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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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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Unity within diversity

Unity without uniformity, diversity without fragmentation. To understand the ways of the world we must begin by understanding the workings within. In the literal sense, one cannot begin to understand the necessity of diversity in order to make the many, one, on the outside, if one cannot see it reflected inside. The alchemists of the 16th and […]

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