Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… Witnessing the direct, courageous way in which painful issues can be directly addressed and held with clarity, accountability and empathy, and feeling inspired to continue to learn and push through my own fears to nurture more of this skill within myself. Seeing how many of the new ways of thinking and … More Gratitude

Addis

One week ago, I was sitting in a café in OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, my taste buds puzzling over the sour sweetness of over-strong lemonade as I waited for my second flight of the day, set to whisk me across the continent to Ethiopia. I had few clear expectations of the week to … More Addis

Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… Tapping into new pools of knowledge that broaden my perspective. Solitary, reflective walks through unknown streets filled with unfamiliar scents and sounds. Sitting with discomfort, and enjoying the relief that awaits on the other side. Soothing away my loneliness in a hotel room far from home by surrounding myself with the … More Gratitude

Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… Continuing to be caught up in small beauties, every day. Remembering how opening up, even the parts of myself that feel they should be hidden, most often leads to deeper connection, support and insight. The clarity of black and white. Pushing through exhaustion into new waves of energy and optimism. Delighting … More Gratitude