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Reflections on Holidays, and the Year, Past

Reflections on Holidays, and the Year, Past

Dec 29 2020

Last Christmas, my family and I were deeply ensconced in life in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. We decided to visit family in the U.K. for six weeks at the end of January. And here we are 11 months later still in the U.K. looking out of our window on a bleak midwinter scene of rain and bare trees in the City of Coventry, a place that we never had any intention of visiting, let alone living.

Raise Your Hand If You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Raise Your Hand If You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Nov 30 2020

If you had to sum up this year in one word, what would that word be? For me, based on what I keep bumping into regularly, that word would be ‘overwhelmed’. While the press often refer to the impact of these times as the worst in ‘peacetime’, these are not peaceful times.

A Season of Transformation

A Season of Transformation

Oct 05 2020

Without so much of the ‘usual’ noise to distract us, many blindspots have been obliterated. What can we now see clearly? What truths about ourselves and our world have we met eyeball to eyeball? And what do we do now?

Playground Leadership

Playground Leadership

Sep 09 2020

It is a frightening time for many with not only a deadly virus spreading around the globe, but also, leaders who openly flaunt human rights and democracy, with nothing served but their own self-interests. So where is the hope and where are all the great leaders?

My True Names – George Floyd, Derek Chauvin

My True Names – George Floyd, Derek Chauvin

Jun 11 2020

This blog post was originally posted on June 10th, 2020 by Rebecca Krantz on her personal blog. Reprinted with permission from Rebecca Krantz and Dr. Adrienne Hampton.

Brave New World

Brave New World

May 18 2020

The U.K. was put into lockdown on 23 March in an unprecedented step to attempt to limit the spread of coronavirus. As we move into week 9 of the crisis, government focus is shifting from the health dangers of the virus and focusing on the consequences of the economic shutdown.

We are all Zen Women

We are all Zen Women

May 04 2020

Rebecca Ryan explores the roles of women in the world of Zen – May 2020 “Where are the women in Zen?” she asked at the…

COVID-19 Grounded

COVID-19 Grounded

Mar 24 2020

Andy Robins talks about ways he is grounding himself and his family during this crisis – March 2020 Over the last week, I’ve written this…

Messages from the Future

Messages from the Future

Mar 17 2020

It’s not often that we get to hear from the future  when we’re facing such disruptive, fluid conditions as we are now. But here’s an…