Amethyst

Amethyst

Amethyst has been held in high esteem throughout history both for its glorious beauty as well as its powers to alleviate the mind and spirit of ills..Particularly helpful in grief work is the ‘rutilated’ amethyst where the intent to heal the intensity of the grief is meditated upon and thoughts of your loved one are meditated upon whilst holding this rutilated amethyst crystal.  The brownish segments of the stone are known as Goethite and this is said to find the link between the deeper psyche and Mother Earth…

Crystal work: Stilbite and apophyllite

Crystal work: Stilbite and apophyllite

Stilbite can help you to connect with memories of past lives and will remove obstacles preventing happiness and satisfaction, removing also, self-destructive tendencies. It enhances intuitive states and aids in the understanding of the guidance received from spirit guides and guardian angels…

Soulful moments with you, my son

Soulful moments with you, my son

Know that I love you Adam, that my love for you has always been pure…Soul power is so strong when it is felt, perhaps this is why I can write this post tonight and not cry, because you are giving me strength to hold myself together…A mother who has lost a child would understand why I talk this way, think this way…

10 month anniversary writing to my son

10 month anniversary writing to my son

It is passing, as I write, the 10 month anniversary of you leaving this world as we know it.  It does not seem possible.  Time is a strange phenomenon, it feels as though it’s flying and at the same time, it feels like it’s standing still.  It just doesn’t seem possible that so much time has passed, yet, missing you seems to have gone on forever.

Managing your grief

Managing your grief

Consistency, I think, is an important word to add to our daily vocabulary. In all our undertakings we must be consistent. Our hard work is what people come to expect of us and patience is a quality naturally found in those for whom hard work is the norm…

Why do people become addicted to medications?

Why do people become addicted to medications?

Most people who drink alcohol and use other over the counter or prescription drugs, such as pain killers, do so infrequently and/or at levels that do not pose a danger to themselves or others.  Although in the case of prescription medicine or over the counter medicine, there are always instructions for the novice user such as how best to use, when not to use the drug and signs to look out for that might indicate an acute problem

Family milestones and grief

Family milestones and grief

Recently we celebrated a family milestone, the baby shower for my youngest daughter.  She is due to give birth late July and is really showing now.  Her mothering qualities are really coming to the fore and I can tell that she is going to be a lovely young mummy…

Family and trying to live life after death

Family and trying to live life after death

None of us can believe that we are almost at the 9 month mark of your passing. This is just surreal. I thought of you throughout Jude’s basketball game today – you would have been so proud! He plays so well, just like you, really sporty, nothing is too hard for him, just a natural at sport as you were…