Tag Archives: mindfulness

Anam Cara: One-on-One Sessions

I’ve been asked many times if I offer online coaching or counselling sessions for individuals. In a few cases, I have provided some informal one-on-one explorations. Yet, I have understood that my calling is focused on small groups and to serve as a guide and facilitator in these encounters, rather than with individuals. Many times […]

The Art of Open Questions

How do I ask questions that serve another? What do open and expansive questions feel like? Where do these questions come from? In the quiet circles I facilitate, online exclusively this past year, I guide participants in a process of learning how to ask the questions that serve another in accessing inner wisdom. The practice […]

Soul-Navigating in China

“We all have an inner wise navigator that is reliable and trustworthy. Our mystical traditions are unanimous that we all have a still point: a raised perch on the boat from where our soul-navigator can calmly whisper to us… where we are… and describe the vision of the island beyond the horizon, even when we […]

Wholeness and Drill Rigs

No matter how much one may love the world as a whole, one can live fully in it only by living responsibly in some small part of it. Where we live and who we live there with define the terms of our relationship to the world and to humanity. We thus come again to the […]

Beyond the Border

I’ve heard it said that one cannot see any borders between countries from Earth’s orbit. It is very true that the dark black lines I can see in my atlas, which divide up people into coloured nation states, are not visible from above. Yet, borders are still quite real. They may indeed be invisible from […]