Infinite Healing Workshop

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ~ Rachel Carson, Silent Spring As more reports enter the public domain […]

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Times of Insanity…Seeking Reality

I rarely dip into the outside world in terms of mainstream media, for it unnerves me! I keep myself occupied in the world as I know it…the one where I weave wreathes from Willow and Dogwood… The one where cruelty and chaos are not allowed entry! You’ll understand my terror, for that’s why you’re here…to […]

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Loss of Soul

We live in a society and where darkness pervades our souls. We continually invent ways to avoid and escape the darkness…one of which is endless buying of consumer goods. Within our society today there is an illness that pervades all classes and levels of wealth, known as “Soul Loss.” It sounds like “Soul Less,” and […]

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Letter From Christine…

I often receive letters and emails from those who have visited Bealtaine Cottage and Gardens. I treasure them as the words therein inspire me to keep on this busy path of sharing Bealtaine and caring for the Earth. This evening I have taken more photographs to share with you, as I share the words penned […]

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Miraculous Recovery

Many of you are familiar with the tragedy recently encountered by Patrick and Jessica, both subscribers to Bealtaine Cottage and Bealtaine Cottage Good Life. The surge of good wishes, prayers and healing energy that was manifested by all of you, through Bealtaine Cottage, has led to a nothing short of a miracle being experienced on […]

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The Great Force

“One of the most important things about permaculture is that it is founded on a series of principles that can be applied to any circumstance—agriculture,urban design, or the art of living. The core of the principles is the working relationships and connections between all things.” ― Juliana Birnbaum Fox, Sustainable Revolution: Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban […]

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Here’s Why…

The morning is cold with a spectacular sunrise that washes the sky with shades of red and orange…this is midwinter in all it’s glory! I’m sat by the computer with coffee, as oftentimes I do in the early morning, uploading photographs and thinking of what I shall write for you. There are times when I […]

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Herb Lore and Healthy Living

The history of herbs is thousands of years old. There are over 100 herbs growing here at Bealtaine Cottage. Many, like this Valerian, are grown for their beautiful, Bee attracting flowers. Many herbs, like this sweet smelling Elderflower, used to make cordial here last summer, grow on trees. The history of herbs dates back to […]

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The Return of the Divine Feminine and Earth Healing.

For several thousands of years there has been a dominance of patriarchal religion. The role of women has been greatly suppressed and undermined. As a consequence, we have forgotten and been denied the sacred power of the divine feminine. As a woman growing up here in Ireland I was taught that God was male and […]

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