As a deep diver into all things spiritual I’m acutely aware of how too much focus on matters external very much takes away from ones capacity to be in full awareness and connection with ones true internal nature . So much going on externally now that even though it’s very hard on the mind and … Continue reading The Great Mirror
Of Land, Of Ocean, Of Sky, Of Ether, I am indigenous. Of Fire, Of Water, Of Breath, Of Clay, I am indigenous Imigrant, Emigrant, Settler, Nomad, I am indigenous. My breath is a gift, It cannot be possessed, Exhale of lung , Is inhaled by Tree, I am indigenous. Daughter of Moon, Son of Sun, … Continue reading Indigenous
All this madness we are witnessing all the time now has been the case for a long long time - and in every sector of modern so called progressive society . It’s just all more obvious now that it has surfaced .I like to believe that what we are seeing is a rising of the … Continue reading Revelate
Peace Peace Peace In our hearts,In our thoughts,In our deeds,From our mouths,To our ears,In our bellies,Flowing from our fingers to the written word,Across the lands,Into the depth of the oceans,Throughout the skies,Upon our tired and weary Mother,In our waking,On our sleeping,In our intentions,In our joining,In the spaces between us all,Upon those we’ve harmed,Upon those who’ve … Continue reading Peace
Things beautiful decent humans have been convinced to do this past year ; Love but lock down .Protect but stay distant.Care for but isolate.Be in it together but stay apart.Healthy people are probably sick .Abandon critical thinking .Millionaires and billionaires have our best interests at heart.Science is unquestionable .Questioners are crazy or dangerous and must … Continue reading Decolonise Your Mind
I was chatting on zoom to a girl I know, Erin, the other day. I was lonely and had asked her to meet up for a coffee but she didn’t want to meet me in person because she said her boyfriend, Gov, told her that I might be sick and make her sick too . … Continue reading Tainted Love
In 2003 I was one of over 100,000 protestors on the streets of Dublin against the invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and U.K. killing machines. We also protested against Ireland’s non- neutral role and endorsement of the murder of thousands of innocents , by permitting the war machines to stop over here on the … Continue reading
To those who want to know how you plan to “do your duty” without taking part in the scientist saviour’s trial, or the Truman Show surveillance, in reverence for the ratings, making sure the set is always in precise order, and the hero never finds out he is an actor in a play from a … Continue reading If they ask….
The time for beating round the bush, playing our cards close to our chest, tip-toeing for fear of offending or losing people has come and gone. As I see it now, it’s time to say who I am, without all the poetic wordery most don’t read - instead - straight up no bullshit. Because people … Continue reading This is me . Who are you ?
Imagine ….. You are a whole, complete , full, infinite, free, loving , being, Wanting , desiring nothing more than what already is . You have a thought … “I“ …. and that “I” thought is followed by “I am”, Which in turn gives rise to what is not “I” . Because for “I” to … Continue reading Home
Woman vs Man, Gender or Non-Specific, Sick or healthy. Question or answer , Problem or Soluton, Past or future, Poor or rich, Herb or pill, Urban or rural , Vegan or farmer Earth or Mars, Spirit or science, God or devil , True or false, Youth or elder, Think or feel, Control or freedom , … Continue reading Division by design
What will you do when they slay 1500 ancient oaks , to rebuild old Notre Dame ? Does God live there ? Or would walls and a roof, no matter how pretty they are, not imprison the Sacred One? Do you know the Oak? I mean do you truly know the Oak? Do you know … Continue reading What will you do?
I have been sorting through my poetry this morning to get it organised for publishing and found some old ones in drafts which I put onto public section . Just realised followers are being notified of this which was not my intention at all! My apologies if you have received a number of emails from … Continue reading A quick note of apology
There is an inherent intelligence built into us that knows how to relate to, to support and be supported by the rest of Nature, how to share in the abundance of Life without needing to fearfully conquer, hoard and control . I believe this is an inbuilt memory we can relatively easily recall once we choose to do it together .
I do not consent. For two score years now and more, I have not yet consented But the fear demon captured me at age four And had since held me in his vice like grip, With his steel cold hand shoved in my mouth, So that I was unable to speak. Say, No. To the … Continue reading For the record
Belief in a lie turns it true ?“Food for all” means more hunger?The water they trade causes a parched mind?Their progression means our deterioration? Their kind of evolution would devolve us?Their education destroys our knowledge? They have breached the boundaries of our private minds and hijacked our thoughts? Behind the influence of the beautifully packaged … Continue reading What if …
On the evening of mid winter, I spent it resting in the belly of my Mother. I had thought I would, under her sky cloak , light a great fire in her honour, gather beloved friends , make promises and chant melodies to her . But she had other plans and instead rained her tears … Continue reading Dorcha
Take a walk with me , Leave the room of your troubled mind. Close the door behind you . Go out to my Earth realms . Be still . Look closely. See me. Sense me. I am the strength of the ground holding your weight , In the light and heat of the suns rays … Continue reading Omni
Emo Court, Co. Laois. What a beauty! Sister Tree and her Brother Human hanging out in the red Resurrection . Renewal . Rebirth . Life keeps on living no matter what we think . Portal (to where?) at Garryhinch Woods . My precious fairy child wild and free on the Sliabh Bloom Mountaims DANCE there … Continue reading Off the main road …
A meeting with Lords and Ladies in the woods, poisonous to humans and most animals but not to birds, remind me that the beholding of Nature’s beauty is not in the possession of it but in the joy of the infinite encounter . Lavender, Calendula and Cornflower, for plant medicine and gifts Little hands saving … Continue reading Autumn…
“The mundane and the sacred are one in the same “ ~Alan Watts Seed saving time ; medicinal common mellow and lupin seed pods Young engineer and his nana building a reading light Little gardener harvesting tomatoes in the polytunnel . Growing tomatoes is an ongoing learning experience we get a bit better every year … Continue reading Joy in the ordinary…
Elderflower harvest for cordial (below) and oat & seed bread Home made Created by little fingers age 10 Bluebell seed pods Bird houses made by 12 year old hands Beautiful painting by my gifted artist friend Aishling Hennessy . Cabbage flowers by Earth. Herb Robert ... an ancient healer Holiday evening at River Slaney , … Continue reading Summer moments ….
