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Is Spirituality Superficial, Out-of-Touch and Lost in Slogans?

If you google Images, spiritual quotes, happiness quotes or positive affirmations, you will find thousands.

Human beings have the potential for inner change and for making wise changes in the outer world. Most make wise changes through sharing their experiences with others, listening to others, as well as looking into themselves. We can learn much from their insights and our willingness to engage in meaningful change. You might think inner change comes entirely through yourself and through your own efforts. There is no evidence for this. Inner change comes through a range of conditions, not bound up with the self, with the ego. Continue reading 



Today is 7 April 2021. If my mum was alive today, it would be her 101st birthday.

A warm memory today of my mum.

She loved adventure, never hesitating to take an opportunity. For example, she worked as a telephonist for The Universe, a Roman Catholic newspaper in London. The editor, Christopher Hennessy, asked her if she would be the tour guide to take pilgrims to Jerusalem. Continue reading 



Sleep in nature for a night. 25 Items for Walking Pilgrimage, Yatra, Hiking, Camping. Join our Yatra (Covid-19 permitting) near Reutlingden, Germany in early August 2021

The outdoors offers an invitation. You may be blessed to have a garden. You may live near open countryside. You could sleep out for a night in the woods, a field or close to a river. Wake up to the dawn chorus. Experience the intimacy with life. Continue reading 



Prince Gautama of the Sakyan Kingdom fled the Palace 2600 years ago. So did Prince Harry, his wife, Meghan, and son Archie depart from the Palace in the United Kingdom in 2020

This week the 90-minute TV interview of Meghan and Harry with Oprah Winfrey shed light on the British institution of royalty and its inability to address the suicidal thoughts of Meghan, the comments of someone in the Palace on the skin colour of the baby and the Palace control over her life. Continue reading 



Three generations of mothers of the same family died within three months. Nshorna (my daughter) has made an appeal on behalf of the three children. Do support.

Rachel, one of Nshorna’s closest friends, died very unexpectedly this week after suffering a huge heart attack. She was 42.

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