Structure, ground, identity

Real confidence comes from having a deep sense of groundedness. A certainty about structures, relationships and your own identity within them.

To know that you are loved. That you love someone as-is. That your love contains the trees, the stars, the dolphins. Earth.

To know that you have intrinsic value and worth, without doing anything. That there is a rightness to Universe that is beyond comprehension.

To trust in the larger, forever unknown pattern of patterns.

There is a shape to this knowing. An integrity. 

If you pause long enough you know when it is there, and when it is not.

If you lose your way, pausing, breathing, sensing into the edges, the shape, the pattern, will reveal the next step.

Not separate, breathing together with the waves.

Photo taken August 5th 2020

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About Christine McDougall


As the Founder and Chief Steward of – Christine works with leaders and enterprises globally who have a commitment to being the pioneers of enterprise change. Christine has the ability to completely re-imagine business, its role in our world, and its potential for a future for all humans. She experiences a deeper level of truth through applying synergetics (Buckminster Fuller’s anticipatory design science) and the working laws of Universe to enterprise design and human co-ordination. She has a way of articulating this so others can see it as well. Christine questions the most basic assumptions that drive our complex systems and can map that back to what is needed today. To learn more visit

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