Potent energy lies hidden betwixt life’s major milestones…unlock it with help from author and fairy expert Maggie Hamilton
Do you feel as though life is a little lacklustre right now? Perhaps you’re feeling uninspired or a bit stuck? If so, you may just have tripped into the in-between. When you’re in an in-between space, life feels uncomfortable. It’s as if someone’s just pulled the rug out from under you. You find yourself thinking: ‘This wasn’t supposed to happen’ and it feels as if you’ve stepped into a void where nothing seems to work.
The in-between is where our fairy folk reside, and it’s here where pure potential lies. Fairies work with this shimmering potential to create, care for and repair all they do. Many fairy stories hint at where the magic of this place is to be found – in caves and at crossroads, at springs and wells. The more time spent in nature, the easier it is to spot these kinds of places, to tune into them and become familiar with their special energy.
Life’s in-between places are also found in experiences that shock us to the core. They are present during times of loss – of divorce, death or retrenchment – when there’s nothing left for us to hold onto and when whole parts of us are sheared away.
When you’re in the in-between, life is unsettling. It’s hard to get your bearings as nothing is fixed here. Yet if you keep your eyes and ears open, you begin to see how this ‘nothingness’ offers you a whole new way of being.
Read the full article in our April 2020 issue, on sale now.