Visit of a lifetime, Callanish Standing Stones

Summer Solstice

stones mid summer

A long held dream come true, …….   A visit to the Callanish Standing Stones, Isle of Lewis,  Scotland.

What made my visit to the stones all the more special was the fact it was the Summer Solstice.   A coincidence….. certainly not.    It was a birthday treat to myself to visit the site on the most magical of days.

Its hard to describe the feeling of being around the stones, the energy felt when you touch, hug and caress them.     Visually you become enthralled as you ‘see’ people, shapes, symbols and images with every change in light that casts across the many stones.

As I touched the stones, paused and let the energy and emotions sweep over me, the sense of connection was palpable.    I couldn’t possibly image the number of kindred spirits who’d taken this same journey over the last 5000 year to this sacred place, but I could certainly feel their presence.

Everyone’s journey to the stones is different, no one more important, sacred or special than the other.

For me as I stool alone, in amongst the many other visitors that summer solstice, my realisation was that not only is it okay to be my authentic self, but life is so much more fulfilling and rewarding when I am.