22 June – 22 July
In many ways, your life is like a baking project: the cake is your life, the toppings are the skills and gifts you bring, and the filling is your willingness to be the glue that holds it all together. You have spent a great deal of your life being the coffee buttercream in the coffee and walnut cake, or the strawberry jam in the Victoria sponge cake. You have given so much to being the best person you can be and trying to hold everything together that you’ve grown bored of the same old cakes, day after day. You know you have the skill to bake new cakes and to explore new ideas, but you are so used to being the glue, you are finding it hard to extricate yourself as a cake without filling is like jelly and no ice cream.
At the same time, it’s not just being the glue, it’s also being the best possible glue as well as you often feel that you should do more, be more and achieve more. So, as well as trying to hold everything (and everyone) together, you are also giving yourself a hard time for not being ‘better’. Yet, why do you feel you have to be the perfect glue? Why do you have to be glue at all? What drives you to place yourself directly in the middle of the great big cake of life?. Whilst life can create obstacles and responsibilities, you seem ready now to seek out a different way of living your life, one that allows you to breathe more freely and lets you snaffle those delicious toppings (your gifts) and to bake a new cake of your own design as you live the life you were born to live…