Good words to walk with


Making good trouble starts with creating good words. Not flashy, arrogant words that say look at me. Nor timid words that drain us of hope. But good words, shaped with purpose, that sees the others and invites them along.

A different quality of space


As I started to explore those who could be described as quiet disruptors, I realised that perhaps they occupied a different kind of space. Yes, they are thoughtful and reflective, and probably gravitate towards the edge rather than the middle of contemporary culture. Yet they are also driven to step out of their comfort zone … Read more

What makes your heart sing?


Pay attention to the little things. They may not shout, but they do create a beautiful harmony. And as you tune into the presence of yourself, in your landscape, you will notice what makes you come alive. The song your heart wants to sing, which is the song the world waits to hear.

Embodying shape and purpose


Pondering the questions that shape and ultimately define us has taken me to deeper places. And I’m grateful. Letting this question do its work has the sense of the sculptor chiselling away to reveal the form within the rock. It’s not what it looks like from the outside. And the idea of form itself is … Read more

Celebrating the youness of you


In this somewhat dismal time, a good friend shared one of Gideon Heugh’s poems with me. It cut through the enclosing greyness with a shaft of glorious light that fed my soul. And I didn’t want to keep it to myself. You You are a wild and gleeful thing,nudged by lavish gracetowards all the astonishments,and … Read more

Why are we here?


Perhaps in this strange gap in time, it is helpful to revisit our stories about why we are here and where we belong. Being grounded in a time of turbulence.