Tuesday, March 2, 2010

The deep essence of what it means to live on Bowen

Please just read these notes, a near verbal transcript of a conversation at one of our monthly dialogue sessions, where four people told their stories of coming to Bowen and why they love it and what it means:

What Do We Appreciate About Living on Bowen?

A snippet:

Bowen Island provides the sanctuary to experiment, we came here for personal reasons and we are doing a fair bit. We’re getting past the personas we had to take on to survive in our ‘former’ lives. Now I’m trying to learn who I am. For thirty years I have been wearing all these roles, that don’t really fit me very well. This place gives us the opportunity to rediscover what’s important.