Spirit

Your choice

Your choice

Your choice So you are faced every day with the suffering of others around you and in the world at large. You can either ignore it and focus on yourself selfishly.  Or you can help others and care for them and YOURSELF, even at the risk of compassion fatigue. The...
Finding Contentment

Finding Contentment

There is no ornament like virtue There is no  misery like worry There is no evil like anger There is no protection like patience There is no treasure like contentment There is no friend like generosity   The Staff of Wisdom, Nagarjuna (150-250 CE) Finding Contentment...
Surviving Christmas

Surviving Christmas

Surviving Christmas ‘ A hang-over is nature’s way of telling you not to do it again. So being human, you’ll go out and do it again’ ((17/24/31 December 2016 New scientist 63) For those for whom getting through christmas is a struggle, here are a few helpful tips. 1...
Definition of a Cult

Definition of a Cult

  Definition of a cult As a very brief follow up to last week’s post on helping to find a genuine spiritual guide or helper.  Here is a definition to help discriminate between a cult and a genuine organisation for spiritual or pastoral care. See also the link...
Finding a spiritual helper

Finding a spiritual helper

Guidelines for seeking a spiritual helper or guide These are brief guidelines, not prescriptions for what to look for. Everyone is fallible, not least of all those offering spiritual help or guidance that includes me. We in the modern western world are often caught...