Not-doing – glimpse 5

Another snapshot from my MA dissertation, written in 2017. In my longing for some time to pause, I didn’t want or imagine that it would come via a global pandemic, and yet here we are, here I am… As my eyes have been opened to my own striving doings, I have noticed...

Not-doing – glimpse 4

I am precious. I cherish who I am. I can feel some discomfort even as I type these words. I believe them, that is, I think they are true, yet I definitely don’t always feel them. It’s really helpful for me to remember that the feelings are not the most important...

Not-doing – glimpse 3

A third snapshot from my dissertation… _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ I sit down to write this section, prompted by my return from a beautiful walk. I walked a familiar circular route near my...

Not-doing – glimpse 2

Another snapshot from my MA dissertation on the topic of ‘not-doing as a way of being’, shared with trust that you, the reader, can piece this bricolage together, can make connections and touch the wholeness of the essence of this story in order to form meaning…...

Not-doing – glimpse 1

In 2017, I wrote my dissertation for my Master’s Degree in Transformative Practice on the topic of ‘not-doing as a way of being’. I wrote this not just to fulfil the requirements of my course but because I wanted to share a story that would resonate with others, to...
I am precious and so are you

I am precious and so are you

I am precious. I cherish who I am. I can feel some discomfort even as I type these words. I believe them, that is, I think they are true, yet I definitely don’t always feel them. It’s really helpful for me to remember that the feelings are not the most important...