Connecting local responses around the world
I learned about this in a session on Saturday.
As Laura Simm described the story of the rose in her garden and what it means to her - I was overpowered by the emotions I felt. For one, I could feel the powerful bond she had with her grandmother; at the same time feeling a sense of loss that I had nothing similar to hold on to. It was a very visceral reaction - happiness and sadness at the same time.
As we continued on the storytelling and relating journey - I was amazed at the power that stories hold, which I had never considered previously. Atleast not consciously.
Some of the takeaways for me -
At the end of the session, it felt like Laura have weaved a thread that connected me to you all as if we were all beads on her story necklace - it was very beautiful.