By Brigid Hopkins MOONS & STARS

Stop Banging Your Head: Kill Your Old Beliefs & Choose A Life Undefined By Others

FRAGILE

By Brigid Hopkins

What is this I see
A reflection of parts of me
Do they still fit
Am I equipped to let them be
Venus is rewinding
Just in time for the world to see
What is it they most want to be
Dreamers
Writers
Visionaries
Killing the clocks of 9-5’ers
Stop banging their heads
Living with dread of failing
Letting go of time
Reason
Commitments
To follow one’s bliss
Into the great abyss
There’s no thread that can guide you
Or tick tock that will find you
It asks only for your hand
Lift your feet from the sands of anything familiar
Surrender
Letting your hair blow in the breeze
Eyes glistening with surprise
For where you land
Is deep inside of your being
A place untouchable by another
Outsider
Insider
Lover or
Foe
This is a place you are asked to go
Lay down your swords
Cloaks
And daggers
Let your hips sway and swagger
With the assurance
That this dance is meant for you
From blue to red
Getting out of your head
And rebirthing from the
Womb of the Great Mother

By killing away the beliefs you were living
Once a walker amongst the dead
You chose life instead
A life undefined by their wishes or definition
It’s your time to rise
Into the fertility of
The great mystery

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Brigid Hopkins

Brigid Hopkins is the Founder of The Clarity Path, clarity coaching. As an author and coach, she has been offering healing services through Reiki, meditation, writing, and coaching for the last six years, with over 750+ hours of successfully guiding clients to support their next phase of growth. She draws upon multiple healing modalities including; Eco-Therapy, Shamanic, and Practical Reiki, Chakra Wisdom, guided meditations, and crystal therapy. Recently, Brigid's personal writing culminated in a memoir, Feathers Of A Phoenix, an exploration of her own journey of being raised by a single mother who struggled with substance abuse to draw meaning from her experiences. When not spending time with her husband and family, you can find Brigid pinning away in a coffee shop, exploring the shore of Lake Erie, or taking contemplative photographs of Nature. She connects to the community through writing and public service. Brigid currently serves as a faculty at the Lake Erie Institute.

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