13 October 2014

Word for the Week

Well, here's a thing - two Words came out of the Rediscovery Pack bag stuck together, back to back, like two sides of the same coin...



How cool is that??

And I have to say, even on this wet, grey Autumn day, I do sense within me a 'Blossoming Power'...

In 10 days' time, I begin this year-long journey with the very lovely Angel Sullivan and an online group of Soul Sisters (we've been getting to know each each on Facebook for the past few weeks).



It's a BIG commitment - in both time and money - but when I signed up back in July, I just knew it was what I needed to do. I have had a growing sense that I've been building up to this for the last couple of years - certainly since I became able to write/journal more competently with my left hand.

Daily journalling is how I've always worked through the STUFF whirling constantly around my head - it's what I was doing when the stroke hit 7 years ago (the pen falling from my hand mid-word is how I knew something was up!) And in the first years after the stroke, when I couldn't even read, let alone write, I was completely lost, I simply didn't know who/what I was...

Now, though, I sense within me this Blossoming Power of who I am, and who I am becoming... And it's incredibly exciting, and more than a tad scary...

But I just love that this potentially scary Power is actually Blossoming - unfolding like a flower, naturally, and in its own time. It's not exploding out - which I would find scary in the extreme! - but opening up gently, unfurling little by little...

And wow, that's the kind of Power I like, and what I actually want a piece of :-)

As always, I'd really appreciate hearing what you feel/see/respond to in these two amazing Words...





9 comments:

  1. Wow, pulling out those two words together was NO coincidence. They are great words.

    This was post of yours was uplifting and encouraging and I wish you a good year with 'crafting the book of you'.

    Love and hugs ~ FlowerLady

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  2. SO perfect, Claire! All around, just perfect! So excited to get going! <3

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  3. How cool is it that these two words surfaced today?! That's the Universe at work right there - you go and grab it! Excited for your journey this year, it will be lovely reading along with you as you 'craft the book of you.'

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  4. Dear Claire

    So much synchronicity! I've had IT problems so couldn't comment last week - when my card on Monday was 'Love' - the same as yours. These two cards have come out recently for me too - and I love the wonderful added impact of the two together. 'Power' can be scary - and combining it with Blossoming is so perfect - especially for you - so inspirational to read your story - and the book of you will be amazing. Thank you, deep bows, namaste. xxx

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  5. I am so happy for your blossoming power words this week and the sense of excitement that comes across in your post from having received these words... Watch out world! Have a happy week.
    Wren x

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  6. A perfect combination of words.

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  8. (((huggles))) I too am a stroke (and heart attack) survivor <3 Looking forward to journeying *with* you during this year and a day, as we each blossom to and thru our power...

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