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It dawned on me, out walking yesterday, that the world of The Shadow, or ‘The Shadowlands’, isn’t something that I can just briefly visit as a ‘self-development exercise’, not if I hope to learn anything from it. And I can’t just examine ‘my shadow’ in isolation either. Because it doesn’t live in isolation or come… Continue reading Facing the Shadows
Our feelings are like the weather. They come and go. Sunshine follows rain, which follows sunshine, which follows rain. The ground around us freezes, snow falls…sometimes we are buffeted by gales, deluged by hail…sometimes storms appear, rage and subside again…or lightning strikes…then sunshine follows…then rain. To want or expect otherwise is to set ourselves up… Continue reading There is no such thing as 'Bad Weather'
After 3 years of Camino walking, volunteering and hiking some pilgrimage routes in far-off lands, I decided that it was time to pause and reflect. In January ’19 chance brought me to a natural paradise island, the smallest inhabited Canary Isle on the edge of the Atlantic, for a 6 week voluntary placement. And it was here… Continue reading The Season of Letting Go