Bandicoot teaches us that one of the most successful ways we can understand the ancient earth is by living a quiet existence, especially amongst times of noise and trauma. Bandicoot comes in our lives to quietly nuzzle our shoulder and point out a little shadowy, sandy track that we missed, and to not neglect it … Continue reading Boundary Setting With Bandicoot
The Peregrine Falcon has flown into my world today to remind me of the importance of communicating our own truth. These days I mentor very small writing groups. However, whether I have two or twenty-two people participating, those engaging invariably draw odious comparisons and think that their work is not as good as the work … Continue reading Communicate Your Truth
Donkey and Raven are engaging in some voice dialogue with the shadow to establish this aspects narrative.
Raven: "Nothing ventured! Nothing gained! Right?" Donkey: "I am hoping we don't regret following this piper?" Raven: " Well if we don't take the risk we might miss an important opportunity!" Donkey: "Ben Franklin also said that lost time is never found again!"
Distracted, donkey leaves it in Raven's hands to find out more about the distant castle! The bird does seem to have the knack of finding out what they need to know.
When Ghost Bat wings her way into your life she is urging you to let go of the past and allow yourself to be reborn. You will go through many periods of renewal in life as new cycles are already waiting for you. Don't be afraid to allow the changes to come into your life, … Continue reading Ghost Bat Heralds Rebirth and Renewal
One of the joys of having no advanced booking is that you can linger longer and enjoy living like a local with new friends.
When you have not booked ahead you cannot get lost! On the other hand, when you have not booked you have to hope that someone will provide some shelter for the night.
After an encounter with a giant, Raven needed a spot of healing from this Lemurian Elf. Happily, thanks to the healing hands of the elf, Donkey and Raven are back on the road again.
The appearance of Lizard is a reminder to create a space for dreaming. In her book, "Visioning Ten Steps to Designing the Life of your Dreams", Lucia Capacchione talks about setting up a creativity gym, a place to exercise your imagination and vision. Dedicating a specific area can pose problems but as Capacchione points out, … Continue reading A Dreaming Space
The frilled neck lizard is a creature that spends its days basking in the sun, daydreaming its future into reality. Lizard's wisdom is that of the dreamer; the daydreamer! In a culture obsessed with efficiency, mind-wandering is often derided as useless—the kind of thinking we rely on when we don’t really want to think. Freud, … Continue reading Bask In The Sun Daydreaming
Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week eight and Brolga has danced into my life, on the arm of and the creative force, to build on the lessons that Australian birds, animals and habitat have been initiating. When … Continue reading Romancing the Creative Spirit