Wednesday, December 14, 2011

On Sharings of the Heart

From 1 to 12 December I journeyed A Virgin a Day with Rebecca of Recuerda mi Corazon and many others in her circle.

What a joy, grace and blessing this was.  Each day I sensed a deeper sense of joy and gratitude bubbling within.

I visited incredible websites, learnt many new things, made wonderful new friends and never did I use the word 'beautiful' so often.  As Lisa of PritiLisa said, it called for a Thesaurus to find some more ways of expressing our wonder and joy.

The power of sharing our deepest held feelings, values, traditions and truths.  The depth of devotion, to the Divine, each in our own particular and personal way, shared in a space of respect and honour and witnessing. For twelve days a circle of Light was held and the talking stick shared equally.

I am still making my rounds to each and every participant in a good bye, till next time our paths meet.

And such good news, it does not have to end!  Rebecca has extended an invitation to participate in Postcards from Paradise.  Please visit her at on a Sunday and you will find myself and many others there.

Dont hide your heart but reveal it
so that mine might be revealed,
and I might accept what I am capable of


Friday, December 2, 2011

a virgin a day, haiku my heart

It is day two of 'A virgin a day' and on 
Fridays Rebecca hosts 'Haiku my Heart'.  
What a wonderful offering.  
Today is my first time in participating in Haiku my Heart. 
 A Haiku is a Japanese form of poetry reminiscent of a Zen Koan. 
 In Japanese it has rather strict requirements
 for lines and syllables and juxtaposition.

Star of Love born
Returning beauty to my eyes
A miracle I behold

An assemblage created by myself : Hands of Compassion

To read some very proficient Haiku poets make your way to


Thursday, December 1, 2011

A Virgin a Day

From today, the first of December till Mary's Holy Day, the twelfth, I will be sharing Her with you as part of Rebecca's A Virgin a Day at Recuerda Mi Corazon. If you want to join in, the link is here on my blog and her invitation is below.

Ave Maria
Mary, Maryam, Maria, Mares
Holy Woman

So much more
Than a head bowed down
Arrow fierce and fast

Directed at the heart
No sin of error here
Cloak of power
All-embracingly blue
Heart on fire
Flowing from the sacred well
Eternally walking on the bed of coals
You seduce me into dancing in the flames

Eyes blinded
Only the heart sees
And hears
The howling winds of compassion

Screaming through my ribcage
Cracked open
Finger by finger
Pomegranate juice flowing in my veins

Persephone’s ashes
Caked with the tears of Demeter
Entangled in the hair of Medusa
I follow where you lead

The perfume of your feet
The guiding light my holy woman

Sacred Am I
Ave Maria

You can find Recuerda Mi Corazon here and here is Rebecca's beautiful invitation :

each year beginning december 1, 
i post "a virgin a day" every day until december 12,
mary's feast day.

today i am 
calling all virgins...
enchanting, traditional, contemporary, 
exotic, edgy, campy, irreverent, irresistible,
unusual, joyful, rapturous, lovely,
glorious, ordinary, astounding,
bring her on!
i hope you will join me in a pilgrimage of marys.
feel free to re-post this invitation on your blog,

and link back to
recuerda mi corazon.
as december grows busier we will
quietly greet the new day one mary at a time.
mr. linky will be here to gather all the virgin sightings.

just add your name and direct link back to your virgin 
so we can effortlessly share the divine. 


(here's the virgin a day participation button linked to this post)