Firewalking & Arrow Breaking in Liz-Land & Lots of Other Magic to Share…

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♥ WoW WoW WoW ♥                                Did my 4th Firewalking evening yesterday and it was the BEST YET!  I am also really loving sharing my video diary again and turning them into mini movies…. As I share my journey and practically process whats been happening in Liz-Land I feel I am also processing whats coming up and out to clear… Feeling FAB!

V grateful I can share this with you it makes it all worthwhile :)

Here’s the firewalking day mini movie…. Love to know what you think….

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I have also made a few others since I last dropped by here – You can keep upto date with my video diary on youtube LizGreenLive

Here are some more to enjoy if you feel drawn :)

Fabulous Friday radio show a trip to the studio -

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Nature Nurture – A magical morning walk

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A magical tour around holmfirth & me on the TV!

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Wishing you a totally magical day :)

Lotsa love ♥

Liz ♥

How to Appreciate the NOW & Adventures in Liz~Land

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I am excited to be sharing this with you here today – I feel like I have given myself a new and really rather fun lease in life this last week or so.  Since changing my website and updating things to reflect more of where I am in the now on my own journey of evolution I really feel I have liberated myself to a brand new way of being.  A brand new way of being a coach, radio presenter, writer, girlfriend, daughter, friend, person, Liz…. I can simply be Liz in Liz-Land doing what I love having as much fun as I allow myself.

This always brings me back to the simple pleasures of life and how magical this can all be when we tune into it.  I have been tuning into it by doing a video diary and mixing together all the little snippets I decide to capture.  Hope you like the pic from my garden too :)  I have just finished my Fab Friday community radio show so do stay tuned I am in the midst of uploading :)

Here are the 2 earlier ones I made this week – enjoy the views the tunes the happy vibes shared from my heart to yours in Liz-Land…. We’re all in this together :)

Lets have funnnn! :)

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Whatever the vibrational weather – the fun and flow is still here for us to connect with…. remember its alllll about how we feel about what we are going through or experiencing in life.  Lets open our eyes wide, breathe deeply and appreciate it all :)

Love you! :)

Also check out my fresh shiny brand new coaching page which feels nice and free and expansive with a new donate button so you can simply donate what feels good to you for a one to one session on skype or phone with me :)  Wherever you are in the world we can connect and the push of a button – how cool is that! One to One Intuitive Energy Coaching

mwah! :) :) :)

 

Oh & mustn’t forget my new goaty friend – Captions please!!!

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How to know its all in divine order and trust the process……

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I hope all is well in your world :) I have decided to sit in the garden and enjoy some unexpected free time this afternoon as plans change (as they often do in life).  This afternoon we were supposed to be going to watch the Tour de France which is happening a few miles away from our cottage.  Magical Milo (my labradoodle) hasn’t been feeling too well this weekend so plans changed when we took him to the vets this morning.  He’s doing great now and is a very happy chappy indeed as he’s eating fresh chicken, rice and eggs for the next few days ~ bless him!
All’s Good and I absolutely know this is how things were meant to flow.  As I always say everything is always in perfect divine order.  All we have to do is trust the process.  ❤
I know its sometimes easier said than done to do this and still sometimes struggle with it myself especially when things don’t go to plan or big life challenges come along. I have had a few of my own this past month or so.  Old cycles rearing their ugly heads again…. Do you know what I mean?
I am feeling this has been happening for many of us.  I know it has for those who I have been connecting with too.  Its all good!  really it is….
I decided not to worry about what some would have perceived were things to worry about in life.  I decided to take a different approach and see what was coming up as gifts.  Yes maybe in the disguise of nightmares but I simply thought why worry ~ been there done that in the past and it didnt do any good then so it wont now.
I chose to allow these challenges, challenges being opportunities, to be my triggers to allow me to clear my vibes ~ to allow my feelings to come up and out and be aired.
To walk in nature ~ to nurture myself ~ to breathe deeply ~ ask mother earth and the angels to help support me to clear my vibes.  To build up my trust muscle and know that everything really IS in perfect divine order.  Sometimes imperfect ~ always looked at in a new way I’m~Perfect ;)
All we have to do is change the way we look at life ~
As I have done this once again this magical universe has proved to me that we are always supported and always loved.  Those things that I may have worried about in the past have cleared up and new pathways and open doors have shown their selves for which I am so very grateful :)
I wanted to share this with you in case you are experiencing a similar flow.  It does take courage and commitment to clear our emotions and allow the energy to flow but when we do WOW what happens is truly amazing.  We change the whole landscapes of our lives.

