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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 […]

“Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.” It may not be easy to reflect and review previous choices and the results that followed. It […]

“Your life is truly worth living only when you have found something you can die for.” You tell stories. You believe them. They are just stories you have created, and will continue to create, unless you become “aware” (conscious) or […]

Imagine a Hollywood star, basking in the glory and success of his latest movie golden globe award, yet loving and laughing at fame at the same time, occasionally diffidently, indifferently – wholeheartedly…always with a swagger and marvellous Texan intonation. Matthew […]

Most of the daily challenges we experience as human beings originate from a lack of understanding. The way to cultivate refinement of the mind and uplift the human experience from ignorance and suffering, is to practise dharma. The Buddhist concept […]

A study was done on the dynamics of performance in 1993. Two groups were separated into: Group ONE: Solo pianists playing solo in orchestras in front of hundreds of people. Group TWO: Pianists teaching other people to play. Results: The solo […]

Desire is not wrong in itself. If we desire something, it is a yearning that informs us about ourselves and our choices. It can ignite something within us to be activated, lived and experienced. Indeed, patience in itself can be empowering… […]

You’ve woken up, and suddenly you find, it’s a brand new day…! How do you start your day feeling empowered and good about your world? By taking action towards our goals, we bring ourselves closer to their achievement. Feeling great […]

Question submitted via email: Hi David I”m really enjoying your posts and look forward to receiving them every week! Q: I really hope you will have time to reply to me. I very much appreciate your time. I wanted to […]

You have accepted your LIFE ASSIGNMENT. Now it’s up to you how to fill in the blank canvas…   Good luck! Whatever your personal journey, you are guaranteed an epic adventure.     Remember the oft-quoted words of Joseph Campbell […]

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