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Lessons in Life and Death

This week we celebrate the festival of Samhain, or Halloween, as it is more commonly known. Associated with witches and pagans, Samhain is the season where the veil is thin. The world of Spirit and the world of the living … Continue reading

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Shock and Sadness

Today I want to talk about grief. Perhaps it is because I am growing older, but death seems to be coming closer. I was very fortunate to have all four of my grandparents until my mid-thirties. I now have two … Continue reading

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Remembering Manchester

It has been twelve months since the terrorist attack on Manchester, and that devastating event has never been far from my mind. While I was not directly affected in that I didn’t personally know anyone that attended the concert, I … Continue reading

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Reiki Healing and Bereavement

It has been a very challenging and emotional month. Not only did we enter 2018 with the usual societal fanfare of optimism, high hopes and big dreams, but in my family, we were coping with bereavement whilst preparing for a … Continue reading

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Gentle Holiday Cheer

It has been a week since my Grandad passed away. He had been ill for a long time and was in hospital for two weeks before he lost the fight. He lived a good, long, happy life, and is finally … Continue reading

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We Won’t Forget You, Grandad

As we approach Christmas this year, I find myself with mixed emotions. I am grieving for the very recent loss of my grandmother, who I was fortunate to have in my life for over thirty-three years. Her death was partly … Continue reading

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