I am also very grateful for the support I have been shown from fellow coaches, friends and family along the way as well as the clear support my spiritual team is giving me every step of the way.  With support we can do this!  ANYthing is possible :)

I am also very excited to share with you the changes which have happened in my life ~ including plans changing today have inspired me to be here sharing this as well as making updates to my blog and coaching.  It feels so wonderful and freeing to say that I am now offering one to one sessions on a donation basis ~ I feel money can often be a barrier for us to have the support we desire and require.  I know I have experienced this myself.  I also know resistance can do that too and maybe that comes in the guise of money blocks for many of us but this too is all good and all in perfect divine order. ❤

Click here to take a nosy ~ One to Ones with Liz

If you feel you would like to connect with me and it feels aligned I invite you to follow the energy and take a look at my new updated page ~ see what feels good to you :)

 

 

My doors always open and I am excited to support you to open up to new pathways in your life.  I love to hold a sacred space for change and heart connection :)

 

 

Excited to hear from you!

 

 

Beaming you sooooooooooo much love

 

Liz ❤ ❤ ❤

 

My Experience Fire Walking & Energy and Gifts to Support You

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On Transformational Tuesday this week I took part in my third fire walking evening and it was absolutely ahhhhmazing. Once I got there that is!
I felt all sorts of resistance before going which gave me some wonderful mulch to recycle to Pacha Mama ~ Beautiful Mother Earth ~ thank you thank you thank you.  I am now seeing what I once (and sometimes still do) label as Negative as simply the heavy stuff to release to allow more light in.
So yes it wasn’t all plain sailing for me to even get to York for the walk.  Worries about this and that ~ mainly my balance and health ~ which is SO good right now!  That said old programming crapt (hahaaaa I actually meant to type crept!  crapt ~ yes that too) it crept in and I did lots of vibrational clearing to transform my feelings from within by acknowledging them and actually feeeeeling them.  It was also my mayan day on Tuesday so lots coming up to integrate.  ❤
Its all good!  This is where I am at in life now.  No more blocking stuff no more “talk to the hand cause the ears aint listening” and more “bring it on and where are you from” What are these feelings showing us?  Everything which triggers heavy feelings within us, tension, worry, fear, judgements ~ all the stuff we dont want ~ well thats the GOLD ~ thats the Prima Materia for transformation ~ the alchemy…..
SO great to share this with you ~ perfect alignment and divine order thats for sure ~ I made a video just now firstly to send you some countryside healing energy as well as share more about how the fire walk felt to me ~
enjoy!
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Its amazing how we are all evolving ~ each at different life levels ~ each on our own unique journey.  Its taken a lot for me to reach this point I now know deep within my heart everything which did happen is whats led me here ~ the heavy and the light (the negative and the positive)
If we can trust this process more and more knowing that its all in perfect divine order then life gets really magical whatever we are experiencing ~ remembering its now about what happens in life its how we feeeeel about it.  As we clear out our cache and cookies (just like we do on our computers) we open ourselves up for the world to evolve and change around us rather than trying to control what we desire….
Thanks for being here sharing this journey with me.  I am excited (and a little nervous lol) about whats to come ~ are you?
& if you feel you would like to experience some of the different stages of my journey along the way have a nosy at my videos on youtube just search Liz Green and whatever thread you would like to follow… or subscribe to https://www.youtube.com/user/lizgreenlive  ❤
I am also gifting any of my previous video programs for free or you can make me a magical donation if you feel aligned ~ simply let me know which you feel drawn to ~ Law of Attraction intro and 3 steps to success and or SHINE ~ Support Healing Inspiration and Natural Empowerment.  I made these before my move to the country so lots has changed for me since, as have I.  That said they are gems and this info supported me along my journey :)
I will also be updating my site over the coming days or weeks or whenever it aligns ~ so that you can book your first session with me on a donation basis meaning there are no financial blocks between us connection ~ its easy and flowing and you can simply donate what feels good to you :) Message me if you feel drawn to a session my doors always open and I am here to support you ~ Its what I was put on this good earth to do!  My Mayan sign is Blue Lunar Night ~ I am here to support this magical clearing of energy :)
Beaming you soooooo much love now and always ❤ ❤ ❤
Liz
PS if you would like your mayan sign reading I will do this on a donation basis too just ask…. ❤

 

