Feeling lighter

It got lighter this week…and I don’t just mean the weather!

On Tuesday a conversation with another that made a difference.
The power of telling the truth to yourself while being witnessed by another.🙏🏼

Yearnings that I’ve been telling myself I’ll tend to when I’m older / got more experience / more money / retired!

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Your own best mentor

A numbers years ago I was gathered in circle (in person!!) with five women friends.

As part of the completion, we each made a promise to ourselves.

I came across mine recently and was struck by how timeless it is.

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April’s hope cocktail

March is over and I am glad. A difficult month. Like a snake shedding its skin: uncomfortable and energy sapping.

April is here. A hope cocktail. Cold, windy days: blowing away any last vestiges of winter. Warm days and wet days: fuelling new growth.

Mary Oliver captured this time beautifully in her poem, Spring.

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You Matter🌟

I’m not quite at the stage of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s character in Fleabag, but I do have an Obama crush.😊

I’ve recently finished reading Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Become, which has put the meat on the bones of said attraction.

Here’s 3 of the (many!) things I loved about it which shine a light and remind all of us that we matter.

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Embracing Spring Equinox

Tomorrow is Spring Equinox, one of the two points in the seasonal calendar when light and dark are in balance. The darkness holds the potential of our ideas and plans for the year ahead, just like the bulbs and seeds beneath the surface of the ground. The light, which increases from now on, helps them to grow and flourish.

We can embrace this potent energy and consider what we would like to bring back in to balance in our own life. Is there something you’d like to grow which would create more balance in your life? ⚖️

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When happiness and function meet

I am going through the workbook of A Course In Miracles this year. My way of tending to my spiritual soil.

Wednesday’s entry was titled, My happiness and my function are one.

I was particularly intrigued by this idea. I made a list of when I have felt happy and was surprised by what this has shown me.

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Arlene Lyne

Arlene Francey Lyne

Coach, writer, mama, and raving fan of Mother Earth.
Life a work in progress: like a garden, it’s never finished!
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