Nutmeg: Chapter 5

Chapter 5 Jennifer Gintub jumped out of her Pino-ed pineal dream state at the sound of the exuberant doorbell. How drunk must she be not to have heard someone walking up the heavily gravelled garden path? She wondered with a little concern and looked into the bottom of the fish bowel she’d just drained. It … Continue reading Nutmeg: Chapter 5

NUTMEG Chapter 4

NUTMEG Chapter 4 Hyswith wasn’t too far. She could get the 44 bus straight there from outside the doctor’s surgery. It was no Merc, but it would have to do for now. V, stood impatiently at the bus stop, alternating her stringent stares between the road stretching into the distance and the electronic sign updating … Continue reading NUTMEG Chapter 4

October 2018-The Hunter’s Full Moon!

Wonderful thoughts and feelings from The Temple of Cosmic Spheres! Looking forward to sharing this through the rest if this week’s yoga classes as we come down on the Hunter’s moon energy surge. Time to rest and digest after all that hunting!

Temple of the Cosmic Spheres

Photography by John Entwhistle

October 24.2018
Full Moon in Taurus
12:45p.m. (EDT)

Todays Full Moon is called the Hunter’s Moon and marks the second of the Fall Full Moons; September’s Harvest Moon being the first. Lady Moon waxes Full in the astrological Fixed and Earthy sign of Taurus, the Bull. I’ve written much about this astrological energy and although, I don’t normally use the “names” given to the moons, in this case it felt natural to use that as the focus for exploring the potential of this energy.

I just finished teaching a series of classes entitled Ma’at and Order in the Chaos. The focus was on use of the Hermetic Principles (aka: Universal Laws) that provide the template for creation’s action and the need for the balance of chaos and order for the cycles of existence to continue. We talked about having intentional transparency in working with these principles…

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Nutmeg: Chapter 2

If you haven't read it already, Chapter 1 is here.   “PING.…PING..PING ……PING!!” went the iPhone next to V’s crumpled pillow face. She’d barely been asleep when bull-shit beautifying business notifications shot at her like bullets firing from a machine gun. Guns, germs and coltan were the new weapons of the modern age.  But today … Continue reading Nutmeg: Chapter 2

Short Story from the Shadow Side

Nutmeg: Confessions of a Narcissistic Hypochondriac   Chapter One   She looked in the mirror, but she didn’t see a face. Her eyes zoomed in and traced around her hairline, scouring the skin for blackheads and pimples like CCTV cameras sensing criminal activity. They moved over her eyebrows, scrutinising each hair like an army major … Continue reading Short Story from the Shadow Side

Yoga Practice for Anxiety

Yoga for anxiety In the previous post, I’ve briefly discussed some yogic philosophy that can help cope with anxiety: the notion of not being consumed by thoughts and sensations and knowing that your individual self is always part of the great divine universe (in a nutshell!).  If you can manage it during an episode of … Continue reading Yoga Practice for Anxiety