How to be positive when you don’t feel it…… Coping with Negative Heavy Feelings

 

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How are you?  I hope that all is well in your world and I am sending you lotsa hugs and happy vibes… its been a roller coaster of energy flows for many over this last couple of weeks…. That said the syncros are SOOOOoooo STRONG right now…. are you connecting with them?  The beautiful serendipities… The Coincidences  ~  The incidences that perfectly coincide ❤

 

 

I’ve had lots of fun making videos today and walking in the rain ~ got a spicy curry night planned this evening and looking forward to catching up with friends… Things are going really great here in Liz Land – loving living in the country and feeling flowing and abundant ~ my fave abundance flow at the mo is the green~ness (the above pic is the view from my garden) nature is so abundant and beautiful ~ Hope you are enjoying the beauty and abundance in your life too! WHOOHOO! :0)

 

I had a fabbie Q from a lovely lady on facebook about how to stay positive in heavy times ~ what to do about feelings of grief and sadness or if things are going bad…. This is how I now feel and how things have evolved in my life… NO more hiding ~ NO more pushing things away…. It  feels wonderful and liberating to be ok with it all whatever it be and once we stop fighting it what happens?  There’s no longer anything to fight!

 

 

Phew!

 

 

 

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I also had fun sharing sparkly vibes on this video too ~ how to apply glitter eyeliner and totally sparkle up your days….  Whatever the weather!  and yessss I did go walking out in the rain wearing glitter this afternoon and it felt GOOD :0)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9CZ-Y3pMJ0
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I am really enjoying connecting, coaching, supporting and answering magical questions and feel the pull to do a live hangout on Wonderful Wednesday ~ if you are up for it let me know and join here to I can see how this aligns…following the energy…. feels fun! https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c24fbs4aftjs7mmatiohodtbc3o

 

 

If I can support you in any way reach out… I am offering a handful of complimentary coaching consultations next week and the week after so if we haven’t yet connected and you would like my support I am here for you, we can connect on skype, phone or in person ~ I am also offering VIP days over the summer months so you can come and have a countryside retreat here in the beautiful greenery of Upper Denby (accommodation available too ~ just ask :0) )   Here’s lots of lovely pics of my garden this week https://www.facebook.com/LizGreen111/photos/pcb.1487372074828536/1487371838161893/?type=1&theater

 

 

~ remember its all good and all in divine order ~ trust the process and watch the magic happen….. ❤

 

 

Beaming you sooooooooo much love

 

Liz ❤ ❤ ❤

 

 

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The Cycles of Life & Fertilising the Future!

myviewHellooooo youhoohooo Hows things hanging in your world?  Low, Fair to Middling or High?

I’ve been pretty much fair to middling this last week or so.  We have had some fabulous energies flowing to bring us through some repeat patterns and cycles of life. You know the ones… Where you find yourself saying “WTF am I doing here again Universe!?!?”  I have been doing lots of grounding and walking in the local countryside ~ I took this picture the other day to share with you and bring in some nature nurture from Pacha Mama ~ URPICHAY! :)

When the cycles come and we don’t feel comfortable or they aren’t what we feel we desire in life its our time to go into these feelings, to uncover what once may have been hidden ~ why are we going through this again?  Whatever this be….. What’s been triggered?  How does it feel?  What can we do differently this time around to transform and transmute the results… This is an exciting time of change and we are the Alchemists transforming lead into GOLD!  The Gold of a magical sparkly shiny life… We are the ones who can shine the more and more we clear and cleanse our vibes :) We have soooooooo much light within us… We are it ALL ~ we are this powerful :)

This is the game of life! We are here to play it!

Had fun making a windy video today :) hope you enjoy watching it :)

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The cycles we are clearing up on.  Whether it be our own personal ones or the ones society creates as a whole.  I have to share ~ I was chuckling to myself yesterday and today with cycles coming up for Breast Cancer Awareness yesterday and then Happiness day today.  Yes while a part of me knows its good to raise awareness and donate (as I did as well as doing a make~up~less selfie and posting on facebook) as well as posting some happy la la stuff on facebook (as I always do anyway lol ;) ) I feel very sensitive to the cycles we are going in with all of all of this….

