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Ring in the New Year with Intention, Clarity and Hope.

Ring in the New Year with Intention, Clarity and Hope.

2017 for me, began in Conakry, the capital city of Guinea, West Africa with a festive soirée that began with a shared meal and had lots of dancing and merry making! 2017 comes to a close celebrating the birth of our first grandchild, Anthony Michael Bayush born on December 14 to Johnny (my son) and […]

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Love. A Noun. A Verb. Love is Gravity. Love Wins.

Love. A Noun. A Verb. Love is Gravity. Love Wins.

The dawn tentatively emerges. The angle of the earth to the sun this time of year softens the light. The trees, whose presence blended into the night sky gradually make their presence known as light increases. I remain astonished at the intricate design of branches and the stark revelation of trees without leaves. Last week […]

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Living into Patience and Tenderness

Living into Patience and Tenderness

Getting back into my groove with writing again. Have spent some amazing and challenging time in the past few months in immersions with communities committed to doing the work internally to build capacity to withstand the enormous discomfort of our times. We know what we know. We don’t know what we don’t know.  Being curious […]

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No Ordinary Time. Alchemy and Love

No Ordinary Time. Alchemy and Love

This is no ordinary time. There is nothing mundane about the space, place or time we are in. It is for me right now, unnerving and unsettling and requires enormous effort to remain grounded and responsive rather than reactionary or turning a blind eye. It appears that rudeness, self righteousness, power plays, lies and lack […]

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2016. Turning 50. Australia, Africa and Speaking Truth

2016. Turning 50. Australia, Africa and Speaking Truth

The year of being all over the map! Literally and metaphorically. California, Virginia and Washington D.C in the USA, spending a glorious, blessed, memorable two weeks with beloved family in Brisbane, Australia and getting on a plane (and then more planes) Monday to head to Guinea, West Africa. I love travel for many reasons, one […]

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Choosing Love. Choosing Connection.

Choosing Love. Choosing Connection.

   I have felt lately like I am being swallowed whole by the overwhelming fear, mistrust, divisiveness and polarization that is our current state of affairs. This state is unlikely to reverse unless courageous beings grounded in compassion, peace and love show up committed to building bridges, cultivating relationships, listening deeply, witnessing the suffering of […]

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