I got what I wanted: a lesson about “being” before “doing”. A slow paced experience in a fast forward world, with wonderful partners: people and horses.

It’s been an unusually busy project calendar during the 4 weeks before my attendance to the EAHAE conference.

Our team’s decision was to attend the workshop on the Thursday before the conference, so we set out one day earlier than previously planned.  I was looking for a break, a few days when I could breathe in and out without watching the clock and paying attention to others’ needs.

Jackie offered me a full-size gift through the workshop on Thursday.

First, it was the request to contribute with the one word I felt best described my intention for the day. The Romanian words for Thank you popped out of my heart and curiously enough I simply accepted it and said it out loud before I had the chance to ask myself “what am I thankful for?”

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