I found myself posting this ~ ”

Ok ok I get why we have themed days ” smiley smile smile it’s happy day < oh I have to be happy today “ …….
but why can’t we just be happy everyday ~ love everyday ~ give gifts everyday ~ celebrate everyday ~ eat chocolate eggs whenever we want ~ eat pancakes if we fancy them ~ love our mum and dads everyday ~ celebrate our relationships everyday ~ celebrate us & our rebirth into the world every single morning !!! Whoohooo! WE CAN !! How cool is that!!! ”

A new way for society? Without all the plans and saving of dates… A more natural and flowing way to celebrate life maybe?

MY SELFIE>>>>

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No make up no jewellery no hair products no flim flam just moi simple & in flow ~

I wonder….. when we can all feel GOOD about ourselves this way without the “masks” ( & I too feel the contrast of not having mine on…. Cleaning up on that!! ) when we feel good in the skin we are in maybe we won’t need the cancer awareness & charities ~ maybe when we TOTALLY love and accept ourselves just as we are then the dis….ease will ease off…. Something to ponder…..

It feels light to me ~ it feels true…. As I said yes its FAB that we are raising awareness, donating and getting in touch with this more natural side of ourselves ~ that said there is more to it… To CHANGE the situation our vibes must be cleared or we will have to keep on repairing the cracks which show up as dis…ease…

There is also symbolic meaning to us all going au natural ~ maybe we are being called to do this more and more on a daily basis and I dont mean ditch the make up ~ I LOVE my sparkling eye liner far to much to do that lol ;)

I simply mean being more natural and in flow ~ rather than planned organized and regimented…. This my friends feels like the new way :)

All change!  All Aboard!  Fresh new train to flowville departing shortly  ~ whos with me?

Beaming you Sooooooooo much love and as always if I can support you get in touch ~ I am loving the flow of the mayan wavespells and can do a reading if you feel drawn as well as supporting you with some one to one energy coaching ~ its what I am here to do ~ as a Blue Lunar Night I support you to clear your vibes and live a more magical life!  WHOOHOOO! :) :) :)

 

Love

Liz :)

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Resistance & Why its a good thing…. That’s why its been so long since I was here!!

Me & Magical Milo watching the sunset on my birthday :)

Me & Magical Milo watching the sunset…..

Hellooooo Lovely ones! :) how are you?  I hope you are having a lovely day wherever you be and whatever you be doing….

Its been ages since I said “hey up ~ hows you?” on here….  Last year I was feeling the pull to share lots and lots this year I have felt more resistance to coming along and sharing here, I think thats cause I am still updating my blog and haven’t made friends with the new format (more updates happening soon)

this, as well as all the vibrational shifts and changes happening.  With so many changes sometimes I dont know quite what I want to share…. or be…. or do…. Its a bit like the weather today… Foggy…

Still beautiful ~ just a bit foggy.

Also, I have been sharing this year in new and different ways… How about you ~ can you feel the vibrational shifts and changes?  They can bring up resistance and this is a good thing as we move through it and create those magical shifts and changes :)

These days I am enjoying following the Mayan wavespells more in depth and appreciating all the magical syncros its bringing me. We just started the blue monkey waevespell ~ Its been fun to do the mayan readings for clients and connections too.

My health has been balanced for the last 4 or so months and I am really enjoying getting out and about meeting lots of lovely peeps, doing my radio show (which is simply a local community music show ~ I think sometimes peeps think I am doing a coaching or LOA specific show ~ its not ~ its just commercial radio and great fun as I love music although somes a bit cheesy from years gone by ;) ) loving sharing talks and coaching vibes as well as my latest pursuit which is ebaying for myself and for others (a bit like an online dress agency) its FAB! :)  I have got to know so many people in the local area and made some great friends ~ thank you!

Lots of things clicking into place and full confidence returning I have a little echo from the past as some of my “symptoms” reappear for clearing again.  To start with the other week I felt my fight coming in.  The feeling of “how dare this come back” “I am sorted! go away” “I will fight you” “Die Mother F***** Die” ( the last one was a joke ;) you know what I meant though!)

Its time to give up the fight ~ the resistance ~ & in the words of Elvis….. SURRENDER…..

SOooooo ~ This time around I feel I can continue with my flow and enjoy nice full days with all the lovely things I am enjoying doing and allow myself to heal naturally.  When I am doing what I love in particular doing the radio show and coaching sessions my WHOLE body gets covered in goosebumps and I can feel the healing taking place there and then and its ahhhmazing :)  Its happening naturally as I go about my day….  I am also open to anything which supports this natural healing too ~

I did yoga last night and the energetic opening felt super cool…. I am open to much much more of this… Are you?

