White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht

  Hana is sixteen and living on Jeju, an island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula in the south, which is under Japanese occupation. Hana is a haenyeo – a woman of the sea – and spends… Read More

Just a thought?

“History is not just about the evolution of technology; it is the evolution of thought” The Celestine Prophecy – James Redfield. Thoughts are silent, private, but they shape our world. Most of what has happened and is happening… Read More

Law of Attraction

I read recently that there are 36 spiritual laws governing the rules of life on Earth, one of these being the Law of Attraction. The premise of this law is that whatever you focus on you attract into… Read More

How dare she?

“Life is my school, and I’m here to learn” Shakti Gawain. Every experience has something to teach us. Today I woke in a good mood twenty minutes before my alarm was due to ring. I got out of… Read More

Not minding what happens

There is a lovely story in Eckhart Tolle’s book A New Earth about a gathering of people who have gone to listen to Krishnamurti speak in order to gain some understanding of how to achieve peace and enlightenment. “I… 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

The Golden Apples of the Hesperides

“There are persons, who, without ever having any external signs of selfishness, are intensely selfish in their spiritual aspirations.” The Labours of Hercules by Alice A Bailey. Those on the spiritual path may find the esoteric study of… Read More

Bucket List

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen”. Michael Jordan. I went to a friend’s BBQ last Sunday – and, yes, it was pouring with rain just about lunch time but… Read More

The need to be right

“Dumbledore says people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right” – J K Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. I mentioned in a previous blog ‘Obstacle to enlightenment’ that the biggest… Read More

Karma – How fair is that!

“It is always sensible to have a credit in the karmic bank to draw on in time of need.” – A Little Light on the Spiritual Laws by Diana Cooper Sitting in Costa last week on the pretext… Read More