you gotta rock yourself a little harder

This week, I am running a seminar examining Forgiveness with a group of about 35 people. We’re trying to ask questions about what it looks like in an individual, and whether the individual experience of forgiveness can mean anything for our wider community here in Belfast…Asking questions today, listening to very honest reflections, I am struck by the courage with which many people live. People who speak about a living experience of pain that can resurface easily. It is not a new insight, but today’s recounted stories reminds me that there is so much that we carry – so many unresolved difficulties, so much  potential for destruction, so much hope for dignity, so much bravery in living the everyday, so much meaning and metaphor extracted from complicated narratives.So much goodness surrounds and imbibes us. 

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About Tenx9

Tenx9 is a monthly storytelling night in Belfast where nine people have up to ten minutes each to tell a real story from their lives. @tenx9 or tenbynine.org
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