So with that said I have set up another You Caring page to support my healing journey as it be in the now moment…. Its a chance for you to give back.  Being honest I still find it hard to ask and part of me feels really uncomfortable (Which is why I think I haven’t yet had any donations as I type this here today ~ eeeeek even more resistance coming up now…lol ;) )  I know its all good and this is allowing me to clear my vibes surrounding allowing support and love and caring vibes to come back to me… thank you!

Today I am going back for more Bio Resonance, this is an amazing and natural vibrational treatment and I also intend to have a course of energy and body realignment sessions over the coming weeks.  I would REALLY appreciate your support with this …. Much of what I have done this past 4 or so years has been voluntary so I know its good to allow the tides to come back in so to speak :)

here’s the link for the You Care (I know you do) page ;) Support Liz’s Healing Journey Click here

Hopefully as you click here today things are moving onwards and upwardS! Clearing this resistance and allowing it all to flow…. There we go!  there go them goosebumps again!  thank you thank you thank you :)

& here’s the video I made to share more and the lovely view too WHOOHOO!
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Its funny as I revisited the video I made the other week I was talking about everything clicking into place…. Which it is…. Its the natural flow ~ up and down ~ in and out ~ day and night ~ shadow and light….

Coming through the shadows as soon as I feel aligned I WILL be doing some live hang outs and Q&A’s to start with let me know if you have any questions you would like answering on video…. get in touch and drop me a mail Liz@liz-green.com

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Beaming you Sooooooooooo much love

have fun ~ remember its all good ~ all in perfect divine order!  Trust the process……

Love

Liz ❤

 

PS sharing this post on my mailer I just had a magical ahhhh haaa moment ~ The title!! has more meanings than one…..

Resistance & why its a good thing…. Thats why its been so long since I was here!!
ITS THE RESISTANCE WHICH IS CREATING MY DIS~EASE!! haahaaa YES!

I know I knew this… its just good to highlight this… off for a nice meditative walk now to contemplate this and start to release the best I can…. Feeling some EFT coming on too WHOOHOO! LOVE YOU! :) thanks for being here co-creating with me :)

Predictions for 2014 ~ Supporting you to Connectwith a More Magical Life

magicalpeopleAs we approach the end of the year it felt good to share my take on predictions and what’s going to happen in our worlds this coming year…. I’ve also loved creating and sharing my vibes on some Q’s you have been asking lately… Hope you enjoy sharing in these as much as I enjoyed making them :)

&&&& exciting news! I am going to be doing a video program for the New Year ~ Supporting you to connect with a more magical life…. You can sign up for it here ~ Click here to register for the 1 month video program & connect with your magical life

Predictions for 2014 and more about my video program…..

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Lots more videos to enjoy here ~

What to do if you are struggling to feel happy and manifest your ideal life ~

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What to do when you feel doubtful and frustrated with law of attraction and manifesting ~

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How to manifest your dream job ~

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In memory of Nelson Mandela with inspiration for us all to SHINE :)

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&&& I Just had to share this super magical moment with you….. This is the view from my back garden (if you would like to come and see me and soak up the country vibes you can book here ~ Book one to ones and countryside coaching with liz )

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thanks for being here!

love ya loads :)

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Perfect Pendants & Magical Creations are looking forward to their new homes!

planetpendants3Hellooooo!  how are you?  Even tho my thumbs in healing and I cant make any new designs for Christmas I have a handful of limited editions which I made last month and are perfect for the festive season ~ whether a gift for yourself or a loved one these magical little babies will bring the highest vibration of love and calm when worn :)

I have a number of “planet pendants (similar to the ones above with different beads and charms on ) as well as some delicious Gemstone and Chrystal wire wrapped pendants, I am doing free delivery so the order price includes this wherever they are being sent in the world :) They also come with an organza carry bag and wax chord cotton necklace as well as lots of magic and sparkle and an extra special message from moi ! :)

I am excited to send these out and for you to enjoy the high vibration and clarity they carry with them :)

I will add a few thumbnail pictures to the bottom of this post you can see the full range on my facebook page ~ click the following wording to be redirected ~  magical creations and aligned designs ~ happy shopping lovely friends and connections…. 

The gemstone and crystal pendants are made with Agate, Bronze, rose quartz and have magical powers! :)    I am also selling a one off Opalite angel and a number of meditation crystals which can be purchased using the buttons below….

