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 [...]

Let the Right One In

In vampire folklore, vampires cannot enter your house unless invited in or permission is given. Once in, they would suck the victim’s blood, draining them of their life force and energy. This is true with so many other aspects of negativity. Why I write about this is so that we become aware of the negativity [...]

The Sacred Cross

The Cross is one of the most famous religious symbols. In Christianity the Cross is a representation of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and reminds Christians of God's love in sacrificing his own son for humanity. The cross also predates Christianity in various forms.   The Ankh The Ankh is an Egyptian symbol. It is also [...]

Who am I?

It was the morning after a very intense mediation class, I was looking out the window watching the birds feed rather than get ready for work. For some reason I questioned my identity. My immediate reaction was that I do not have one. This answer sparked an uncertainty but before any fear set in I [...]

Spiritual Maturity

In popular Psychology there is an idea called Transactional Analysis. This was proposed by Eric Berne in 1957. In Transactional Analysis behaviour and communication is generally from one of three states- Child, Adult and Parent. Often it is represented with this chart- The Parent talks down to the Child The Child talks back up to [...]

May the Force be with you

Growing up in the 1980s I loved nothing more than Star Wars! The first Star Wars film, Episode IV – A New Hope was released in 1977, followed by Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back in 1980. The final film in the Original Trilogy was Episode VI – Return of the Jedi and this [...]

Team Humanity

When people work together, great feats can be achieved. A group of people with a common goal or objective is known as a team. Team members need to learn how to work together, help each other to better themselves and create a positive environment that allows everyone to flourish. To survive, early people teamed together in [...]

KISS

Sometime it seems that when people face a problem the simplest solution is often overlooked. In general we seem to be programmed to believe that the solution involves spending money. A great example of this is the weight loss industry. There are many products to assist people to lose weight. Wouldn’t the simple solution be [...]