Piles and piles of Peppermint 😍 I’ll tie these in bunches and hang upside down for a couple of weeks to dry before saving in jars or mixing with other herbs to make some nice healing teas. Garden mint is known to be beneficial for treating headaches and nausea but check out the list below … Continue reading Healing herbs
Greater Plantain (plantago major ) native to Ireland is a wild perennial medicinal edible, highly nutritious, containing vitamins A, B, C and K, calcium, fibre, fat, protein, silicon, sodium, zinc and tannin. The nutty-flavoured seeds are also considered a good source of protein. It can be quite bitter to taste and so easier to eat … Continue reading The greatness of Greater Plantain
Wild Chicory has been used for over 5,000 years by those in the know about its many health benefits . It’s leaves are a bitter leaf that adds fantastic flavour to a salad, or a mix of sautéed veggies.Raw chicory greens are a good source of thiamin, niacin, and zinc. They’re also a great source … Continue reading Chicory
This morning with my boy transferring our dried lambs quarter seed and leaves to jars . More about lambs quarter below.... Lambsquarter , as seen in the field here , is also known as fat hen and goosefoot. It’s a wild “weed” (often maligned by those not in the know about its amazing attributes) is … Continue reading Sweet simplicity….saving lambs quarter
Now in this time of great sorrow and fear you ask me to trust you with my children . Tell me, how? How can I trust the one who has lied over and over ? I know who you are but I don’t think you do . How can I trust the one who does … Continue reading Trust
“Tell me a story, a true story” said the boy to the old spider one day . And so the spider began to tell the boy a magnificent tale of flight through aeons, From the beginning, when the Great Spirit who had resided beyond any place, Exploded into time and space, all the way to … Continue reading Damhán Alla
Invocation I am sovereign soul made manifest Blood and bones born from the belly of the Sacred Mother I am conscious being, a cell of the Great Divine This animal body that houses me , this discerning mind, Is bound only by Holy laws; Made from Earth, Wind, Fire, Water. Creations of the Original Intelligence … Continue reading Invocation
She who is billions of years old, A jewel of the Infinite , Or those who strip Her bare Of her hair- forest , Her soil-skin, Her rock bones- In the name of progress And evolution of the mind ? Do I entrust my children To an automated Spirit-empty Lifeless system, Or to the One who’s … Continue reading Who’s lead to follow?
May you be wild. May you have courage. May you be real. May you speak only truth. May your heart fill with compassion. May you honour earth. May you know kindness. May peace guard your home. May your suffering strengthen and soften you. May you feel strong enough to forgive . May knowledge humble you. … Continue reading Beannacht
Earth now holds you in her warm embrace .May Wind play softly with your hair and fill your lungs with Loves breath.May Rain bathe you gently and course infinite rivers of life through your veins.May Sun warm you, feed you and send out a call to the Wildness in your honour;“Grow, Fly, Dance, Sing, Live! … Continue reading New Human
There is a visitor knocking at your door. She has been on a long journey . In the moment she heard word of your birth, she took her first step towards you. A wise elder as old as your kind, she was by the side of your ancestors holding them and baring witness. You know … Continue reading The Visitor
In a moment you can’t remember, you appeared to your Holy Self,Timeless perfection,Language-less, history-less.You entered here an innocent child of the love between the Infinite and the Mother Ground.Wonder and awe encompassed every cell of your being at what you were witnessing.Every sense at its highest height absorbing the depth and breadth of Spirit made … Continue reading A Place Called Remembrance
I believe in Nature, the Mother Almighty, Creator of heaven on earth, and in her wild Daughters and Sons, the rooted soaring, walking and finned, who were conceived by the un-defineable Divine, Born of Earth, Suffered under the hands of the blind, Were crucified and died without due honour, They descended into the womb of the … Continue reading Alternative Creed
As is custom on Samhain day every year in the land of Ériú, Life, Birth and Death met in Life’s house at her invitation to tea. They would play a game so ancient that none of them could remember when it started and so sacred that no one would dare ever, in the whole of … Continue reading An ancient game
To devise or explore ,Construct or create ,Trend or diverge,A goal or to journey,To assert or to sing ,A document or a poem ,An appointment or a season ,Concrete or Earth,Destroy or Birth,Warring faker or peacemaker,Order or the wild,Restrained or beguiled,To hear or to listen,Conform or rebel ,Shoes or bare feet ,To separate or merge … Continue reading Choices
Who was the one that grew tired that day,Of gathering their Mother’s bounty to feed the childrenOf fetching the water to drink and bathe,Of building the shelter,Of carrying the fallen treesOffered by the forestTo the fire of warmth and night light? Who, on that day, let a fleeting thought of taking without giving Stay a … Continue reading Two days, the mother and the machine