Black Hole or Cosmic Monster?

comparing black holesScientists have captured the first direct images of a giant black hole at the centre of the Milky Way – but what does it tell us?

Radio astronomers have revealed the first picture of a giant black hole at the centre of our galaxy. Known as Sagittarius A* or Sgr A*, it sits about 27,000 light-years from the Sun and is around 6.5 billion times more massive than the Sun. The astronomers say, ‘Black Holes are cool!‘ Read more on Valérie’s Blog Corner

The May Full Lunar Eclipse

Lunar eclipse
(from Vivienne Cole in France)
Lunar Eclipse, 16th May 2022

Transparency, disclosure, the veils lifting — for that which has long been concealed is shifting. Thus the ‘balance of power’ in the world must return to the people, for those ‘in office’ have never seen themselves as equals.

There is a need to stay silent, to observe — to rely on inner reserves. In the public arena there shall be plenty of fodder, fuelled by the media, yet each individual must make their own decision regarding ‘what is real’. Read more on Valérie’s Blog Corner

Take 5 Magazine Article

I’m a New Woman

From an article published in the July 30, 2020 edition of Take 5 magazine.

On the brink of death, I heard a deep voice guide me

Valérie Barrow
Moss Vale, NSW.

The afternoon sun shone through the window as I watched my kids, Brett, eight, Rod, six, and Glen, one, play in the living room. “Mum, come play!” they begged, pulling my hand. “Not today, love,” I replied softly.

Over the last few weeks I’d been overcome with exhaustion, falling asleep whenever I had the chance. And today, it was as if my body was struggling to function.

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