TMI OR TLI

What’s “Too Much Information” ?

Sitting in a sun-dappled parlour a while ago, some friends and I were talking about TMI and TLI. Too Much and Too Little information. We discovered that we definitely wanted to know more. Where do we look foolish sharing too much – and what does it matter if we do? We all have a private side. Patricia Sun said that we’d do well to decrease the gap between our public selves and private selves. And […]

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Two Stories of Women and Men – Part 3

I participated in a simple and instructive “Listening Circle” at the Systemic Constellations event in Croatia this week. Amid all the goings on with international presenters, most of which were wonderful, and meeting new people from all over, there was this simple space to hear each other. It wasn’t that different from the Listening Circles that I and many of you know, by whatever name they’re called. Places in which your experience and perspective are […]

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women and men part 2

Two Stories of Women and Men – Part 2

In Part 1 I shared two stories of women and men that I’d heard in the previous week. In one story a group of men supported a group of women who were defending a sacred site in Ireland. They stood outside the circle of women, protecting it and this gift was deeply felt by the women. In the other a mixed group of men and women who were exploring inner feelings and new consciousness gradually […]

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two stories of women and men

Two Stories of Women and Men

Two stories of women and men I heard this week got me thinking . The first was told by an Irish friend in an online group conversation when the subject of women and men came up . . . The powers-that-be wanted to build a motorway through one of Ireland’s ancient sacred sites. A woman called on other women to come to the site to stop the work from happening. But not only did she […]

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Listening in to the Listening Circle!

What happens in the Listening Circle This listening circle might be the simplest of all forms for going deep with others. That doesn’t mean it’s easy! Perhaps a metaphor explains it best! It’s as if travelers from many different directions meet at the appointed hour. Perhaps one or two will show up, perhaps many more. Each of us brings a rich experience of being human and it’s our reflection on that personal experience we’re listening […]

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