Monthly Archives: May 2016

‘Ruby’ Emma Allen

Fascinating and deep creative journey by body artist Emma Allen into the landscape of reincarnation. She describes it:- ‘An animated self-portrait exploring the idea of rebirth and illustrating the transfer of energy from one incarnation to another. I painted this stop … Continue reading

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‘The Death Mother’ Toko-pa

The Death Mother Click on the link for this interesting and profound book review from Toko-pa – containing several useful links – on the archetype and meanings of the Death Mother:- ‘If you were the child of a mother crippled by her own … Continue reading

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Malgorzata Chodakowska

http://www.lifebuzz.com/fountains/ Click on the link for these beautiful human statues by Polish sculptor Malgorzata Chodakowska seamlessly incorporating the energies and flow of water…………. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter Counselling Exeter since 1994

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‘maggie and milly and molly and may’ ee cummings

‘maggie and milly and molly and may went down to the beach (to play one day)   and maggie discovered a shell that sang so sweetly she couldn’t remember her troubles, and   milly befriended a stranded star whose rays … Continue reading

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Frederick Buechner on telling our secrets

“I have come to believe that by and large the human family all has the same secrets, which are both very telling and very important to tell. They are telling in the sense that they tell what is perhaps the … Continue reading

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