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NICKY TEMPLE | SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR

Meditations

Love awaits you there

Love awaits you there

We forget to notice love because of its perfect loyalty: morning dew diamonding the grass, the extra sparkle in snow - for what other reason need it be there?An invitation to pause and welcome love. However you are in this moment, love can find you and offer you the...

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Praying from the radiance of your divine nature

Praying from the radiance of your divine nature

A meditaion from a live recording at a Wisdom Circle I recently hosted.  This meditation helps you to connect with the radiance of your divine nature and from that place, to pray.   As your Spiritual Director, I will be a companion on your spiritual journey,...

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Receive the oil of love

Receive the oil of love

A meditaion from a live recording at a Wisdom Circle I recently hosted.  This meditation invites you to receive the oil of Divine Love through your whole body.   As your Spiritual Director, I will be a companion on your spiritual journey, creating a safe place to...

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Treasure Yourself

Treasure Yourself

What would happen if we cultivated tenderness towards our broken being? A meditaion from a live recording at a Wisdom Circle I recently hosted. Including a reading from Wild Mercy by Mirabai Starr.  This meditation invites you to treasure and cherish yourself. ...

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A meditation for when you feel burdened

A meditation for when you feel burdened

An unburdening practice that welcomes the Great Mama to carry your burdensThis mediation meets you in those times when you feel burdened and weighed down by life and its demands. There is time to settle and become still leading to an unburdening practice that welcomes...

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Connecting to your Inner Wisdom

Connecting to your Inner Wisdom

What is The Spirit of Wisdom offering  you in in this moment?Allow this gentle meditation to help you connect to The Spirit of Wisdom within that is always there and ready to guide, help and strengthen.   Take three deep wide breaths filling the lungs up as much...

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Mary arrives at the empty tomb: a reflection

Mary arrives at the empty tomb: a reflection

Mary, I have come to love that name. It is my name and it is her name  - the apostle to the apostlesJesus Appears to Mary Magdalene John 20:11 - 18  Mary stood crying outside the tomb. While she was still crying, she bent over and looked in the tomb and saw two angels...

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The mother wound

The mother wound

Expand the word, "Mother". Let it encomapss the hills, the morning, that which feeds you. Mother is much too big a word for one person to hold. Take it off her shoulders. Hand it to community, warm baths, anything that soothes and restores. Healing is learning to know...

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Untame your God

Untame your God

Untame your God. Let her run through the wilderness of your soul again.Untame your God: a poem by Chelan Harkin from Susceptible to Light   Untame your God. Let her run through the wilderness of your soul again.   Allow her to take off all her clothes - ...

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A meditation for when the inner critic is present

A meditation for when the inner critic is present

This mediation invites you to connect with and then find freedom from the inner critic or your critcal voice. Sometimes this voice can be loud and overpowering. This meditation helps to find freedom from critcal voices in a space of kindness and love.As your Spiritual...

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Wake up! An advent reflection and lectio divina

Wake up! An advent reflection and lectio divina

The Divine Beloved arriving in human form, made fully incarnate, fully human to walk with us and as us in this world.The word advent means arrival, the coming of something new into our lives. The Divine Beloved arriving in human form, made fully incarnate, fully human...

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Welcoming the Divine Mother

Welcoming the Divine Mother

This imaginative meditation opens a space within your heart for you to connect with the Divine Mother or the Mother Heart of God.  We tend to be familiar with the Father Heart of God, Abba, Papa but not so much with the God as Mother, Mama, Amma.  If you have a desire...

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When you find yourself on a new path

When you find yourself on a new path

When life brings us the unknown path, when a way opens up in front of us that we have never walked before.When life brings us the unknown path, when a way opens up in front of us that we have never walked before. What was familiar is now behind us, covered over by...

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Connecting with your true self: a meditation

Connecting with your true self: a meditation

Connect with your truest self - the real, unencumbered you that is both human and divine. The you that is at peace, content and always grounded. Give space to connect more intentionally and deeply to who you are in the core of yourself. What discoveries are waiting...

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A blessing for sleep

A blessing for sleep

...Coaxing all my cares to unravel into peaceListen to this meditation as you welcome sleep as a way to let go, come to stillness, rest and peace. Hear the beautiful words of blessing as a threshold into deep sleep and restoration. Move towards sleep with a sense of...

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Entering a deeper rest: a meditation

Entering a deeper rest: a meditation

Here, nothing is required of you. You are simply here, just as you are. Every part of you in this place of green pastures and still waters. Try to be present to these words with our body and heart.  Imagine them painting a picture in your imagination.  Welcome the...

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The Examen: a meditation to reflect on the day

The Examen: a meditation to reflect on the day

Gradually walk through the day you’re reflecting upon. Allow it to unfold in your imagination lingering at parts that capture your attention. Walk through this part of the mediation with an attitude of thankfulness asking the eyes and heart of The Beloved to accompany...

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Full body meditation: experience peace

Full body meditation: experience peace

To connect more interntionally with our bodies is to open ourselves to receive the truth of who we are and our union with The Beloved. Embodied practice is essential if we are to connect deeply with ourselves and our needs. We carry Divine nature within us, the place...

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Finding peace in difficult circumstances

Finding peace in difficult circumstances

I stayed awhile until her stillness offered me the same. I leaned in until her rooted strength became my own. I walked along the wooded path today and came to my tree, majestic in her winter nakedness. Not one leaf adorned her body. I touched her broad, unmoving trunk...

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Fully seen: a meditation

Fully seen: a meditation

Know that you are held in love. Wrapped in kindness. Enveloped in great compassion. This calming meditation offers space to be seen, known and understood by The Beloved. We can often feel overlooked, unseen and unnoticed but the Love of the Divine is ever-present,...

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Enough: a reflection, meditation & poem

Enough: a reflection, meditation & poem

You are doing enough with this breath and that one too.If you’re like me, you may at times experience a sense of weariness over the way life is at the moment. Of course there are the obvious - covid, global warming, rising living costs. Alongside this we find...

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Turning down noise: a guest podcast

Turning down noise: a guest podcast

…silence is an endangered species on the verge of extinction. To listen... Silence and the Presence of Everything, an interview with acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempston. Click HEREI loved how a friend of mine recently decided to turn down the noise of her life as a...

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