Let’s Make the Last 100 Days of 2021 Count

For many of us, 2021 hasn’t been the easiest of years. On the 23rd of September there will be 100 days remaining of 2021. Let’s make the most of the last 100 days. If there is a challenge you wish to overcome, such as a bad habit, addiction or weakness. The next 100 days could [...]

What Does Spirituality Mean for You?

What does spirituality mean for you? This is a question I had asked myself and soon after someone asked me this question too. My answer was another question.  Is spiritually either/or- Improving your connection to God/source energyMastering the human existence Surely spirituality is improving your connection to God or source energy (which ever you prefer). [...]

Choose Your Next Words Wisely

When I was at school I struggled with my English classes. Maths just seemed to make more sense and was far more logical for me. As I have got older, I have grown an appreciation of the English language. One aspect I have found particularly interesting are double entendre but rather than the second meaning [...]

One Good Turn

Recently I have taken up woodturning. I really enjoy all aspects of it. I enjoy- Being in nature and finding logs.Using a chainsaw to cut the logs into suitable sizes. Where I cut the logs there is a robin that flutters about and swoops in to catch insects that I disturb.Preparing the wood further with [...]

Accept- Resistance is Futile

How often do you lose something? No matter how hard you search you can not find it. You can search everywhere but to no avail. Yet when you give up and carry on an hour or two later it miraculously turns up. What about if you have a conversation with someone and you try to [...]

Take a look at yourself and then make a change

In a recent meditation, as I was getting into the zone my attention was brought to my relationship to attachment and thus non attachment. All the areas off attachment within myself became clear. Many years ago, my mother told me about non attachment. It seemed to make sense in regards to possessions but I couldn’t [...]

In the Heart of the Alchemist’s Fire

The world we live in can be a very complicated place! It can be scary and overwhelm us. When people live from their heads not their hearts, they make things more complicated. I believe the spiritual journey is of simplifying and purification towards source. It is to remove the separation that has been created and [...]

Victor or Victim

Recently I remembered a conversation I had many years ago. The person I was talking to believed that our past defined who we are now. Their view point caused quite a reaction within me. I did not like it! Surely, we can heal, grow and recover. We are not shackled by our past, or are [...]

18% Grey

Imagine looking at this year, 2020 in 10- or 20-years’ time. What will the history books say or Wikipedia? Who will the victors be and what will their version of history be? The world we live in seems very divided. We are facing challenging times at the moment and there is no clear narrative. There [...]

Dunning–Kruger Effect

In 2009 I needed to use up annual leave before the end of the financial year. I booked two weeks off and two weeks before my holiday I booked a flight to Bangkok, Thailand. The night before I flew out, I booked three nights’ accommodation at a hotel in Bangkok. It was all very last [...]