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There are moments in life, I’m glad, that are mostly beyond words, when the feeling in the belly and heart, is utterly simple and clear and powerful. It is the landscape beyond, as Rumi says, “right-doing and wrong-doing.” I’ve been in this these last several days with the men of Soultime, and with the friendship that is the Comox Valley.… Continue reading
I’m coming up from four days in circle with men. It is a retreat called Soultime. Held in the woods of Bowen Island, in a yurt. It is a time to lose ourselves, this time eleven of us, in a mythic story, exploring our learning that connects to that story. It is a time to listen well together, welcoming the… Continue reading
It was so much fun to meet and talk with Myriam Hadnes, a facilitator and group process person and host of a podcast about making workshops work. Myriam is based in Amsterdam.
- transparency in meetings, honesty in meetings
- a difference between spread-sheet brains and… Continue reading
It’s 18 minutes, a film from National Geographic, about a project to track and reclaim and heal. It’s searching for wrecked slave ships from Africa to both South and North America.
Over a four hundred year period, there were about 35,000 voyages where the cargo was slaves. About one thousand of those ships sank in voyage.
When colonialism and slavery… Continue reading