Conflict . . . Remove it

What is the true precursor to change? This change must be either internal or external. Internal change is both the easiest and the hardest option. It is easy and hard in equal measure because it is instant. The mind has come to expect change to be a slow and drawn out process, as such, the [...]

The Confluence is Approaching

When rivers merge each adds something to the other. Be it nutrients, fish or just water itself, a greater power and presence is created through confluence. The similarity with the word influence is not coincidental There is power in numbers. For example, were it not for the six million British men, mobilised during the first [...]

Slaves to Fighting – Enemies to Love

The only way to win the battle is to stop fighting When we take a moment, to sit back and think about things, it’s easy to see where we’re going wrong. For example, how much of our time do we spend fighting? This can range from scrapping with the in-laws to fighting for our human [...]

A Determination to Make Life Easier

The way in which we make life harder for ourselves is extraordinary. From my own experiences I know this to be the case. We seek happiness and fulfilment, and this is often at great cost, to our peace of mind. At great cost, because instead of a calm, level-headed approach to our goals, we create [...]

Weeping With the Effort

His alarm went off. The smart phone was set to vibrate as well. The night before, he'd placed it on top of the headboard, so the sound of the vibration went through the whole bed. "Fuck" he said. Later, on his way in to work, he suddenly and inexplicably, felt emotional. I could weep with [...]