Every once in a blue moon my view will look something like this. Balancing my physicality has always been hard for me. You would think after 3 major burnouts I would learn, but no. I can be really stubborn. A typical The Lovers archetype life challenge! Especially if I am passionate about something I tend to forget that rest and recalibration is a real thing and that I am not above that. Ahem. ⚜️
So over the weekend I practiced “this and that” vs. my default pattern of “either or”. Doing and dreaming.
Naps and notebooks.
Reading and resting.
But mostly just tuning into that quiet space deep within and seeking solace there.
Just contentment and peace.
Which is a place I am getting more familiar with and like to revisit as often as I remember to.
Letting the clouds of worry and questions pass quickly across the sky of my tired mind. I had no inclination to hang on to any of it. They would find their own way back if it was important enough, like a thunderstorm circling back again. I was amazed at some of the thoughts I had let rain down on me repeatedly. And I feel they have rained themselves out. The cloud is empty now.
So, starting into my birthday week I will let things change naturally.
Let things fall by the wayside and leave them there.
Remind myself that I don’t need to pick everything up - hello little gatherer soul - and carry it home just because it’s available and happens to cross my path.
And I will definitely be enjoying this view for a day longer making sure my masculine and feminine are taking care of each other in a healthy way.
Have a balanced start to your week, lovely one.
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Welcome to Leo season.... bring out the crowns! For the next month the Sun will be traveling through the decadent sign of Leo. Expect things to be more extroverted, dramatic, and passionate. With so many planets still retrograde (including Mercury starting on Wednesday)
tempers may flare a bit more easily, so remember to channel your calmer inner qualities as much as you need/can. Pick your battles wisely because communication will be misfiring for the next few weeks. Also, adding more fire to the sky is our lunar beauty, the moon, in Sagittarius until Tuesday. This moon sign needs space, movement and positivity. Keep upbeat and active at the start of this week for max success. Be like the lions during Leo season and you will strut right through. Lions rest without a single thought of anything else. When they hunt they focus on nothing but dinner. The point being is that if you stay in the moment and just focus on what’s right in front of you, you will not only stress less, but you will be more effective. Be one with the lions, zodinis. 🦁💎👌🏻
Loin de Douala. Max Lobe. Zoe, 2018. Following two friends trying to find the brother of one of them who have left the family house in Douala, Cameroun, to go to Europe where he want to be a soccer player. Occasion to feel something of the country, people and ambiance, while one of the worst threat is religious fundamentalism. But despite the humour, the novel is short of reflexion about immigration as the back cover promised, saying that the author writes about these urgent questions with a "inner natural". This inner natural is too close to the smooth superficiality. These questions needs more than archetypical funny, smiling and regularly fat characters.The "rhytm and the "generosity" of his style, as the text of the backcover said, are not enough to deal with complexity. I understand how this exotism can be liked, it is so warmful, but it definitively does not work for me. #litterature#cliche#archetypes#whywriting#readers#targets#samestories#canvas#scenario#shortnovel#towrite
The owl sees at night, turns head on a swivel and finds its home in the interior of the patient tree. Is it any wonder why across cultures, the owl is associated with wisdom itself?
... On the shoulders of Athena, this ferrel symbol belongs with the rightful heir to Zeus’ throne. This image introduces a vibrancy to wisdom I have not seen before in common owl characteristics. A reminder that it is the caterpillar smoking hookah, the gratitude in the hardship, the grip of an image that draws the eyes in. ... The strange disrupts the expectation and therefore Introduces what is not readily conceived. Indeed it is an illusive presence that sees best in darkness. Can you imagine wisdoms grabbing your attention in the vibrancy of this image? ... What comes to life in you?
The snake symbolises our creative life force - something that is often exchanged for comfort and convenience 🐍
What we first thought was luxury and security is soon revealed to be oppressive and dangerous - like the sinister redback spider 🕷
Perhaps some do not willingly give up their vitality, they just wandered into the trap unconsciously. This painting is about the gilded cage from which many souls never return.
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A seed will go through complete destruction to achieve it’s truest potential. The shell cracks, the insides come out and it is supported completely in this new phase of expression.
What if we have no idea of what we are able to do; to have; to achieve; to be...
This unexplored potential lies beyond our “shadows” ie our emotional, mental and physical conditions, learned behaviours, inherited beliefs, forced values, outgrown vows and promises.
We only become aware of this dilemma by the synchronicities of reading a post, meeting a person, losing someone or something we identified deeply with, or a chance happening in our life. Be aware of these miracles in disguise. Our whole life is set up for us to always have the opportunity to go beyond the now version of us and into the next and 1000% greater version of us!
Can you think of something tragic, devastating or heartbreaking that has happened in your life? I know, we all can..... what has come from that event that changed the course of your life for the better? Who came into your life, what opportunities arose, how did you change your habits, how did your outlook on life change?
Don’t put off this opportunity to step into your next chapter. The previous chapters are history, don’t get caught up in trying to hold onto what you once were, what you once had and identifying yourself with past achievements.
When you can achieve this letting go of tangible evidence of your identity, you will be present and available for the life changing opportunities before you.
Beyond that, lies the magic of unexplored potential.
Breaking news: I am holding a weekend retreat in September!!!!
More details to come but I guarantee you it will be epic!