The delight of not being singular


Our English language values precision. Words sit in boxes. And we talk about “dotting the ‘i’s and crossing the ‘t’s.” Yet life is not singular, and neither is action discrete. We live on a connected continuum. I do, and I keep on doing – present continuous. And who I am is an expression of being, … Read more

Opening the door to the peace bringer


What we say in times like these is important. Our words shape what we think about and frame how we feel. And not just us. They colour the world around us. Therefore I wanted to offer words of peace to carry with us over the coming days. IMPRINT OF PEACE There are no limits… Marks … Read more

Radical hope in the dark matter


I smiled. Unlike the human inhabitants of our valley, this buttercup clearly hadn’t read the weather forecast. Yet what a gift for this time of preparation and waiting. Back home, I captured my emerging thoughts on what next as a short manifesto: THE ART OF QUIET DISRUPTION Seeding beautiful wordsis an act of radical hopethat … Read more

Language for a new emergence


Our challenge isn’t to accurately describe what we can see. Instead, it’s the opportunity to capture what we can’t see – yet. And the usual way we use words is woefully inadequate. We need a new language for this emerging now. One which doesn’t try to put us in control, but alongside.