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Darkness imprisons us in fear. Love liberates us from this tunnel of despair. In the tunnel, the world makes no sense, and we are brought to a place we would do anything to avoid. Yet, the tunnel is there, it lies […]

Take a moment outside to connect to the ground preferably barefoot, and hug a tree. Take some deep breaths and keep breathing deeply as long as you can. Don’t think of anything, just focus on your breath. Go for regular […]

Beloved. What if you feel you’ve dropped into the depths of darkness and the void of despair? If you are in a tunnel, help is at hand. It’s called “the light.” I know how the tunnel fills us with a darkness so […]

Beloved. Cycles exist outside of us, and within us, too. We are part of these cycles, yet long after we have ceased to exist on this Earth plane, they will continue. We all have our struggles, and nobody is truly […]

Are you being gaslighted? gaslight: manipulate (someone) by psychological means into doubting their own sanity. Gaslighting is a form of narcissistic abuse where a person, by way of manipulation, starts to question their own perception. Does the following seem familiar? “You’re […]

Manchester burns—another wound in humanity’s chest. If our immediate reaction is shock, horror and grief, then perhaps we become angry. This serves a purpose, and it is healthy to be angry when attacked. If we can release our pain, stand […]

Manchester in tears, yet another attack and more senseless violence. I breathe in and I breathe out. Manchester is in chaos as intense energies and raging wings storm the planet whilst some are still sleeping. Is there any sense to be made of […]

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 […]

In a climate of pessimism, spiritual mercenaries of the new age appeal to the hopes and dreams of the despairing. How do we judge capitalism in a spiritual context and the materialism often seen amongst a new breed of people […]

“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 […]