Voices of story and truth


Words shape the way we see the world. However, language is more than the words we use. There are the external inflexions – our tone, phrasing and vocabulary. And these are held in the flow of our movements and posture. Yet our knowing what is being communicated is even more than these. We subtly pick … Read more

We don’t need to have all the words


It’s a delusion to think that we need to have all the words. As if an expertly articulated idea alone can win hearts and minds. Or it’s a sign of our value or worth. Instead, I wonder if it’s even better when we struggle to find the words to express what we see or feel. … Read more

What am I not hearing?

what I am not hearing

What am I not hearing? Me…? You…? Our world…? OK. I might be hearing some things, but what kind of filters do I have in place? Aversion to discomfort or risk? Shutting out noise, but losing nuance? Only hearing what people think I want to hear – for whatever reason? Yes, we’d be completely overwhelmed … Read more