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Posted on October 11, 2017 by Helen White
When did we make it so wrong to want more? My own discontentment seems to eat me, eat at my life; there’s no settling any more, frustration bites at my heels. Like a cat on a hot tin roof, I hop from foot to foot, barely knowing what I want but wanting something.
This thing was always there, I realise; only it was holed up in a prison cell of sorts, like a wild animal in a cage in my dungeon. So all the time I was telling myself that I’m being ever-so humble, grateful and contented I was really wanting more than I ever said. For many women, it comes up like a guilty secret to start with and then you realise that all the little things were only ever attached to the bigger things; wanting more for the planet, for its people, for it all…especially the earth, that love of your life. Continue reading →
Posted in Consciousness & evolution, Divine feminine, Health & wellbeing, Life choices, Menu, Personal Development, Recovery chronic illness, Spirituality | Tagged allowing ourselves to want, changing the world, crone, divine feminine, female frustration, fire of transformation, heat, kundalini rising, lioness, menopause fire, phoenix, pitta, rising heat, sacred feminine, unleashing the goddess, vata, wild woman, woman power, women awakening, women rising | 3 Comments
In every ending…a new beginning
Posted on November 28, 2016 by Helen White
The mother could not be such without the child, nor the beginning exist without the ending…and so we go on birthing ourselves through the creative fires of each other, joined together equally by the creative watery flow that courses back and forth; linked by both the “fire” and the “water” processes that generate who we are.
There is no imperative to have been through the literal birthing experience to know and understand this fundamental process of life since it is the basis of all experience; the yin and the yang in action. Many of us have been (or are going) through our own particular version of the kind of fire that transforms and yet we can trust that the water of healing and deeper understanding will always follow. I sense that the healing, invigorating and enlightening waters of this reality are on the brink of breaching their holding spaces and overflowing their edges right now, for all of us, as we collectively birth into the themes of the Aquarius age. Just as I am hearing from water across so many aspects of my life, I sense that we are collectively expectant (and just a little bit nervous…as is only natural) as we reach that equally collective moment of the waters breaking ready to birth something entirely new and transformational into our world. Continue reading →
Posted in Art, Art metaphor, Art purpose, Art transformation tool, Consciousness & evolution, Divine feminine, Leylines, Life journey, Menu, Personal Development | Tagged alchemy, astrology, awakening through the birth experience, birth trauma, catalyst, celebration of parenthood, darkest before the dawn, emotional trauma around giving birth, evolution, fear around birth, fire sign, going into labour, isolation of parenthood, kundalini and childbirth, kundalini rising, mother-daughter relationship, new moon, ode to motherhood, parenting alone, peacock, phoenix, post-natal depression, rebirth, remembering other lifetimes, sacred feminine, the gift of experience, transformation through fire, violet flame, water, waterfall, when kundalini burns, yin and yang | 1 Comment