By Sam Sheppard
It’s the 4th May: International Star Wars Day. May the Fourth be with you.
Have you ever thought how the links between the hope, positivity, and community of the Star Wars films overlap with those within the birth world? The Force is like our instincts – we can all be guided by our own needs if we stop and listen to what our bodies are actually telling us and not to unwanted advice. Our patience and just ‘being’ is enough – in fact it’s more than enough.
In ‘The Force Awakens, Rey tells us that she knows ‘all about waiting’. As do doulas. Being able to wait and be guided by the people we support is one of our greatest gifts. Being able to truly listen, the other. How many people often feel truly heard? When you are, how positive do you feel after?[Read more…] about A New Hope