The courage of the feminine

Today was a day of generous women… I had several meetings with a bunch of different women – all of whom are courageous and aware and inspirational. What a treat to witness their stories and their thoughts and emotions – a real gift. No surprise that my powers of listening and being present are so much more acute without my own constant internal chatter of stress. So in honour not only of these women but everyone who has momentary insights I came across this beautiful piece by Robert Louis Stevenson:
Give us grace and strength to forbear
and to persevere…
give us courage…
and the quiet mind…

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