The Influence of the Mystical Life

We are all influenced to a greater or lesser degree by the circumstances in which we find ourselves. Our environment, which we ourselves have helped to create, has had much effect upon us all, but the greatest influence is through our own thoughts and conduct. What we think and what we do makes us what […]

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Loneliness and the spiritual path

There are times in life when friends and family may surround us and yet we still feel so very much alone. At other times, we are lonely because we live alone and spend a lot of time on our own. One form of loneliness is circumstantial, in which, for a variety of reasons, many people […]

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The Art of Compassion

The word “compassion” derives from the Latin words com (together) and pati (suffering or feeling). This has generally been taken to mean the feeling of sorrow or deep pity for the suffering of others. Compassion is not so much an uncommon word as an uncommon experience in Western culture. As a word, it is difficult […]

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‘We Can Change The World’!

I stumbled across this wonderful music video that really inspired me. I find this uplifting because it is great to see mysticism embedded in a modern day rap  like this. It addresses so many big issues both in one’s personal life and also in the wider world. If we can remember even in times of distraction  that […]

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Seeking Cosmic Consciousness: 3 ways to reconnect

People for centuries have spoken of the existence of a profoundly spiritual experience known as Cosmic Consciousness. This can be described as a higher level of level of awareness and consciousness, and some describe it as the experience of ‘knowing God’. Its essence cannot really be captured in words, but some of those who have […]

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True Wisdom – the importance of reflection

True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance. Akhenaton There comes a time in our lives when we believe we have reached a certain level of mastery. It can be mastery of […]

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I have learned…

Lessons are not reserved to the classroom or to a time when we were once enrolled as students in a school. Lessons continue in all aspects of our lives. As Mystics and Seekers on the spiritual path, the phrase ‘life is the greatest teacher’ should not be overlooked. No matter our age and regardless of the […]

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Commitment – staying true to our resolutions

Today marks the the first day of Spring in my part of the world. A new season, a new beginning. But New Year Resolutions season is past. And the chances are, if you were optimistic enough to make any, they are now in the same state as the midnight fireworks of December 31st – mere […]

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Our thoughts

“It is a metaphysical fact that for each minute of time we spend in thoughts of unfavourable impressions, unkind criticism, or hate toward any person, there will be hours of physical and mental suffering as a reaction. The first thing to do, then, in considering the relief of any mental or physical condition is to […]

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Music – an outward expression of an inner desire

Music has always stirred the most profound feelings that words could never describe. Is it any wonder that music is so often used as a guide to the journey within, a way of communing with the deeper Self? Music is generally perceived in two ways: either (a) the technical/mechanical performance of the art, or (b) […]

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