Forgetting is Forgiving

If you haven’t forgotten you haven’t forgiven. That’s a statement right? Forgiveness is something I have been challenged in greatly of late. What is there to forgive? Why should I forget? I can pardon wrongs done to me by others, I can pardon unacceptable behaviour. I can make excuses and say that the other was in their special space, perhaps it was baggage, their buttons were pushed, or even yes their hormones were too strong. In any way it wasn’t Read More

Your power and the story you tell yourself

We live in a society that lauds the achievement of the few. In fact we could even say that with the advent of social media and pulp programming we are living in a society where we laud the celebrity who hasn’t achieved anything of note or any given any measured contribution to society. Our networks are full of people who look a certain way, earn a certain amount or say a certain thing. None of which contributes to the collective Read More

Recognising the Gift when it comes.

I recently had the pleasure to sit with a good friend at a waterfall in the southwest of France. While we were there a beautiful butterfly landed on her finger. I spent the next 20 minutes to half an hour cracking out of a circle of amazement, and fun, and taking many photos. I wondered why nature was so kind to give her this beautiful gift of a butterfly. At one point I had to brush a horse fly off Read More