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As a child, a member of my family would frequently burst into rage. He had bouts of anger so destructive and extreme, he became like a raging inferno. I learnt early on that you cannot reason with emotion. You cannot […]

“Revolution is not a one-time event.” —Audre Lorde It has been interesting to follow the aftermath of the US election. While times of change and upheaval may seem negative, there are far more potential positives to initiate, depending on one’s perception. It […]

I stand before you naked, revealing, strong in my own truth. I am alive with the desire to be myself, to be fully animated and express myself in the world we share. I have clung to limitation so many times […]

We all face hardship and suffering. The idea that we can make a change, an internal shift and in some way transform or transmute our inner experiences, is in itself inspiring. The support we can get from practising visualisation or […]

We glimpse a small moment of time. An eternal flame flickers for an out-breath of the Divine – a flutter of an eyelid in history – and then we are gone. Will this now-moment be filled with abundant light, connection […]

“Spiritual bypassing,” as coined by American author and psychologist, John Welwood, is a “tendency to use spiritual ideas and practices to sidestep or avoid facing unresolved emotional issues, psychological wounds, and unfinished developmental tasks.” (John Welwood) Spirituality’s shadow is more […]

What is the meaning of “Aloha?” Aloha is a traditional Hawaiian greeting for hello and goodbye. The word, aloha is made up of “alo” meaning presence or face, and “ha” meaning breath. Aloha is translated into the “breath of life” […]

Another day, another massacre. An explosion of innocence, as fear spreads to the collective, and darkness falls—there is little escape from the maelstrom. Whether gay, Jewish, Hindu, Western, Christian, Muslim, Buddhist or secular, there is always a new target and […]

The mind projects the universe onto the screen of awareness that is consciousness. The mind is a filter of this consciousness, allowing us access to our soul knowledge and higher knowledge of the realms beyond. The sequencing mechanism is the […]

Dharma is like karma…it’s unavoidable. The moment you’re born, you’re given an identity—a sex and a gender, a race, a name, a nationality, a religion. You’re even given a surname and status based on the family you’re born into. In […]