Tag: ego

  • Personal Alchemy

    The word Alchemy is derived from the ancient name for Egypt, Al-chemia, meaning ‘black fertile soil’. Egypt is well-known for being the land of transformation. The origins of Alchemy are accredited to Hermes Trismegistus. Hermes was a sage who lived around 3000 BC in Egypt, also thought to be Thoth, the ancient god/neter of wisdom.…

  • The Sun Mirrors the Self

    This is a blog post that I posted on 16th of February 2011 on my blog ‘Contemplating the Universe’. I think it is relevant to what we are experiencing now; especially having recently had three X-class flares! So I am re-posting it here. We have been in this shifting energy for a long time, and…

  • The Compassion of the Rose

    The Compassion of the Rose

    In 2001 I did a workshop on the Australian Bush Flower Essences. The instructor, Ian Watson, started the class by having us each pick a flower from a bouquet. He asked us to choose the one that ‘speaks’ to us. I, of course, chose a red rose. I love them. I love the essence as…