Stories by the Fireside

A Celtic Journey of gentle wisdom and inspiration, whimsical stories and insights that will have you saying: WOW, I did that … I remember that! May the treasures of the past not perish, but be a bridge to the present and to future generations.

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Thursday Oct 15, 2020

A Harvest Moon, A Blue Moon, and the Message of the Rainbow, about how its colours came together in peace.

Thursday Sep 03, 2020

How an evening visit to a park at sunset and watching a contented rabbit led to thoughts of a favourite nursery story, The Velveteen Rabbit, and the reminder that some things do take time and patience.

Friday Jul 03, 2020

During this challenging time of change and adjustment, it is so important to identify with whatever speaks to our heart and gives us peace and calm.  I share two of my favourite poetry readings in the hope that they may give you comfort, and encourage you to add your own daily moments of support.

Thursday May 07, 2020

Returning to your Bench of Dreams on this autumn day, with the sun shining and birds singing, your feet having crunched on the crisp coloured leaves, you await the arrival of today's special guest . . . your 20-year-older future self.

Thursday May 07, 2020

On this perfect summer's day you have returned tto your favourite Bench of Dreams. Smiling, you stand to welcome the young person walking towards you . . . your younger self.

Thursday May 07, 2020

You have a relaxing favourite seat in Nature that is your Bench of Dreams. Today you are meeting for the first time someone who has been your inspiration. It is a warm spring day with the sun shining through the gentle breeze of the trees as you anticipate the arrival of this special person.

Friday Feb 28, 2020

A tribute to my companion Cadi whose name meant "Simple Happiness". Originally published on Until We Meet Again.

Friday Feb 28, 2020

I learned that a bedraggled three-legged calico cat had recently arrived at the SPCA, about to have kittens, and been placed with a caring foster volunteer. After 2 months I looked after her for a long weekend and realized I wanted to make the commitment to adopt her. From Chapter 6 of my book Into the Mystic.

Friday Feb 28, 2020

Do you see yourself in a certain Season? Do you believe that where you are on your journey is your perfect age? People come into our lives, journey with us for a certain time, then may leave to take another path, yet ours continues, and evolves. I share with you the result of an assignment that illustrates my belief. from Chapter 18 of my book Into the Mystic.

Friday Feb 28, 2020

Every great dream begins with a dreamer.Always remember, you have within you thestrength, the patience, and the passion to reachfor the stars to change the world.Harriet Tubman (1820-1913)from Chapter 1 of my book Into the Mystic

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