Memorial Day

May 30, 2016

Given that it’s Memorial Day, a day to honor those who have given their all for something they believed in, I had a moment to think about what I would fight to protect. I was brought up in South Africa at the height of the Apartheid years. As a young kid it was easy to…

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Spirituality and Relationships

May 23, 2016

I was asked to contribute to a book a friend is writing on Radical Acceptance in relationships and it made me think about how the different religious and spiritual paradigms would approach such a question. It seems clear that they would do so in relation to their core values and teachings, so I put together…

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How to Have Better Relationships by Understanding the Enneagram

May 13, 2016

What is the Enneagram? It is an ancient personality model, updated by psychologists in the Human potential movement. It describes how to understand our personality types, how to work with them and how improve the way we connect with others and operate in the world. This is most helpful in relationships! Let’s understand How…….  …

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Springtime…Time for New Possibilities!

April 23, 2016

Every year at this time in the Western world, we celebrate the invitation to make ourselves anew. In the Pagan world, the season starts with the Spring Equinox on March 21. It is a joyous time to acknowledge the rebirth of the soil and the land. Traditional rituals going back centuries before the Christian Era…

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Why do Past Life Regression?

March 31, 2016

My book ‘Jewels in the Net of the Gods’ uses reincarnation as a vehicle to follow the journeys of two souls as they affect and influence each other throughout the centuries. It’s a topic I know well. Every so often I am asked to lead a group past life regression session. Last week was one…

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To be awake…..perchance to dream!

March 23, 2016

Daydreaming gets a bad rap. And yet these very daydreams are the seeds that create and influence our lives and our future. When Martin Luther King spoke so eloquently and implored us in his powerful “I had a dream” speech, his dream touched our souls and inspired the best in us! When I wrote my…

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The Courage to Work for Peace!

March 8, 2016

Contemplating the absurd political debate raging between one bigoted Republican and another; the growing divisions, disenssion and fear of the so-called “other” that is creeping onto the world stage at the moment, I realize how much I admire those brave souls who actually stand for unity, harmony and peace in the world. As a board…

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“They set off together into that vast monotonous emptiness…”

March 1, 2016

“They set off together into that vast monotonous emptiness, hearts to the wind, open to the messages of the eternal.” – Jewels in the Net of the Gods The beauty of writing a book that includes vignettes in wonderful places around the world is that I am reminded of the miracles that happen when we…

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3.00 am book writing inspiration…….really!

February 21, 2016

Thoughts that typically arise at 3.00am are not usually the inspired kind – well not for me, and I’m pretty sure not for many post-menopausal women at any rate. Usually those thoughts are the vague anxiety kind that require some concerted ignoring and some dedicated breathing and meditation ~ so when I awoke at 3.00…

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