One Sunday I put the books down, stopped grasping to understand, and spent a day in the bush with Dave for a Soulwork session. It was a leap of faith well rewarded, a day away from the comfortably familiar, glimpsing what’s “dark to the mind, radiant to the heart”. The Soulwork day offered me the space and opportunity to surrender preconceptions about myself, step off my over-examined path, and simply sit back and see what would be revealed. Dave is the perfect guide – relaxed, supportive, experienced but still exploring the path – and the bushland setting a tranquil retreat. I came away raw but euphoric and with a glimpse of a new, sometimes uncomfortable but necessary path toward wholeness. For me there’s no substitute for what the Soulwork day offers. Begin.