Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

A Quote by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky on still, calm, centeredness, presence, and stillness

When we are able to make ourselves as still within as an untouched mountain lake, we have an exquisite reflection of all that is in and around us.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Source: Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, Pages: 134

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A Quote by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky on presence, awareness, work, calm, effort, and attention

Being present is real work.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Source: Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, Pages: 135

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A Quote by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky on survival, liberation, destruction, self, surviving, and destroying

We will find the key to our liberation only when we accept that what we once did to survive is now destroying us.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Source: Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, Pages: 43

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A Quote by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky on help, assistance, humanity, healing, helping, humbling, and commonality

It can be humbling to realize how much we have in common with those we attempt to help.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Source: Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, Pages: 122

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A Quote by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky on centered, present, change, and presence

If we are to contribute to the changes so desperately needed in our agencies, communities, and societies, we must first and foremost develop the capacity to be present with all that arises, stay centered throughout, and be skilled at maintaining an integrated self.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Source: Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, Pages: 18

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A Quote by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky on change, self, transformation, and world

If we can transform ourselves, we have the potential to change the world.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Source: Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, Pages: 19

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A Quote by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky on oppression, alienation, separation, binary, and them

Oppression thrives on misunderstanding, alienation, and us/them binaries.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Source: Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, Pages: 31

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A Quote by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky on change, transform, live, world, life, experience, and transformation

Remember that nothing has to change in the world for us to transform our own life experience.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Source: Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, Pages: 14

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