• COLOUR MATTERS,  LISTENING

    WALK DON’T RUN : An Invitation

    SLOWING DOWN TIME . Walk slowly .. an invitation Walk don’t run. That’s it.  Walk, don’t run. Slow down, breathe  deeply, and open your eyes because there’s a whole world right here within this one.  The bush doesn’t suddenly catch on fire, it’s been burning the whole time. Moses is simply moving slowly enough to see it. And when he does,he takes off his sandals. Not because the ground has suddenly become holy, but because he’s just now becoming aware that the ground has been holy the whole time. LISTEN But…

  • LISTENING

    Listening as a Child

    THE SACREDNESS OF LISTENING Sacred Listening is, in essence, such a simple process …. to let thoughts fade and bring attention to something subtly felt in the body … acknowledging how it is for me in this moment.  There’s something about it that feels like a re-connection, a re-learning.  Something there that is so honest, devoid of all the complexity our mind associates with learning … …. something so childlike, so tender. Focusing attention on what is there I recognise it in my grandchildren.  How often have I heard the…