A moment happened


This is the lovely phrase an Irish friend used on a call yesterday. “A moment happened.” Were we there? Not exactly, but his lyrical storytelling held us in the moment. And even if we couldn’t smell the vast Californian redwoods or hear the scamper of the deer, we were there. At least in our imagination. … Read more

How close to the edge


Stay within limits,  the safe spacein the middle. The edge is for dreamersand revolutionarieswho believein better and live in hope. + Sue Heatherington

What do we see with our eyes closed?


Seeing in the dark takes imagination. So what do you see with your eyes closed? And where does your imagination take you? Perhaps we’re so used to switching on the light that our ability to see differently has diminished. Or we fear what we might see and don’t go there. Yet this is often the … Read more

It takes imagination to ask questions


Who asks questions? Most often, it’s the little ones. And the big little ones who haven’t bowed to the pressure to grow up and conform. Yet if we don’t ask questions, we don’t believe that we or the world could be different. And that takes imagination. ~ This week’s On Being Podcast with adrienne maree … Read more

The gift of wonder


Do you ever feel a pang of disappointment when someone says ‘Oh, I know all about that’, and closes the conversation down? It might be because you feel belittled as if your contribution doesn’t count. Or equally, it could be because you feel a tinge of sadness in the presence of a closed mind — … Read more

Opening our imagination to possibilities


Our imagination is awesome. Through it we can shape and explore possibilities that don’t yet exist. We can feast on wonder and delight in curiosity without limits. Yes, facts are important but they don’t lead us there. “Possibilities are always more interesting than facts. We shouldn’t frown on facts, but our world is congested with … Read more