Surely the issue is not about having pride, but how we show we are proud?
We have been guided to discover a different way of being. We have created balance and harmony in our day to day existences. We have received a message and I hope we truly listen to it and learn from it.
My happiness exists in the power I have over what I accept and what I release. I don’t let people take my happiness away from me in the long term.
The ability to be able to laugh at yourself and to laugh alongside others, not at others, is a skill that we do not focus on enough.
My roots give me stability, security and safety.
I am strong-willed. I am fiercely independent. I can be stubborn at times. I stand my ground. I have a fire in my belly when I am determined to do or achieve something. Nothing can stand in my way, as I will find a way around, over or under any obstacles that stand in my way.
Rebels need hope. Rebels need a cause. Rebels need agency.
Compassionate leadership is the most potent way people can deal with what feels frightening and overwhelming and leaders need to focus compassion on all those who are key workers.
I had a beautiful weekend. It was simple, but it made me smile, laugh, cry and embrace the joy in my life. I saw the beauty in each moment and it filled me with optimism for the future.
We are expectant. We have been waiting. Those 9 weeks have felt like 9 months at times. Time has moved slowly. Change has happened rapidly.