Tag archive: peace

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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Meditation as a Path to Peace, Part II

TweetPart I of this post is here. A definition of meditation, for which I insert Wikipedia’s introduction (ref): Meditation is a practice in which an individual trains the mind and/or induces a mode of consciousness to realize some benefit, although it can be argued meditation is a goal in and of itself. The term meditation refers to a broad variety of practices…

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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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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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Meditate Profoundly

TweetThe power that underlies all things in the Universe – whether you think of that as Light, Love, God, Energy or the Divine – gives us life, health and abundance. When we connect with that power – or with He/She – then we come in contact with unending grace, generosity, forgiveness and love, and we…

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The Happiness Industry is making us miserable

TweetThe Happiness Industry is made up of all those books and articles and public speakers and organisations and motivational videos, AND yes, facebook pages, whose focus is about getting us to be happy. Happy, positive, confident.  All good stuff.  And I do believe we should be these things.  Of course. It’s just the whole business…

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