30 07, 2014

Awakening to Our Empathic Mind (Pt. 3)

By | July 30th, 2014|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

We are going to witness a generation of young people showing a desire for human betterment that will emerge through intensified action for social, political, and ecological change. More and more young people are growing up experiencing social relations that transcend space and time, as well as cultures, national boundaries, and local ideologies. This may [...]

29 06, 2014

Awakening to Our Empathic Mind (Pt. 2)

By | June 29th, 2014|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

The accelerating changes occurring across our planet right now will have no alternative but to force a mind-change on a global and individual level. We are coming together as a global species like never before; despite what we have been shown and told by the mainstream media. We need to view this in both the [...]

2 06, 2014

Awakening to Our Empathic Mind (Pt. 1)

By | June 2nd, 2014|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

The tragedy of humankind is that many of us have little recognition of the powerful conscious energies inherent in our collective psyche. Our propaganda and media systems have been exploiting the mythological images, collective stereotypes, and subconscious signifiers that play on our collective vulnerabilities. Knowledge has more or less trickled down to the average person [...]

27 04, 2014

Freedom – a condition of the human heart

By | April 27th, 2014|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

In my previous ‘Reflections’ article (Toward Synthesis), I noted how the humanistic philosopher Erich Fromm viewed the modern world as suffering from the  contradictory struggle between having and being. The human need to find meaning, well-being, and personal growth was in conflict with a different type of world external to us. For Fromm, the resolution [...]

15 04, 2014

NEW BOOK – NOW OUT!!

By | April 15th, 2014|Blog, Latest News|0 Comments

Just released - 'Reflections: A Collected Tapestry of Thoughts' - 28 short essays collected together as a whole for the first time: to form a tapestry...a mosaic, or rather design, of a bigger picture.

1 04, 2014

Toward Synthesis

By | April 1st, 2014|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

Happy New Year to you all….as the new year of the natural world celebrates at what we call the spring equinox. Whichever way you look at it, many of us have now entered either the new year, or Spring. The spring equinox is the time of year, in the earth’s annual cycle around the sun, [...]

24 02, 2014

It’s Okay to Celebrate Ourselves

By | February 24th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

I never thought I would find myself watching on television the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. I’m not particularly a person who cares for or watches sport; winter sports even less so! Yet one weekend evening in February I switched on the television and I happened to come across the figure skaters competing at [...]

29 01, 2014

Knowing That We Don’t Know

By | January 29th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

How does a person reflect upon the coming of another year? Is it with promises of change - those so-called ‘New Year Resolutions’? Or with new plans, ideas, hopes, and dreams? Or do we repeat ourselves, saying the same old things; believing the same ideas that make us feel secure? We all know that everything [...]

19 12, 2013

2014: The Next ‘Big Thing’ is US – The Rise of the New Monastics

By | December 19th, 2013|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

The past few years have left many of us waiting around for the ‘Next Big Thing’ - or some grand televised miracle to happen. The world has recently been filled to overflowing with doomsayers and images of breakdown, violence, and corruption. Many of us have been distracted, or sidelined, into indifference. We were told we [...]

1 12, 2013

The Presentable Warrior

By | December 1st, 2013|Blog, Essays|0 Comments

For many of us the idea of the ‘bigger picture’ is just a luxury we cannot afford to think about. This is often because we have enough things going on in our daily lives to occupy us – we don’t have the luxury of time to sit back and wonder about the larger significance of [...]