Thanks to my dear friend, Pascale Schroen (link to her blog), I have been reintroduced to poetry by Mary Oliver ("Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?") and David Whyte.
Pasci played a recording of David reading his poem The Portrait in our Woman's Circle and our hearts nearly fell out our open mouths:
Takes your breath away, right?
And the next one, Sue Cooper (link) read us during a retreat at the Buddhist Retreat Centre in Ixopo (link) focused on grieving:
I mean, how can this not trigger some recognition of truth?? I reckon Brene Brown would love the references to belonging and living your truth. I know I do.