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The English sequel to 'The courage to be me'
How do you follow-up 'The courage to be me?'. In 2021 I built my answer to that question. I wanted to create something that had just as much heart as the book but could take the material further and offer people some pragmatic steps on their healing journey.
My story continues...
I'm writing a new chapter in my life that I hope one day will become another book. In September 2021 my partner and I left our home, put all of our belongings in storage, and started travelling around the UK in our gorgeous sign-written van.
Our hope is that the end of this road we will open a retreat centre for our work somewhere in the UK countryside. A space for survivors. A space for activists. A space where nature can help us on our path. Until then, we are travelling and holding circles around the question 'How do people heal from injustice?'.
Once again I find myself humbled in the presence of others.