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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…


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…


Waking Up

TweetI have fallen for Anthony de Mello: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_de_Mello Few people will consistently learn to operate at a higher level of consciousness than asleep, the level they’re born with.  Waking Up isn’t actually so easy. I have learnt that the simplest, most effective key is to open your heart, for which you must ask the assistance of God,…