wrong….
There, I said it. I want to work with women. It's taken me years of work, years of experiences, years of soul searching and years of peeling back layers of conditioning, to come to a realisation of why I am so drawn to helping other people to become themselves. It's not simply because I like … Continue reading Working with women.
Responsibility is to be "answerable" & "accountable for one's actions". From the very root of the word, it tells us so much. But what does it actually mean in real life. I feel the meaning has been lost along the way and the word responsibility has become something we throw about far too easily and … Continue reading Responsibility
A single flame when sat with can provide so much. As I sat for a few minutes gazing at the candle I had just lit, I became aware of much more encompassing me and the room I sat in. I became aware of the spark that begins all things. The simplest of reactions creating a … Continue reading A single flame.
Ive been asking some of the members of my group for subjects to blog about to help the creative juices start flowing again and this one in particular caught my eye. The question or subject is: Do we increase our stress and emotional damage when we think about and discuss past traumatic events, are we … Continue reading Discussing the past.