Making space for wonder


What might happen if we made space for wonder? If we stopped filling our minds to overflowing. And if we opened our souls to something bigger.

On being above the line


The chill of the fog hung in the valley like a cold weight. And walking up to the boy’s fields, higher on the hillside, felt laboured. Until I passed the line where the sun broke through. Slanting across the valley from the other side, it brought everything to life. And me to warmth. Nothing changed, … Read more

Creating space for beautiful questions


Beautiful questions need room to breathe. These are the ones that open up our world rather than closing it down. That inspires hope, yet do so graciously and gracefully. Not pushing us into a corner but inviting us into wide-open spaces. Beautiful questions remind us that we are whole beings, becoming from the inside out. … Read more

You, me and the powerful space between us


If I don’t speak, you can’t hear me. If I don’t listen, then I can’t see you, and I’m making up a story about who you are. Yet, the space between us is not an empty void. It’s full of potential. Of possibilities, and grace and hope. But only if we positively engage with its … Read more

Being present together


Why fill up the space?Let’s breathe together instead… If we sit together, especially in companionable silence, our breathing tends to synchronise over time. Interesting, isn’t it? The research suggests this isn’t the result of intention, merely of proximity and the absence of words we use to occupy the gap. I wonder if this has wider … Read more

Honouring the space between us


The pandemic has brought a new awareness of the space between us. The distance we stand apart. Yet, it has also underlined the connection between us as people. What we share, whether we can see it or not. In particular, it is the sense of belonging, of not being whole on our own, which is … Read more