What do we do when we ‘know’?


What do we do in our places of knowing? Those things we are sure of or have confidence in. Do we go and find something else to add to our collection? Or might we sit with our knowing until it becomes our unknowing? Probing its soft edges and letting them unfold. Until they mellow into … Read more

Perhaps we’re more like mycelium


We think we think. And we think we make decisions based on thinking. But what if we’re simply feeling our way forward and rationalising what we decide? Thinking after the event. ~ Appreciating the delightful insights of my friend Steve Done – after Merlin Sheldrake’s Entangled Life – perhaps we’re more like mycelium than we … Read more

Intentionally slowing down the conversation


Slow down. Why on earth would we do that? I hear our cultural voice exclaim as it defends the relentless pressure for speed, productivity and efficiency. Have we somehow swallowed the idea that fast is always best? And that if something is taking too long, then it’s either weak and inferior, or it simply isn’t … Read more

Compassionate seeing from the edge


Showing someone that you see them is the greatest gift you can give. This powerful quote is from Digby Scott, a wise and insightful change-maker from New Zealand. I look forward to his weekly musings, knowing they will refresh and stimulate me and remind me of our humanity. The story behind this phrase is delightful. … Read more

Being inspired by a daisy


It was only as I stooped to really look that I saw the colour. Did you know that some daisies have this beautiful pink blush? I didn’t… DAISY If you want your mind to shrink,if you want reality to shriveluntil it’s little more than a wrinkled bagthen revere nothing,dwell only in the inorganicand mechanical,never bow … Read more

Naming on the path to wholeness


Our longings are for what is out of reach. And our yearning is only in absence, not in fullness. Yet naming is a courageous act of vulnerability. It’s a vital first step of embodiment, a means of making real what we need. So I wonder what we might need to name in becoming whole?