Eva Bay Greenslade




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November 6, 2019

(My niece, husband and mum)

I wondered this when my eldest daughter was a baby 22 years ago, and have pondered on this thought with every baby I have raised.

My theory is that we haven't evolved significantly in thousands of years. Our babies don't know they are born i...

October 10, 2019

My husband and I were discussing recently the use and power of Sigils as a magical and psychological tool. He was full of enthusiasm as he has created them recently to aid his motivation for his studies. He lives with autistic spectrum disorder and can find normal ro...

October 5, 2019

I often find myself wondering how on earth I got to where I am, a doula, shamanic practitioner in training, and ceremony facilitator... I have to often pinch myself.

A weekend during April this year was an eye opener to that. 

I had been one of a few people in my year of...

August 10, 2019

With an interest in spirituality and traditions around birth, which I believe is very much lacking, and is a missing piece in western birth...coming to New Zealand to visit family i couldnt not utilise my spare time here researching Maori birth.  

Maori have an incredib...

June 17, 2019

I have been spending my day writing a beautiful druid ceremony for a baby blessing, and finding myself pondering an interesting part of the druid ritual, deciding whether to include it or not, the Gorsedd Prayer.

There are slight variations, but these are the words spok...

May 25, 2019

Most doulas, once we become birth workers, quickly learn of a postpartum healing ritual quickly named in the uk as 'Closing the Bones' or ' Cerada' in Latin America, and we want to understand more about it, naturally, as it's wonderful. Our culture lacks understanding...

April 28, 2019

I have recently had experiences that left me feeling unsettled about spiritual cultural and intellectual appropriation and reflecting deeply on what aspects are ok or not to draw on as they aren't from our lands or rooted in our recent culture.  This blog has sat for a...

April 27, 2019

I suddenly felt inspired to write these reflections following deep reflections from recent weeks and through learning from clients I work with.  

Where I am finding my own trust in life and my work through my spiritualty, i hope it inspires others to trust in their path...

February 6, 2019

Maiden, mother, crone, the triple goddess, three facets of the view of a woman's path through life, often through a pagan perspective. 

Maiden,the spring of a woman's life, is the phase of a girl from around 10 or puberty to perhaps 21 or older.  

Mother, summer of a wom...

February 1, 2019

Imbolc Blessings! 

As the cold dark days are here, mid winter really peaks, seeds are stirring under ground, under a blanket of snow, snowdrops appear, and Brighid blesses the land as she passes by in the air.  It creates such a good time for making changes and creating...

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