Three types of surrender

RELINQUISHING THE SHOPPING LIST OF REMEDIES I’m reading David Hawkin’s book « Letting Go – The Pathway to Surrender.” I laughed heartily reading the following extract from the first chapter – it reads like a shopping list of the new age market!  As I chuckled, I also winced as I checked off the items that were on…

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A spiritual solution for Fear

THE ENERGY OF COMPASSION  The five cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo, who have throughout their career lampooned political figures and all extremities, whether political or religious, have paid a heavy price for defending the right to laugh about anything. « I prefer to die than to live like a rat », said Charb, the newspaper’s director, who was…

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What is Meditation? And why do we want to learn it?

In this informal audio talk I take a look at why Meditation is a central tool to cultivating the relationship with yourself. You will learn what is meditation, it’s benefits, and how cultivating the present moment experience of being alive now is essential to the path of awakening to your full potential.

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What kind of Hermit are you?

MUSINGS ON A TAOIST WEEKEND IN A BUDDHIST CENTRE  I dropped out of my regular life for four days this week. My neighbour suggested I go with her to a not-so near Buddhist Centre that she had booked for her and her husband for a weekend workshop in Qi Gong. Her husband would be eternally…

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Nurturing our capacity to awaken

THE ACORN KNOWS HOW TO BECOME A TREE Just as an acorn holds the potential to become an oak tree, we already possess the capacity to awaken. We can even go so far as to acknowledge that the underlying purpose of all experience is to show us this. In a sense, perfect wisdom is woven…

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