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rest in the allowing

“Seeking doesn’t end by finding. Seeking just ends. It ends when our awareness comes to rest in the peaceful depths of our essential nature.” – Frank Ostaseski The greatest gift I am going to give myself in 2018 is this, the end of seeking and… Read More

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MLK + Ubuntu + Gandhi

“As I delved deeper into the philosophy of Gandhi, my skepticism concerning the power of love gradually diminished, and I came to see for the first time its potency in the area of social reform,” King wrote. “Prior to reading Gandhi, I had about concluded that… Read More

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working it out

Sitting in our hotel room in London after traveling for a month across Kenya and Pakistan I turn to Amal and share with her that, “I feel like a million puzzle pieces thrown and scattered into the air.” When asked why I feel this way… Read More

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the ‘not yet’

I recently wrestled a few restless nights, my ego and fear not letting me sleep. I picked up an old book, one of my favorites, The Inner Voice of Love by Henri J.M. Nouwen. I read the following and it spoke deeply to my current… Read More

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photos of africa…

Taking some time to go through photos from last years December trip to Kenya.  So many memories, time with Ubuntu Tribe members introducing them to our impact programs, a few nights out in Nairobi, hikes out into the Great Rift Valley and time out on… Read More

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small wins

Reflecting today on one of our UBUNTU Mums, Miriam, photographed here inside her home on my latest trip to Kenya. Miriam has been sewing and hand making products at UBUNTU for about the last 5 years. She is a peaceful, quiet, gentle spirit with a… Read More

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writing to heal

“Emotional upheavals touch every part of our lives. You don’t just lose a job, you don’t just get divorced. These things affect all aspects of who we are – our financial situation, our relationships with others, our views of ourselves, our issues of life and… Read More

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zazzle in africa

“The irony is that we attempt to disown our difficult stories to appear more whole or more acceptable, but our worthiness, even our wholeheartedness, actually depends on the integration of all of our experiences, including the falls.” — Brené Brown What a journey the first… Read More