Listen now In conversation with author and culinary experience entrepreneur Jane Webster www.thefrenchtable.com.au Who does not want to live an inspired life? A life that despite challenges and hardships, despite the failures and setbacks, despite all the self-doubts and hesitations; is uplifting, fulfilling and meaningful.
How to "Steal yourself back" From an interview with award winning author, Alice Walker, on The Importance of Being True to Yourself It is that time of the year when many people make their New Year's Resolutions and unfortunately most also break them sooner or later. So I thought I
The Jesus within - let the pains lead you to your true self Enjoy the festive season, but do not despair if the fun does not last, welcome it.Should you at some stage feel emptiness, face those "so what" moments, or suffer existential pains; do not despair. Do not ignore your experience either and do
Transpersonal Psychology is gradually gaining more interest and it is my privilege to be giving a presentation this coming Wednesday for the Transpersonal Psychology Interest Group (TPIG) of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). The details from Dr Jonathan Tandos; Acting National Convenor TPIG APS; are below. Self-realisation in Rumi’s psychology: Journey of transformation from ego self to
The Buddha said: Your work is to discover your work and then, with all your heart, to give yourself to it. But how do we discover our work? And even if we did, where do we find the “basic trust”; that fundamental capacity to surrender? How do we become able to let go of what we have and what we know, in order to give ourselves with all of
If Divine Justice exists why is there so much injustice in the world? Why so much inequality, why do some people live in security and comfort, while many others live under horrendous conditions? Why so many people are continually grappling with human rights abuses, hunger, disease, and war?
I would like to share with you this beautiful short story by Henry Van Dyke: A Handful Of Clay There was a handful of clay in the bank of a river. It was only common clay, coarse and heavy; but it had high thoughts of its own value, and wonderful dreams of the great
I asked her what do you want to be when you grow up? The bright-eyed, lively ten year old replied: "I want to be myself". Wow, I was amazed, thrilled; what an exhilarating response coming from a ten year old girl. I remember when I was about ten years old, during the euphoria of man having landed on the
This article is kindly submitted by Saroja Swami and Alphonse Benoit. It adds a valuable different perspective to the question of free will which was explored earlier in "Dear Rumi, Do I have free will?". Please feel free to share your thoughts and comments below; or even submit them for consideration to be posted in
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