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Facing Fear With The Silent Eye, Part 6 – Release ~ Helen Jones

Helen continues her journey through the sacred sites of Derbyshire… I recently attended a workshop with The Silent Eye about Facing Our Fears, an extraordinary weekend spent among the hills and grey stone villages of the Peak District. It’s taken … Continue reading

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Facing Fear With The Silent Eye, Part 5 – Failure ~ Helen Jones

Helen continues her journey through Derbyshire with the Silent Eye: I recently attended a workshop with The Silent Eye about Facing Our Fears, an extraordinary weekend spent among the hills and grey stone villages of the Peak District. It’s taken … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Circles out of time

It looked, for a while, as if we might escape being rained on at our second site of the morning, but no… that would have been too much to ask The ritual cleansing would  continue. We  were heading for another … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Sacred earth

The weather was looking none to promising for the final day of the workshop, but at least it wasn’t really raining. It seemed incredible, under the heavy grey of the sky, that we’d had the clear weather-window the night before, … Continue reading

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Maiden Mother Crone, Part 4 – Imbalance by Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: Sigh. I should have expected this. On the last Silent Eye weekend I’d attended there had been a place that had shaken me, unexpectedly, making my breath shorten, my heart pound. And so it is, … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Circles of Pain

The weather was beginning to regain its composure, but it was still being temperamental enough to lustrate the companions exploring the mysteries of an ancient landscape. Our next site was not far distant and it was not long before we … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time – Awakening by Helen Jones

This is the continued account of my weekend away with The Silent Eye. Please click here for parts one, two, three and four. (Before I begin this part of the story, I realise I’ve not said much about the companions. … Continue reading

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On the moors…

Even the sceptic had to admit that following the Ubiquitous Pointy Stone had worked this time… Rather than our usual route, we had let the stones guide us and we were straight into the cairnfields and finding traces of prehistoric … Continue reading

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Old stone and bracken

Treading somewhat more carefully than usual, we made our way up to the stone we had come to see. From far across the moor the shadowed faces in its surface had caused us to name it the Merlin Stone. From … Continue reading

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