The busy man and his saw

By |2019-10-13T09:32:52+11:00September 12th, 2014|

Very often I come across people who are so tied up feverishly putting time and effort in everyday activities such as family matters, work, study, friends, aspirations, check list travelling (ticking off more places and tourist attractions) even shop-around self-development (jumping from one self-development work to the next in search of the latest and the

Do one thing at a time; and other self-care tips to have peace in these busy times

By |2017-12-12T22:11:52+11:00July 8th, 2014|

"Whether you work full-time or part-time or stay at home with your kids, life can feel so busy these days. It can seem like there are a million things to do and as if you are constantly running to get everything done. You might also feel like you are always thinking about and taking care

Dear Rumi…Do I have free will?

By |2019-12-18T20:33:31+11:00June 27th, 2014|

Dear Rumi ... Do I have Free Will?     Do I have free will and choice in life, or is it all predetermined? What do "acceptance" and "surrender" mean in real life? Rumi Calendar Series - Response to the June Question This is an age old unanswered question which Rumi says will never be

Dear Rumi…Why am I here? Tell me about work and life purpose

By |2019-10-31T14:48:27+11:00May 29th, 2014|

Rumi tells us that yes there is a reason we are here and we do have a true purpose. “Someone said: ‘I have neglected that true purpose.’ Rumi replied: When this thought enters a person’s mind and they criticize themselves, saying, ‘What am I about, and why do I do these things?’ When this happens, it is a sure sign that the person is actually loved and cared for. ‘Love continues so long as reprimands continue,’ said the poet. We may reprimand our friends, but we never reprimand a stranger.” ~Rumi [1]

Warren Buffett – What can we learn from a natural authentic wealth builder?

By |2019-10-31T15:43:51+11:00May 3rd, 2014|

Unlike someone like Donald Trump–who despite his billions, everything about him comes across as fake–Warren Buffett is a natural authentic wealth builder; what can we learn from Warren? In relation to our recent theme of money–and that money is not inherently bad or “evil”– I meant to write about the famous billionaire Warren Buffett as