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Easter Flower Mandala & The Origins of Easter

In celebration of the EASTER weekend, I decided to create a flower mandala as a celebration and offering of gratitude for the beauty of Spring. For me, Easter is a time to honour the fertility and rebirth of the natural world. Here in

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Spring Equinox Mandala and Poetry

It’s that wonderful time of year when nature springs back to life after her winter slumber. Finally the days are lengthening, the birds are singing and the buds begin to unfurl – showering us with a spectacular display of colour. For

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The Power of Presence: How Present are you to the Beauty of Life?

  This video is a wonderful example of the power of presence, and demonstrates just how self-consumed and overly distracted most of us are in life. How many of us are present enough to notice the beauty that surrounds us? Not

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I Am The Dream of Awakening ~ Poetry Inspired by the Season

‘I Am The Dream of Awakening’  by Caroline Mellor I am the dream of awakening. I am the returning of the light. I am the tough green shoot pushing up through the pavestones, I am the first kiss of sunlight

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Posted in Nature Lover, Winter, Wisdom & Inspiration

IMBOLC: Festival of Awakening and Rebirth

I’m sure I’m not the only one glad to see the back of January! What’s felt like an exceedingly long, gloomy month is actually the month of my birth – but with countless childhood memories of snowed off birthday parties

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Posted in Art & Soul, Main Menu 1, Nature Lover, Paintings, Spirituality, The Wheel of the Year, Winter, Wisdom & Inspiration

The Wheel of the Year ~ Paintings and Inspirations of the Seasons

I find endless fascination in the seasonal ebb and flow of life. The transition of colours and shifts in energy that are dictated by our solar cycle. When given the task of writing an essay and producing a series of artworks on the subject of Nature’s

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I'm Emma; Just meandering through life on the road less travelled. Treading lightly on this beautiful planet, sewing seeds of inspiration, hope and grace.
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The setting sun on summer solstice. Love the blue ridge hills on the horizon, such beautiful colours are a delight to behold! #summersolstice #ashdownforest #eastSussex #Sussexcountryside #sunset #dreamy #heavenly #summersun #coloursinnature #settingsun #blueridgemountains Detail of a flower mandala I made to entice the sun to return to the British skies! 🌞💖🌞 #Summer #flowegram #flowermandala #naturemandala #sunflower #lavender #naturalbeauty #naturelover #flowermandalas #naturemandalas #mandala #summerjoy #sunshine #radiance #sixpointedstar #sixfoldgeometry #natureart #mindfulcreativity #mindfulcreation #mindfulart #consciouscreativity #naturemymuse Come back summer! I made this flower mandala to entice the sun to return to the British skies! 🌞💖🌞
#Summer #flowegram #flowermandala #naturemandala #sunflower #lavender #naturalbeauty #naturelover #flowermandalas #naturemandalas #mandala #summerjoy #sunshine #radiance #sixpointedstar #sixfoldgeometry #natureart #mindfulcreativity #mindfulcreation #mindfulart #consciouscreativity #naturemymuse We took an imaginary trip to the seaside at yesterday's Children's art club! Using watercolour, we embarked on an underwater adventure - playing with texture and colour to create magical seascapes. So much fun was had by all! 🌊🎨💓 #seascape #underwaterart #oceanart #underwateradventure #watercolour #kidsartlesson #kidsartclub #kidsartclasses #childrensartclass #childrensart #youngartists #youngcreatives #watercolourandsalt #art #salt #bluehues #waterart #fun #summerart #seaside #underwater Golden yellows and oranges are the colours symbolic of Summer Solstice and I love how these gerberas radiate out like the sun's rays! 🌞🌞🌞 Ode to be skipping trough a field of sunflowers right now!!😉😂😉😂 #summersolstice #solsticeflowers #gerberas #goldenflowers #joy #radiance #naturesbeauty #simplejoys  #flowers #flowerpower 🌞🌹🌞Summer solstice blessings everyone. Why not try a wee candle ritual to honour the sustenance of the sun. Here I inserted a candle into an orange to represent the sun and adorned it with daisies, chamomile, lavender and carnelian stones - all symbolic of this midsummer celebration. 🌹💖🌹 For more ideas check out my blog post: https://themuseinthemirror.com/2015/06/18/the-magic-of-the-summer-solstice-sacred-celebrations-for-midsummer/ 
#candleritual #prayer #sacredritual #sacredceremony #magicalcelebrations #ritual #rituals #sacredspace #ancienttree #avebury #a #flowers #prayers #prayersforpeace #peace #summersolstice #celebration #sun #longestday #solsticecelebrations #treelover #naturelover #pagan #celebrations #earthscycle #naturesrhythms #seasonalcycle #solsticecelebration #litha 🌞💖🌞 Happy Summer Solstice everyone! Here is a solstice inspired mandala I made to express the sun's radiance and to inspire us to radiate light and love at all times. On this longest day, May you embrace the light around and within, and BE the light. 🌞💖🌞 #summersolstice #mandala #solsticemandala #solsticeart #summersolsticecreativity #bethelight #honorthelight #longestday #midsummer #litha #wheeloftheyear #pagan #creativity #celebratethelight #radiance #radiatelove #radiatelight #summersolsticeritual  #summersolsticecelebrations #celebration #summer #joy How will you celebrate the Summer Solstice weds 21st June? I love to visit sacred sites such as this magical Rollright Stone circle in the Cotswolds. The perfect place to honor the light of the sun around and within us on the longest day. A time to be grateful for the sun's sustenance and to acknowledge the turning towards the inner realms, symbolic of the darkest half of the year. #summersolsticeritual #summersolstice #rollrightstones #stonecircle #ancientsite #Cotswolds #meditation #Healing #energywork #grounding #energeticcleansing #unity #peace #longestday #honourthelight #litha #spirituality #Oxford #Oxfordshire #oxfordshirecountryside Blissful Summer Solstice ceremony held at the magical Rollright Stone circle in the Cotswolds. The perfect place to honor the light of the sun around and within us on the longest day. A time to be grateful for the sun's sustenance and to acknowledge the turning towards the inner realms, symbolic of the darkest half of the year.🌞🌹🌞 #summersolsticeritual #summersolstice #rollrightstones #stonecircle #ancientsite #Cotswolds #meditation #Healing #energywork #grounding #energeticcleansing #unity #peace #longestday #honourthelight #litha

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