Planet Pendants and Meditation Crystals @ £11.11 including delivery anywhere in the world ~ purchase using the button below and simply mail me which you would like ~




 Gemstone / Crystal wire wrapped pendants and the 1 off angel @ £22.22 including delivery anywhere in the world… Click the paypal link below to purchase and simply mail me which you would like….




 

& in case you are reading this post in another time and space reality my thumb will now be healed and I would love to make you a bespoke piece just message me what you would like ~ click the email link here ~  Liz@liz-green.com

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Wilder than a wild thing thats really really wild!

leafonthewindThe wind is whipping up a storm here in Upper Denby ~ we are high on the top of the valleys nearby to the peaks so the weather is amplified which is v cool and sometimes cold ;)   The windy thread has led me to lots of delicious learnings I wanted to share with you… Its wonderful how when we follow whatever is showing up in each now moment the universe guides us in the perfect way :)

I nearly ended up in OZ on my walk this morning ~ you know its wilder than a wild thing thats really really wild when you look up and the birds are flying backwards!!  lol

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& the noise I heard whilst making this video was our tree falling down in our back garden!  grateful we will have some firewood from it and the tree needed to be cut anyway so its all good :)

& here’s some more about the symbolism of wind which I posted on my facebook this morning ~

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The wind is air in its active and violent aspects. It represents the spirit, the vital breath of the universe. J.C. Cooper points out that wind represents the power of spirit in sustaining life and holding it together. Hence the symbolic association of wind with cords, ropes and threads. As stated in the Upanishads, “The rope of the wind…The thread is the same as the wind.”

It is also the intangible, the transient, the insubstantial and the elusive. Winds serve as messengers of the gods and can indicate the presence of divinity. Cirlot notes that it is held to be the primary Element (of the four elements earth, air, water and fire) by virtue of its connection with the creative breath of exhalation. Jung in Symbols of Transformation points out that in Arabic (and paralleled by the Hebrew) the word ruh signifies both “breath” and “spirit.”

The winds, notes Cirlot, were numbered and brought into correspondence with the cardinal points of the Zodiac, so as to bring out their cosmic significance. Fernado Oritz in El Huracan talks about the view of the wind in ancient Egypt and Greece. In these countries, the wind was reckoned to possess certain evil powers. For the Greeks, though, this menancing implication, which they associated with Typhon, was reversed the moment when the fleet of Xerxes was destroyed by a tempest.

Wind has possessed a transcendental aspect in American cultural history. This transcental nature has found an interesting juxtaposition against a hard, material culture. Winds were prevalent in the early prairies of the early American west and songs such as “They Call The Wind Miriah” were about this dominating wind. The title of America’s most popular novel is Gone With The Wind. One of the most famous songs of the 60s was Bob Dylan’s “Blowing In the Wind.” The “answers my friend,” Dylan sang, “are blowing in the wind.”

In American popular mythology the word wind suggests the collective consciousness of the culture, moving invisible but moving so that you can feel it. No one is sure where it comes from, where it is going, what it brings, how to control it. John Lennon in the famous Playboy interview with David Sheff when asked the question what moved the Beatles says:

“Whatever wind was blowing at the time moved the Beatles…I’m not saying we weren’t flags on the top of a ship; but the whole boat was moving. Maybe the Beatle’s were in the crow’s nest, shouting, ‘Land ho,’ or something like that, but we were all in the same damn boat.”

But this wind is not always invisible or benign as John Steinbeck demonstrates in The Grapes of Wrath.

During the opening passages of The Grapes of Wrath, we are given some of the most powerful passages about wind in modern literature. It is a relentless wind that moves over the earth creating a dust which hides the sun of the day and even the stars of the night. The dust which is made alive by the wind cannot be avoided and seems to have a life of its own. There seems no way to avoid it, even inside:

“Houses were shut tight, and cloth wedged around doors and windows, but the dust came in so thinly that it could not be seen in the air, and it settled like pollen on the chairs and tables, on the dishes. The people brushed it from their shoulders. Little lines of dust lay at the door sills.”

When the wind ceases, though, there is a change in the world and people who are inside their houses notice this change.

“The people, lying in their beds, heard the wind stop. They awakened when the rushing wind was gone. They lay quietly and listened deep into the stillness…In the morning the dust hung like fog, and the sun was as red as ripe new blood. All day the dust sifted down through the sky, and the next day it sifted down. An even blanket covered the earth.”

It was only when the wind ceased that the people came out of their houses and saw this new world the wind had created. The dust bowl has begun.