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Strength training for the soul

When we’re building muscle in the gym, we gain strength by breaking the muscle down with exercise and the body then rebuilds it. It’s the same with us.. we gain strength through the breaking, through the challenges, through what life throws at us. One of my favourite authors (and genuine crazy lady) Martha Beck writes: …

You belong to Universe

Buckminster Fuller, the architect, inventor, designer and all round smart guy, was known for popularising the geodesic dome (as used in the Eden Project) and privileged to have the rather odd carbon molecule C60 or buckminsterfullerine (bucky-balls) named after him. However, at one point in his life he was so full of despair and self …

Get back up again

  In the film Rocky Balboa, Sly Stallone’s character has this to say to his son “.and the time came for you to be your own man and take on the world. And you did! But somewhere along the line, you changed. You stopped being you. You let people stick a finger in your face …

Dear Human . . .

Dear Human: You’ve got it all wrong. You didn’t come here to master unconditional love. That is where you came from and where you’ll return. You came here to learn personal love. Universal love. Messy love. Sweaty love. Crazy love. Broken love. Whole love. Infused with divinity. Lived through the grace of stumbling. Demonstrated through …

Minion wisdom . .

I posted this picture to my Facebook feed today.. and once I’d posted it, it made me stop and think. You know who our most ferocious critic is? The one who sits in judgement every single moment of the day, looking at our shortcomings, seeing how we measure up? Who is it that looks for …