Hope for the future

It is believed that humankind is beginning to awaken spiritually with greater numbers questioning the meaning of life: what is our purpose? why are we here? Consciousness is spreading to a greater number of people. At first glance… Read More

The Benevolent Dictator by Tom Trott

The Benevolent Dictator is released on 1st July 2018   Ben Hollow has a deep desire to make the world a better place and from the age of ten dreamed that one day he would become Prime Minister…. Read More

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

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

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

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

The need to be liked

‘They’ve all got someone else to hate now, haven’t they?’ she (Lily) spoke to Frances softly – The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters. Up to this point in The Paying Guests (page 490) my feelings towards Lily were… Read More

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