Community action

Unlike Me

A kind of poem, memoir and statement of an evolving feminism and poetic activism rolled into one. And today… there are some unseen peacemakers in the world who, like the artist or the healer, drink the poison (the shadow, the unlike, the toxic waste) of a place, country or culture to hopefully open our eyes,…

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The Moving Archetype – 24th June-1st July 2016

The yoga and dialogue workshop I’m leading with Sue Claire Morris in the beautiful Pelion region of Greece still has spaces. Below are some reflections on what we will be exploring through movement and archetypes. For information and booking see http://www.kalikalos.org/movingarchetypes. A prevailing ‘moving archetype’ of this era is that of the immigrant, the homeless person.…

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Deeper into authentic action

I have no source from these quotes but wanted to share them…”The deeper I go into practice the less I’m prepared to act in ways that diminish my sense of purpose in the world.” And “Salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.” A beautiful spurring on into action that is not cluttered by…

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Brave and lovely things

“Seek to do brave and lovely things that are left undone by the majority of people. Give gifts of love and peace to those whom others pass by”.(Paramahansa Yogananda)

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Service as Joy

I slept and dreamt that life was joy I awoke and saw that life was service I acted and. behold, service was joy. Rabindranath Tagore

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Be the Change

This book by Trenna Cormack is the one to read if you’ve run dry of inspiration or find yourself wondering where to go next. It tells the stories of various people who have dedicated their lives to change the world. It’s called Be The Change rather than Do The Change because most of these stories,…

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