The Quality of True Presence

‘Your energy seems very different today’ is a comment that has been said to me quite a lot recently and it is something I notice myself – not in all situations but as an underlying shift.

This energy of course isn’t the level of bounce I have in my step or my lightness of attitude though both of those are effects of this shift that people may be noticing. As I reflect on it, I believe the ‘energy’ is a deeper connection with my soul. A more open flow, a greater allowing of my soul to ‘be in the driving seat’ of my life.

In practise, this opening and allowing is not an easy journey. We are required to challenge our habits and patterns, our engrained thoughts and beliefs, and to make adjustments – both micro and macro – to the way we utilise the core traits of our personality. By actively acknowledging the role of our soul and its qualities – love, beauty, compassion, openness, willingness and so many more – we radiate a different energy.

And it is this radiation that touches people.  The radiation that comes from our beingness, not our doingness.  It builds connection, it enables relationship, it builds networks of subtle energy that elevate us to a new level. We become truly present to ourselves and with the other or others.

Imagine a world where we were all radiating – where our soul qualities were shining from us and we were able to connect with all people on a subtle yet profound level, filled with love.

Imagine the sense of well-being, of warmth and, dare I say it, joy that would emanate. Imagine the wisdom that would flow through us and one to the other.

This is a world I would love to inhabit. 


Lorraine Flower
Lorraine Flower
As a Corporate change agent, consultant, coach and mentor Lorraine founded azzur and is completely transparent about the spiritual principles on which it operates. Alongside her 18 years as azzur’s founder, Lorraine brings 20 years' service industry experience to bear through her senior leadership roles at British Airways (BA) and Great North Eastern Railway (GNER). It is Lorraine's belief in individual and organisational power for good that gives azzur its raison d'etre. azzur and Lorraine specifically has worked with clients across the business spectrum from financial services, to retail and transport to healthcare an in both the public and private sectors. azzur is focused on developing contemporary, spirited leadership capability, and organisations built on inspiring purpose, empowering cultures and a powerful vision and values. She is championing new models of leadership and organisational development founded on the principles of conscious leadership and writes extensively on these topics.She is a member of a number of global spiritual groups and communities serving the greater good of Humanity and the planet. She works and studies extensively in developing and exploring conscious leadership believing that business leaders are key players in transforming the well-being of the planet and humanity as a whole.

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  1. I love this Amy and yes what a world it could be if only……. I am old and have seen a lot and I would ask you to consider that without tears there would be no laughter, without sorrow there would be no joy. I have walked the darkest road only to find the brightest light. I love your message and I am sharing to many.

  2. …and this is the world you are creating, Lorraine … this is the world we are all creating as we learn to lovingly embrace all aspects of ourselves with compassion. This is the world that emanates from the inside out – as it is doing now – which is reflected in all the dualities presenting themselves so clearly in our outer world. Yes, the world you are helping to manifest is the world us dreamers know exists – and that’s what keeps all of us journeying deeper into ourselves, to unify our opposites and allow our soul’s essence to fly freely through every cell of our body – shining our Being-ness out into the world – from the inside out 💖