Category: issue36

“Sekhmet: Transformation in the Belly of the Goddess”, by Nicki Scully

Nicki Scully is not just a writer, she is the sacred beacon of the Divine roar which Sekhmet emits into this world. 

“Sekhmet: Transformation in the Belly of the Goddess” holds a genuine and powerful message which comes straight from the eternal Goddess. When I was given the opportunity to review this book, I did so in order to reconnect with the energy of this mighty 4,000-year-old Goddess. Back in 2012, Sekhmet clawed herself into my life with all her might, dragging me out of a destructive and abusive relationship which was bleeding me of my spirit. When Sekhmet’s thunderous roar comes booming into your life, you simply cannot say no. This is what Nicki conveys in this wondrous piece of literature.

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The Rainbow Birds

I will always remember the moment when, just like that, the rainbow birds surrounded me, embraced me in flight, soaring on currents of air that made gliding effortless. Birds of such magnificence could not exist on Earth.  Each individual bird was arrayed in her own unique, luminescent hue and, together, they were a living, flying rainbow mosaic evoking the beauty of all the most stunning visions on the planet.  My soul ached to be one of them. If I were, I wondered, what would my own color be? 

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The First Shaman

In the beginning was the first Shaman who drummed all things into being – even Time itself. She struck Her drum and shook Her rattle and the sound it made echoed in thunderous circles like a lone heart beating throughout the cold dark vast emptiness of space.

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Around Avebury

Avebury is fascinating! Stonehenge may be more famous, but if I had to choose one monument for interested visitors to Wiltshire, Avebury would win every time.  One reason is accessibility – at Stonehenge you can’t usually walk within the stones without arranging special access, while at Avebury you can walk among them, touch them and follow ancient ceremonial routes.  And where else can you find a pub within a stone circle?!

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