Your Floral Muse is here-discover how she teaches how waiting,destruction, chaos and loss opens you up to the inspiration of own beauty: Part 1

Beloved Flower Lover,

“She is here”…

He smiles at his beautiful muse as she sleeps.

He sees the break of dawn through the curtains.

How long it was since he had become awakened? One hour, two?

“My eyes are a bit sticky from sleeping next to her ….Funny how I didn’t realize how much time passed by since the last time my mornings where immersed in enjoying her reflection of beauty…I am so glad I got her the flowers she loves….I am so glad I made my space clean and ready…. just for her”….

The Peony The London Flower Lover

All cultures acknowledge her and make themselves available  to her…the Muse. In Greek mythology the Muse is described as a creative spirit that gives art, poems, plays or any other creative work and ideas to it’s lover i.e. you.

She only comes in liminal spaces

Liminality is the in-between moments, the space in between an incident in a story and your resolution. Liminality is often a period of discomfort, of waiting, and of transformation. It’s the time where your characters’ old habits, beliefs, and even personal identity disintegrates. Yours, ours, mine, his, hers. It is not where you are going and not where you have been.

She finds you when you are in the bath, shower, in the car, on a train, in a hotel, in a coffee shop, washing clothes, cleaning the home, choosing from the various flowers available or doing the dishes. It’s like going to the beach as it’s a liminal space: not the sea, not the land.

calla lilly peony flourish through the peace The London Flower Lover

 

The muse is beautiful because she is change. She is your drama, your thrills, your fear, your judgement.

She is unknown judgments, unfamiliar fears, and all of this is how she holds you in her mystique.

She invites you to let them all go….

You have to make creative space for her in your life or she will find another lover of ideas and creation.

Michael Jackson described his creative Muse as the voice of God, if he wasn’t ready with his pen to take down the song at the moment it she was giving, then she, God would take it away and give it to Prince.

Make space for her.

Making space for her can be created by getting bored with what you are doing. Become bored with your story. Allow yourself to become bored, acknowledging space that you know are aware of. Know that a lot is happening during  your boredom stories. And its a bit  like is the space between the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents and his becoming Batman in order to protect others. Or the liminal space where Frodo’s long, slow journey to Mordor. Liminal space is the period between Elizabeth Bennet’s realization she likes Mr. Darcy and the moment she agrees to marry him.

Each one of us has a story where we change and change happens through liminal space, this middle time of transformation.

The word liminal means “threshold,” the door between one season of life and the next, the time between the wound and healing, the period between childhood and adulthood.

This liminal time is here…..

Make space for to  welcome her. She is here

calla lilly peony eternal The London Flower Lover

The Team,

The London Flower Lover

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p.p.s. quit being unfair to yourself….stop the comparisions

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Welcome to The London Flower Lover. We are florists who create floral collections to tell your real life story. With colour and texture, we take floristry into an entirely new direction based on the challenges and joys of your life. Offering what we call 'heart based floristry' we use style, fashion, and life situations and merge them with heart based lifestyle support. This inspiring blend creates so much more for those who love flowers. Using flowers in the traditional way of course, but always using flowers to open up a floralicious conversation about relationships of all kinds. We are a sort of work in progress of compassionately confirming how we are already on the inside, the love we want to see out in the world. That is mission of The London Flower Lover. So saying yes to recognising that is at the heart of this blog and using flowers to honour that inner world is how we use the beauty of giving and receiving flowers. This blog is your blog. It's as much about cultivating your heart, as it is about enjoying the physical beauty of flowers. It offers story, poems and video to reflect the life you actually live whilst showing beautifully inspiring collections of flower designs. Hand-tied bouquets, arrangements and more. All this with sought after tips from well established experts on how to keep a happy heart. This is what makes The London Flower Lover unique and magical. Yes, and that's how we make the difference that we do. When life looks, feels, or sounds challenging, we offer a sanctuary that you may dip into. A well of refreshment and strength that you may draw from. Sharing what others have found to be successful ways of being happy in the face of challenges, whilst letting flowers do the talking when we have no other way to interpret what is going on. Use flowers to help you re-discover, reveal and remember how you can still be despite challenges. Use flowers to celebrate and to embody the possibility of your heart felt desire, fulfilled. Use flowers in your life, to remind you of the beauty of your life. Use The London Flower Lover today. We invite you to stay curious in this floral universe as you explore the love in the heart. This is a floralicious world.
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