Tag archive: beliefs

and that was 2012… far out!!!

TweetRemember this feeling a year ago:   I’m wondering now if 2011 got the better deal after all. Let’s not recount the many local, national and global dramas and their horrific impacts.  But I so want to speak to the suffering of so many individuals, not least in their wondering “Why?!”  (Or as some of…

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The Amazing You!

TweetWhen we start letting go of the negative thoughts and judgments we have about ourselves (and others), not only can we have more energy to focus on the positive, but in fact we must fill up this new space.  A void created by departing negative thoughts will quickly refill with new ones – not to mention…

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Global Citizenship

TweetA word in favour of contribution. Whether or not you think in terms of your vision being global or local, designed to impact the lives of others or just your own, everything you do does impact globally, and does impact the lives of others. I love the theory of the butterfly effect, which you can…

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Vision and Purpose

TweetVision and Purpose. Common enough words these days, but pretty difficult to figure out.  There’ve been so many words like this used and misused in corporate circles and the ‘happiness’ industry, that it’s any wonder some value remains in them today. They are though important and useful words.  They can provoke a wide range of definitions, so…

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Why I wrote a novel, and why I’ll write another.

TweetWhen one writes – especially something LONG that isn’t part of a thesis one HAS to finish – one does get to wonder WHY?  Why on earth did I start this?  Why am I carrying on?  And then: Why am I going to put myself through all this again? Initially, the adventure was almost entirely…

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Batting 50.

TweetBirthdays have always been a point of reflection for me, especially the big birthdays, the ones with a zero at the end.  So this particular one – today – has provoked a great deal of thought. Firstly, I am truly grateful to have got this far, sans major illness, but certainly with a few crises…

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Meditation as a path to Peace, part I

TweetBy way of introduction, a potted history of my own changing beliefs and views on the Universe. I don’t remember a time when I didn’t believe in God; when I was very little I often dreamed of flying around the skies with God; when I was a young teenager it was my mother’s wish in…

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Many Paths

Tweet“We may liken truth to a mountain, and the various interpretations of that truth to different paths leading up to the summit.  Many people are travelling along these paths, and everyone while he is at the bottom thinks his path is the only one…” Max Heindel was a mystic of sorts, born into the German…

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There’s nothing so true as a good dichotomy…

TweetThe Universe is loaded with contradictions.  There is nothing so close to the Truth – I’ve noticed – I believe – as when opposing views both contain some goodly amount of truth. Creation vs Evolution the greatest case in point.  So much more fun when we think in terms of Creation-Evolution. To be both content and discontent…

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If I lose what I have

TweetIf I am what I have, and I lose what I have, who then am I? Erich Fromm I saw this photo on a Facebook page, seeking to invoke sentiments of love and compassion among that page’s viewers, apparently because this obviously homeless man had a dog that he was caring for.  I assumed that…

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