To Behold With Admiring Heart


The other day while out and about – a swan beside the canal. Fetched up for a feather tidy. What an amazing creature. Huge. Huge feet! Sculptural in form. Incredibly flexible. What a privilege to encounter this creature going about its life on land.

But that we could behold our fellow human thus. To appreciate. To admire. Whatever the shape or condition. To not intrude. Obviously. But to allow the depths of us to meet. And to meet and to meet. With no gaps.

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  1. That’s no easy ‘thing’ to do in my experience as it requires a great deal of awareness. And yet given time and upon reflection maybe we do all meet each other this way more often than we know.

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