Cicada Medicine

The weekend’s burgeoning supermoon was carried to her peak by cicada chorus round these parts and yesterday this little guy stopped by to share some moon time, drumming his illuminating message into our heads and hearts. Cicadas are canny communities who work as one. Deeply connected to our most ancient beings, they sustain themselves on tree…

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Bird in Hand

Yesterday this beautiful bird flew into my house. For the day he didn’t’t seem to want to head out the way he came in. Singing as we were to each other, it became clear it was not for nothing. This is my point of difference. For me, it’s a sign: an inevitable arrow that I…

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The Wisdom of Dog

Every morning before I even realise I am awake, my gorgeous dog Stella creeps up on to my bed. Long ago I gave up trying to keep her off because I delight in our morning ritual. She is a rescued Kelpie cross everything with an oversized head (and heart) and a winning smile. She guards my…

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The Wisdom of Taylor Swift

The Wisdom Series is back with a bang for 2015. Designed to acknowledge the brilliant lessons to be learned from the everyday and the stuff that passes in front of our eyes oft unnoticed, the Wisdom Series is all about extracting meaning from the apparently mundane and applying it to our own lives. Today we celebrate…

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The Wisdom of Snail

© Kerrie Basha As our earth becomes parched here with the approaching Summer, after any sudden downpour the snails appear in droves. I sat with a tribe of our local snails last Sunday outside a pretty little soap shop in the country and this is what they taught me. 1. Timing is everything. There is no point…

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The Wisdom of Tree

© Kerrie Basha, 2014 Nature continues to conquer the built environment through her lack of argument, steady growth (onwards! upwards!) and unswerving commitment to her true self. Once planted this tree will not move, accepting her station with resolve. Her hidden roots extend as deeply as the bulk of her trunk and are the greatest source…

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Wisdom of Cat

Miss Elvira © Kerrie Basha, 2014 There is much to be learned from our immediate environment; it is how we bloom where we are planted. Much too can be learned from the people, the places, the objects and creatures who inhabit our lives. They are there for reasons beyond what we think we already know….

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