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Inner Silence

Here are two poems that hint at inner silence and connection.  Enjoy… Being-ness in Action Realisation of past behavioural patterns, Exposure of my weaknesses and blockages to life Culminate in a spark of understanding.   Then comes the command to … Continue reading

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Musings on Leadership

Ever since I took on the role of co-ordinator of Green and Away, I have worried and agonised over my leadership style.  There are so many ways to lead, some good and some uphelpful and not every style is applicable … Continue reading

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Winter Stillness

Two days ago I went for a walk in Randwick Woods near my home.  There had been snow two days before but now there was bright blue sky and cold still air.  The snow had melted a little and then … Continue reading

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Courage to make a difference

In a recent blog, I mentioned three women who inspired me, Poly Higgins, Clare Dakin and Scilla Elworthy. However they are not the only women who have given me a longing to make a difference to the world. Jay Griffiths … Continue reading

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Be inspired!

Yesterday I was googling information about a speaker for the forthcoming Resurgence Readers Weekend conference due to be held at Green and Away this summer, and it started me thinking about people who inspire me. The speaker I was looking … Continue reading

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What does it feel like to be on a desert retreat?

I have just found this video of Peter Owen-Jones talking about his three week retreat experience in a cave in Sinai.  His recounting of his experience is an inspiration as he relates the significance of taking time out of our … Continue reading

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The Queen of Retreats endorses the Makhad Desert Retreat

The Queen of Retreats has featured the Makhad Desert Retreat on her stunning online magazine. The Queen is Caroline Sylger Jones, a professional author & journalist who recently placed Makhad Retreat as one of the top 20 retreats in the world in her … Continue reading

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