I am fascinated by stories and believe that all stories have layers of meaning. It is interesting to read the responses to your story. My comment follows on from Bill … can our public narratives embody our practice?
Lawrie’s comment raises the interesting question of how we come to know about narratives and practice. My take on CCK08 is that we open ourselves to other stories through each person’s preferred narrative structure and that these narratives give us windows on practice that we can pursue.
Having young children gives you the wonderful opportunity to have innocence and naivety in the midst of profound professional insight. Reading this post leads me to believe that is what your practice looks and feels like.