The Witch Wound

My birthday is on the 31st of October. Yes, that’s right, I was born on Halloween. Bad Jelly the Witch was my favorite when I was a kid. I listened to the record over and over and over and can still recite whole passages from it. Now at this point in my life, I have often viewed my birthday as a cosmic joke. A pointer from the Universe in fact. Even a signpost that I was a witch in a past life. (If you find yourself eye-rolling at a mention of past lives, guess what? I never used to believe in them either.) Now I know it to be true, as I’ve been facing a very prevalent issue that shows up for lightworkers, healers and those stepping into their power in the intuitive arts and it’s known as the Witch Wound. What is this Witch Wound? For me to explain it clearly, please allow yourself to suspend any disbelief in past lives and humor me for a moment. Cellular memory crosses lifetimes. That is, your body has a MEMORY of what has happened to you in other lifetimes. If you were a witch or branded as a witch in past …

Releasing the wounds of our parents.

Growing up is hard to do. There can be many wounds we receive from our parents. Our own and sometimes theirs too. Being an adult means moving into accountability and part of that process is realizing that our parents were doing the best they could with the skills they had at the time. Yes, sadly, this involves even when they were not able to meet our emotional needs or, when the patterns they knew and had learned, were in fact, abusive. However, although it can be challenging, taking accountability and full ownership of our lives is incredibly rewarding and will lead to great personal gains. When we realize that it’s redundant to blame our parents for the way they behaved we can gain more freedom to live a life of our choosing. We realize that we have the power within us to heal and release anywhere we are carrying energy, wounds or pain for them. That can be incredibly liberating and in turn, can sometimes create a closer and more compassionate relationship with the people who brought us into the world. All children innately desire for their parents to be happy. The rite of adulthood comes with realizing that our …