transform and heal
‘We live in a time of
massive institutional failure, collectively creating
results that nobody wants. Climate change. AIDS.
Hunger. Poverty. Violence. Terrorism. The
foundations of our social, economic, ecological and
spiritual well-being are in peril.’ (Otto Scharmer,
Scharmer captures well the dilemma of many people today
attributing the resultant despair to a loss of
connection with the underlying ‘Source’, which gives
meaning and purpose to life. This loss however is not a
product of our times only. Speaking 700 years ago
Meister Eckhart wrote:
‘Commerce is supported
by keeping the individual at odds with himself and
others, by making us want more than we need, and
offering credit to buy what refined senses do not want.
The masses become shackled; I see how their eyes weep
and are desperate - of course they feel desperate – for
something, for some remedy that a poor soul then feels
needs to be bought.’ (Meister Eckhart)
Most of the people and groups I work with paint vivid
pictures of profound loneliness and crippling isolation
as their core dilemma. Attempted solutions have often
resulted in ultimately damaging and destructive
relationships and behaviours. However, at some point
desire from within awakens the realisation that there is
another more productive way. They initiate a
conversation with me because there is something right
with them rather than something wrong.
and empathic listening have the capacity to heal and
restore. Words weave webs of connection that form
bridges for meaning and emotional relationship. They
offer an opportunity to re-connect with our Source, to
remember who we are and to restore our lives to their
can be a great help – words.
They can become the
spirit’s hands and lift and caress you.’ (Meister
Conversations heal by replacing the internal destructive
voices of judgement, cynicism and fear with the
resourceful voices of acceptance, hope and compassion.
Bobby Moore Consultancy is at the service of
conversations for individual and collective
transformation whether in therapy, supervision,
organisational change or participative action research.
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