Why Working with the Shadow is Important

The "Shadow" aspect of ourselves relates to those parts we attempt to hide, deny or even suppress.  They can be characteristics that we dislike about ourselves, qualities that we judge "unacceptable", or even seemingly positive attributes that we feel we need to suppress in order to "fit in". The Shadow comes in many forms - … Continue reading Why Working with the Shadow is Important

The Dark Goddess is Coming

Last week I received the email from my publisher that all authors hang out to receive, the one that contained details as to when their book will actually be published and available. The date scheduled for the release of Encountering the Dark Goddess: A Journey into the Shadow Realms is 26 March 2021. While this … Continue reading The Dark Goddess is Coming

Who is the Dark Goddess?

According to psychoanalyst Carl Jung, the "Shadow Self" refers to aspects of our inner Self that we tend to ignore, neglect or even simply do not want to acknowledge.  It is often instinctive and irrational, and therefore is even perceived as “personal inferiority”.  Yet the “Shadow Self” is also referred to as the unconscious aspect … Continue reading Who is the Dark Goddess?

Summer Solstice in Australia

As the seasonal wheel turns and with the sun entering the astrological sign of Capricorn, today marks the time the Summer Solstice here in Adelaide, the longest day.  In fact, at 9:14pm this evening we would have experienced some four hours and 42 more minutes than at the Winter Solstice in June. Within various Pagan traditions, the divine … Continue reading Summer Solstice in Australia

Spring Equinox: The Time of Balancing

And the Spring arose on the garden fair, Like the spirit of Love felt everywhere And each wild flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast Rose from the dreams of its wintry rest. The snowdrop and then the violet Arose from the ground with the warm rain we And their breath was mixed with sweet … Continue reading Spring Equinox: The Time of Balancing