Ollie Ollie Oxen Free – Creating Safe Space For Those in Hiding

Laura Paisley Beck is among plants as if in hide and seek.

Remember when you were a child playing hide and seek? We learned a phrase to invite all those still in hiding to safely reveal themselves. The phrase I called out was, “Olly Olly Oxen Free.” This centuries old phrase evolved orally into countless incantations but the meaning remains the same: Come out. Be free without […]