Threshold

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Thoughts on emerging

Sometimes, we’re tempted to settle once we’ve crossed a costly threshold. We’re relieved and can relax. But that wasn’t the purpose of getting over the line. It was to walk on. To find out why we’re in this new place or phase. Otherwise, the draw of going back might become too alluring.

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A long time in coming

I’m reading Oliver Burkeman’s outstanding book 4000 Weeks: Time and How to Use It. It’s a long time in coming – both in terms of his journey to writing it and my waiting for the right time to sit with its pages. And I’m not disappointed. It is beautifully written and full of both resonance …

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Now is the time to pause

We need to pause when we cross a threshold of endings and beginnings. Even if momentarily. Not because of indecision or reticence but because this is a significant step. Endings are important. We are not in charge of their timescale, yet we must honour their process. And likewise, birth rarely comes to order. Yet the …

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