Writing can be transformative. The core intention of writing on Breangelo.net is to explore what helps us “Breathe the change we want to see in the world”.
This blog started two and a half years ago with a seven-week writing challenge and, after a few months of regular posting, it petered out. Writing came to a stand still after a powerful ten-day Vipassana meditation retreat in December 2016. It is not often that one gets radical insights and sometimes these can be derailing. Two year later, after an enriching fallow stretch, where I have been mostly writing by hand in diaries, there is a wish to share some of these insights on this pratform. Three themes thread them together:
- everything is in constant flux,
- important changes have to come from within before they can manifest externally
- and thought is at the core of almost everything we struggle with.
Writing is a special mirror that can uncover our understanding and help us grow. Stay tuned if, like me, you are interested in discovering more meaningful ways to challenge yourself and contribute to making our earth great again.
This quote by the 13th-century poet, Rumi, particularly resonates with the current phase of enquiry :
“Yesterday I was clever,
so I wanted to change the world.
Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”
The intention is there, now let us write the change…