Don’t go there!

Don’t go there!

If you truly love your life You will avoid some things That will surely give you strife You will seek out the very best In yourself and others To create the life that you can love You must never rest
What might wake you up?

What might wake you up?

It’s very simple to observe your own mind but exceedingly difficult due to all our mental conditioning over thousands of years. Anthony De Mello calls it self-observation or awareness. The Buddhists call it mindfulness. Krishnamurti calls it choiceless awareness....
Are You Really Free?

Are You Really Free?

Ponder this illustration. Who owns you? Your answer may surprise you. Why should anything or anyone, including yourself, limit your capacity to find out what your are really capable of? You only live once. Are you creating the life that you can love? The maverick...
Everything’s Possible

Everything’s Possible

Why do you think you can’t get that new job, or achieve your wildest dreams? Because you have a belief that there are limits on what you can or can’t do. You have been hoodwinked to believe that reality is scarcity and that reality is fixed and permanent....
Ability to respond

Ability to respond

Responsibility and freedom, responsibility and freedom Go together like lords and serfdom I was told by mother You can’t have one without the other When people bang on about their human rights, they rarely balance the ledger with a similar fervour for human...
The Mortal Sickness of Our Times

The Mortal Sickness of Our Times

Our world is suffering a deadly mortal sickness that I am calling responsibility avoidance syndrome (RAS). I have to reluctantly admit that I have been afflicted by RAS for much of my life too. It was far easier to blame others, make excuses or deny any responsibility...