A Course in Miracles

The Course in Miracles is a very profound set of teaching based on the theme of Forgiveness. Its main goals are to set us free from fear; free from fear of the future, free from fear of other people and above all free from fear of God. It is mainly a set of 365 lessons … Read more

Man with a Hand Cart

In ancient times a man was pushing a hand cart along a track when it got stuck in deep mud. He pushed and pushed for a long time, but he could not get his hand cart out of the mud. He was getting very angry and frustrated at how impossible it was to push the … Read more

Keys to Self Empowerment: Clarity

In looking for ways to describe human nature, and of understanding ourselves better, we use terms like Self Esteem, Self Worth and Self Confidence. The problem with these terms is that if we look at what they actually mean we find that they are often left undefined (even in heavy tomes on psychology) or defined … Read more

Loneliness and Self-rejection

When we reject part of ourselves we feel rejected. It can be very tempting to push away the parts of ourselves which we do not approve of. Yet, I notice that when I judge part of myself and push that part away as being “not okay” somehow, then that part feels pain. Guess who ultimately … Read more

Loneliness and Forgiveness

We feel most lonely when we are not a friend to ourselves. We feel most abandoned when we abandon ourselves. We feel most rejected when we reject ourselves. Lack of forgiveness can isolate us from other people and create loneliness in our lives. If we have a store of unforgiven material it can make it … Read more

The New Way of Leadership

During the spring of 2015 I was took the lead in organising the first TEDxFindhorn. There were people involved with far more experience than me in organising events. Yet despite me encouraging them, no suggestions were coming from them about how we could best run the event. It was only when I made specific suggestions, … Read more

Two Kinds of Healing

There are two kinds of healing. In one kind of healing a blessing comes to us. We become uplifted, soothed, and difficulties and blocks fall away. With the other kind of healing, the blessing is not so obvious. We feel like we are brought low, life gets rough and difficulties and blocks are everywhere. In … Read more

Ho’oponopono, by Ulrich Dupree.

This really wonderful little book, author Ulrich E. Dupree, is deceptively simple. Much is packed into it that is not obvious at first glance. The Ulrich presents Ho’oponopono in a heart-felt way, rather than in a very mentally stimulating way. He does not go into a lot of details, long stories, or overtly ‘brilliant’ ideas … Read more

Homecoming: John Bradshaw

Homecoming by John Bradshaw is a seminal work that shaped many people`s understanding of both co-dependency and inner child work. The comedian Bill Connelly, who had a rather difficult childhood, once described John Bradshaw as a “genius”. Certainly I for one had not come across the concept of toxic shame, never mind what to do … Read more

Happy Habits

Happy habits is based on the simple idea of using our innate ability to bless to help us break out of habits of unhappy thinking and feeling. We simply replaces habits, of negativity, regret, worry and anger with a habit of blessing. There are three main happy habits: 1. Bless People. every time you think … Read more