Month: July 2019

small steps forward

Choosing (to be) changemakers

The choice isn’t between failure and perfection. It isn’t even between good and bad. No, the choice is whether we carry on. Putting one foot in front of another. Choosing to become changemakers in a world that needs us (even if we don’t always see it in ourselves).

louder than words

Louder than words

The introduction to Todd Henry’s book Louder Than Words is insightful and worth offering at the start of this new week. “Your work tells tales. It speaks about you, your values, your hopes, your ambitions, and ultimately what you deem worthy of your energy and attention. It reveals, intentionally or not, what you really think …

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waterside quiet

Waterside quiet

Quiet isn’t just emptiness. It offers fullness in a way that we don’t often experience today. Here is Waterside quiet – a StillWalk from Alastair Duncan.

quiet

Quiet…

The noise around us can dupe us into thinking that what’s said yesterday, today & tomorrow will last. Wisdom comes from stillness & quiet outlasts them all.

cultivate fluidity

Cultivating fluidity

I’m sitting here in the middle of an early morning summer downpour. Watching and listening as rain falls on our Welsh valley. Smiling in the knowledge that it will revive the grass and start to refill the lake. Happy alpacas. Happy moorhens. Wet husband… Without rain, we do not flourish. We become parched and barren. …

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digging deeper

Digging deeper

If we want an easy answer, it’s likely to be there – in front of us. And some of the simplest solutions are the best. But if we’re trying to solve a complex issue, resolve a longstanding challenge, or breakthrough into a new area, then don’t expect it to be obvious. Or risk-free. The likelihood …

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