Soil. Soul. Society: In Conversation with Satish Kumar

Soil Soul. Society: In Conversation with Satish Kumar. You are warmly inited to join us for this wonderful talk by Satish Kumar. Peace-pilgrim, life-long activist, and former monk, Satish Kumar has been inspiring global change for over 50 years. Now in his 80’s,...

Ready to start healing from Shame?

Shame is the ultimate painful story. It has us believe at the core of our being that there is something wrong with us. It whispers and sometimes shouts that we’re not good enough. It tells us we’re bad, we’re broken, and that we don’t deserve love, because we’re...

Seeking the truth

I heard this quote last night at the very end of a powerful and at times very disturbing film. The character is in a courtroom setting, and he is talking about ‘the truth’ and where and how we seek ‘the truth’.   We often confuse our...

Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu has been a profound inspiration in my journey towards understanding and living a life of forgiveness and compassion.       His work and life were an embodiment of joy and peace and the gifts which he offered so abundantly and gracefully with the global...

An Ode to my father

My father died suddenly on the 21st of December 1992. I was a student at University studying to be a Lawyer, and was on my way home on the train for Christmas.   My father would normally pick me up from the station. Instead, my brother Andy was there. Right there on...

Reclaiming our light-understanding and healing from shame

Shame – we’ve all felt it, but for some of us its power becomes all-consuming. Until we’ve looked it in the eye, and consciously refused to believe its words, our lives will be shaped, shrunk, and dictated by it. Only when we heal from shame can we become who we’re...