We are enough!

03 Dec 2018
we are enough

How did the words of Rachel Naomi Remen land with you from the reflection last weekend? I am enough. At this particular time of year, this probably isn’t an easy one to believe. Tough, I know, but there are only two other options if you don’t like this one. Option 1: I need to be […]

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Creating more generous space

02 Dec 2018
creating more generous space

Creating generous space – it’s another paradox like quiet disruptor. Reflecting on how we might strengthen this both internally and in our changemaking.

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Saying no

30 Nov 2018
saying no

The first time I heard the phrase ‘your yes doesn’t count if you can’t say no’ I was intrigued. It felt so countercultural. I held it like a stone in my hand, reminding me of its presence. Turning it around for closer inspection. And then I realised its power. Our yeses mean nothing if they […]

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Gratitude and generosity

29 Nov 2018
gratitude and generosity

Who are the most generous people you know? Not lavish with underlying intent. Or necessarily giving out of material abundance. But generous in attitude and action. How we benefit isn’t always tangible, but we are always enlarged by being with them. We’re drawn into their presence, even if it’s remotely through what they write, share […]

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Listen generously

28 Nov 2018
listen generously

On my way home from Cardiff last night I listened in awe to Dr Rachel Naomi Remen – physician, pioneer in integrative healing and storyteller – in conversation with Krista Tippett for On Being. An extraordinary person who in her journey through medical school and clinical practice also experienced life with the ravages of Crohn’s […]

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Enjoying the journey

27 Nov 2018
enjoying the journey

We’re in such a hurry to get there, that we’ve stopped thinking about the journey as part of the experience. This is really sad. We’ve stopped smelling the roses on the route. Or appreciating our travelling companions. We don’t give ourselves the generous space to learn. To experiment, to try and maybe to fail in […]

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