Author Archives: Simone Lipscomb

I am a photographer and writer and focus on the relationship between nature and humans. My life's work is dedicated to increasing awareness of the sacredness of all life and helping humans become caring, compassionate planetary stewards.

Oilithreacht

The structure of the five day Celtic Spirituality retreat allowed gracious time to explore solo. Our group spent quality time Read More →

An Gaoth Fiáin

The final walk up to Dún Aonghusa was with four friends from the retreat. It was late at night and Read More →

Maidin ag Dún Aonghusa

For several days, sunrise at the fort was my goal but I never seemed to be up before the dawn. Read More →

Beannachtaí

The pilgrimage to Árainn or Inis Mor, Ireland brought such deep contemplation and expansion for me. The stories I could Read More →

Tairseachas

While singing during the morning session of the Celtic spirituality retreat I went into meditation and saw myself wearing a Read More →

An Fharraige

Before breakfast I walked to the Sea. It was just out the guesthouse and down the hill past the cemetery Read More →

An Capall Bán

“My soul was an old horse Offered for sale in twenty fairs….. — But this evening, halter off, Never again Read More →

Oíche ag Dún Aonghusa

I summon to the winding ancient stair;    Set all your mind upon the steep ascent,    Upon the broken, crumbling battlement, Read More →

Guth na Farraige

I climbed the pathway to Dún Aonghusa. The thunderous roar of the sea meeting earth spoke to me….again the Voice. Read More →

Do Ghrá Árainn

The window from my room at the bed & breakfast overlooked the ruin. Michael, the trap and horse driver, recommended Read More →