Juliet's Blog

When I find myself in times of trouble

When I find myself in times of trouble...... When troubles seem to be on our back, it can lead to frantic activity or paralysis or yo-yo-ing between the two. The state of the world in particular is a place where it looks like we can be flung about on a roller coaster...

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The Tapestry of Life

I was thrilled to be asked to create words to go with this beautiful footage and music produced by Julian Freeman. Find out more about Julian at http://starsofwellbeing.com/

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Poem: Hovering

Poem: Hovering

HOVERING ~ remain poised uncertainly in one place or between two states ~ Hovering Shimmering Dipping Rising Darting Circling Parting Falling Embracing Awakening Stumbling Rising Over and Over again   © Juliet Fay 2018...

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Poem: spiral

Poem: spiral

It is the way of things To start at the beginning And return home Again and again. Journeying through Spirals of unknowing. Bumping up against Lost parts of our experience Like amputated limbs, Ghostly presences, felt In the body system Unable to depart *** At times...

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18 lessons from past creations

18 lessons from past creations

Six months ago, I published a prose piece, Leave Go on this blog (read the original at the end of this post). It marked a change of tone in my article writing, leaning more towards the poetic in style. Risky? Maybe. Yet the feedback suggested it touched...

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Fancy a life-long, all inclusive cruise?

Fancy a life-long, all inclusive cruise?

Photo by Multa Media on Unsplash Before I left for a trip across the pond to the US, memories of my grandfather surfaced. He dreamt of a cruise across the Atlantic on an ocean liner but my Grandmother’s sickness on her one, and only, sea crossing (to Norway), put paid...

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“All boats rise with the tide”

“All boats rise with the tide”

On the estuary where I live a rusty old fishing boat sits on the sand. I don't know when it last went out to sea and yet at the rise of the tide this boat comes to life for a few hours, bobbing on the water. When I see that boat, I often think of a moment I felt great...

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Loving what is ….

Loving what is ….

LOVING WHAT IS..... To fall deeply and hopelessly in love with what is; Is to sigh and leave go all the what IFs, To-do lists, regrets, hopes and dreams, Tightly packed in our little knapsacks.   And to bask instead in the early morning Sunlight filtering through...

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What’s left behind?

What’s left behind?

I’d heard there was a lost settlement round the headland, a couple of miles south of the coastal village where I live. Nearby stands a now, rather isolated, Norman church commanding a magnificent view of the estuary. Curious, I ventured past the World War II look out,...

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What riches lie beneath the gloom?

What riches lie beneath the gloom?

When the gloom descends there is an invitation to be humble in the face of powerful forces sweeping through us. An invitation to open wide just as we yearn to close down. To hold up the light and look for undiscovered treasure. To dance on the cusp of awareness of the...

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