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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 […]

We live in a state of constant flux, yet we suffer with dreams of permanence. We are like flowers who never knew that we were OKAY, so constantly search for external colour and reach for unreachable dreams. We are like […]

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 […]

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 […]

I breathe in and I breathe out. Another day, another bomb. More senseless violence. Beirut burning, not many caring (the day before the Paris attacks, a bomb killed at least 43 and wounded over 200 in Beirut). In Baghdad, 26 […]

Mature understanding is that love comes from a neutral space. Nature itself is transpersonal, it does not judge, nor does it have any inherent prejudices. All of life dances in creation in perfect harmony with all things seen and unseen, […]

The United States has the highest numbers of people (per capita) in prison in the world! It has nearly 5 percent of the world’s population yet currently imprisons nearly 25 percent of the world’s prisoners.  1 in every 31 adults in the USA […]

Are we in control of life – are we in control of our lives? I’ve pondered on this question, and it seems to me that anything that happens to us can occur on various levels on a continuum between good, […]

“Be still. Stillness reveals the secrets of eternity.” ~ Lao Tzu Suffering is ubiquitous. Many lose hope and remain addicted to their cravings. Society is a confusing place to understand in 2014. Prime time ratings dictate what’s for dinner, and […]