Tag: Awakening

Courting My Wild Twin or My Self-Reconciliation in Sobriety

Woman and reflection Courting my Wild Twin or My Self-Reconciliation in sobriety

This week I’ve been reading Courting the Wild Twin, by Martin Shaw, which explores the myth that we all have a wild twin who was tossed out the window when we were born, and who carries with them much of our own wildness and vitality. Old folktales about our wild twins encourage us to mend

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Mummy Juice

Pink whistle

About a year or two ago, the book club I’m part of chose the book ‘Why Mummy Drinks’, by Gill Sims. I borrowed it from another woman and read about two chapters before thinking what a load of tripe and put it down. And it wasn’t because I was going to stop drinking anytime soon.  And

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The Magic is Within Us All

Evicting the Wine Witch : Get away from victim mentalityIt curbs authenticity Gives the Wine Witch permission and authority To try to ruin your life, oh boy Do you want to hand over your capacity for joy?To someone who doesn’t careDelights when you despair inmisery  It’s not easy to seeWhat a slippery slope Wine can beIt crept up

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Wake Up!

I want a drink, I’m stressed to the maxI deserve a break FFS!!!!!After all how much could one bottle take?Actually quite a bit it seemsFor there is a lot at stake I know the facts I know the risks to health and emotion Yet I think of wine as a magic potion To ease the

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