There’s Always a Reason

  How true! But it’s hard to be compassionate when someone is so difficult. An ageing aunt of whom I was very fond, called me at five o’clock in the morning distressed because she was having difficulty breathing…. Read More

Another You by Jane Cable

Marie Johnson is head chef at The Smugglers, a pub in Dorset she owns and runs with her estranged husband Stephen and their son Jude . The breakdown of their marriage – caused by Stephen having a number… Read More

Does life reflect your inner emotions?

As Within, so Without  – Is your life a reflection of the way you think, feel and behave? If, like me, you are striving to make sense of life here on Earth then this spiritual law – As… Read More

Synchronicity or just coincidence?

Synchronicity: “The simultaneous occurrence of events which appear significantly related but have no discernible causal connection” – www.oxforddictionaries.com I recently read a book called Synchrodestiny by Deepak Chopra explaining that there is no such thing as coincidence; events are… Read More

Do we need to believe in an elusive spiritual world to benefit from spiritual practice?

A spiritual practice or spiritual discipline (often including spiritual exercises) is the regular or full-time performance of actions and activities undertaken for the purpose of inducing spiritual experiences and cultivating spiritual development – Wikipedia  The above gives a… Read More

Is it possible to make the wrong decision?

Hindsight would tell us that we frequently make wrong decisions but is this really so? “If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward you for one… Read More

Having difficulty meditating? Read on…

I have discovered over the years there is a lot of misunderstanding about the practise of meditation. Like many, when I first began, I thought the aim was to be free of thought, to zone out and go… Read More

Get out of that rut!

“Anytime you are unhappy in the present or feeling unsuccessful, it is time to learn from the past or plan for the future.” The Present by Spencer Johnson There comes a time in everyone’s life when they are… Read More

It’s Just an Opinion!

“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet”  Mahatma Gandhi I love this quote. My interpretation is that I will not let anyone hurt or upset me with their opinions and judgements. After… Read More

Just be yourself

“When I am an old woman…I shall go out in my slippers in the rain”  –  When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple by Jenny Joseph. I remember this poem from when my daughter was… Read More