The older I get
the more I understand that wisdom does not reside in my head
it is in my gut
and how my body
to fully experience
itself is part
of the wider web
that is the trees
cannot be colonised or bought… Read more
The many stories of covid
I’ve always been a reader and a writer filling exercise books of horse and ballet stories when I was young. But it was when my parents got divorced that I learned for myself, what I would later learn to be postmodernism, deconstructivism at university. I learned from my parents that there were multiple narratives.
My… Read more
Women’s Wisdom – How we create magic in the world.
Where and how do we connect with wisdom?
I know one man who is a sufi and goes on retreats in the Alps for a week.
I know some men who make a monthly commitment to running a sweat-lodge.
I have met a swami who travels the world sharing his meditations and wisdom.
I know … Read more
Torn – Diving into the tear
Last week I wrote about how torn I felt about not going to the sweatlodge and it was one of those blogs which hit a chord with a number of women.
Thank you to those of you who replied because those conversations and email exchanges have helped me think about this some more. Thank … Read more
Suffering, wisdom and compassion
A couple of people got in touch after the last blog wondering how and if they should tell their story. These on one hand are normal people, raising families, going to work, living life; nothing special. On the other hand, these are people who have really lived through some hard stuff and come out the … Read more
Sweat Lodge For Peace
I’ve been going to a sweat lodge.
A sweat lodge is at one level just a tent with hot rocks in it in the middle of a field filled with about 30 hot, sweaty, muddy people, most of whom don’t know each other.
At another level it is one of the most deeply moving and … Read more