Wild Geese

Lizzie and I were live again this morning, The source for this week’s conversation was Mary Oliver’s powerful poem ‘Wild Geese‘.

We talk about the constraining effects of inner criticism and the limits of our over-effort to be good or strong or loving or clever. And along the way we stumble into some realisations about what’s possible when we learn to trust something other than our own self-judgement, and reach out to others for help.

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2 thoughts on “Wild Geese

  1. Dear Lizzie and Justin

    Once again, thank you for your brave and vulnerable conversation about Wild Geese. I thought I knew this poem pretty well, but you seem to have reflected it back to me and opened up a thousand new angles of possibility in your discussion of it.

    This is amazing and necessary work.

    Thank you again

    Anthony

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