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Jan 302006
 

On a bus yesterday evening I looked at my face in the mirror and I didn’t like what I saw. My face looked awful. I’m a lot better looking than that ugly mug I’m seeing. Then I dismissed the image. How could I possibly expect a two-dimensional thing as a mirror on a bus to […]

When Being Good is Not Enough

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Jan 252006
 

“Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.” (John 7: 24) “The Lord is everywhere And always perfect: What does He care for man’s sin Or the righteousness of man?” (The Bhagavad Gita – The Song of God translated by Swami Prabhavananda & Christopher Isherwood) Yesterday, this man joined me at the bus […]

Only Love is Shared, Not Problems!

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Jan 242006
 

Joy to the earth, the Savior reigns! Let men their songs employ; While fields and floods, rocks, hills and plains Repeat the sounding joy, Repeat the sounding joy, Repeat, repeat, the sounding joy. Joy to the World They say: “A problem shared is a problem halved.” The way I see it, your problem has to […]

Is Your Enthusiasm Getting the Better of You?

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Jan 232006
 

It’s good to have enthusiasm. This shows you have passion for life. When I’m feeling really enthusiastic, it’s as if I’m going to fly off. It’s a wonderful feeling. There’s only one catch: if you don’t use enthusiasm correctly, it will get the better of you. Yesterday, I clocked our neighbour on the bus I […]

Jan 112006
 

“Thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.” (Psalm 23: 5-6) I believe God/Unlimited Good is all there is. What exactly does this mean? Last night while I […]

Intelligence, Intent and Being a Willing Instrument

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Jan 032006
 

Yesterday as the bus I was in drove down Oxford Street, the “heart of London shopping”, I watched shoppers moving about. Then I saw beyond their movements. I saw the Intelligence that every one taps into that makes people move; it is the same Intelligence that lights the streets and shops; it is the same […]

Dec 232005
 

“And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.” (John 1: 14) In the UK it is traditional for people to exchange gifts, and to stuff yourself silly with turkey and stuff on Christmas […]

What is Service?

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Dec 062005
 

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” (Isaiah 55: 8-9) “And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, […]

Of Beliefs and Chasing Tails

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Nov 302005
 

You’re walking in the park when you spot a dog chasing his tail. Why is he doing that, you wonder. As you have the power to communicate with animals, you decide to ask the dog. “Hey dog, come over here!” The dog trots over.

What is Intelligence?

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Nov 292005
 

The other day I was watching the quiz show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” with my mother. One question was about some horror movie director. Mum knew the answer and said the answer was so obvious everyone should know it. “Well, I didn’t,” I said. “How can you not know?” “Because I don’t.” “That’s […]

A Reminder – There are No Missed Opportunities

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Nov 092005
 

Yesterday I wrote a piece about meeting up with an old friend. I said that there are no missed opportunities. If you miss one opportunity to experience good, there will always be another and another and another ad infinitum.

Oct 052005
 

Last night on a bus ride home, this woman got on. She was carrying this long and flat package, at least it looked that way to me. The bus driver asked her whether it was a mirror and she said yes. He told her to be careful. She and her friend sat a few seats […]

Sep 132005
 

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Confucius “You will always receive help within a second of a prayer. To recognize the help, you must see everything in your life that second on as a part of the answer to your prayer.” (Invisible Acts of Power by Caroline Myss) “And it […]

Correction! I Only Want to Love and Be Love

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Sep 052005
 

“While I was conducting experiments to make ‘spineless’ cacti,” he continued, “I often talked to the plants to create a vibration of love. ‘You have nothing to fear,’ I would tell them. ‘You don’t need your defensive thorns. I will protect you.’ Gradually the useful plant of the desert emerged in a thornless variety.” Luther […]

Freedom Speaks

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Aug 082005
 

Heard the one about someone who tried to stuff Freedom in a box? He went to look in the box but couldn’t find Freedom. “Where is that Freedom?” the man said, “I could have sworn I locked the box securely. How did he manage to get out?” In the meantime, Freedom was standing outside of […]

Jul 182005
 

Recently I had a discussion with a friend, who is already married, about relationships. He asked me what kind of man I was looking for. I said I expected him to be like the One Self who is accepting of all experiences, non-judgmental, and always there. I asked him if he thought I could find […]

No Fear in Love

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Jul 072005
 

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear.” (1 John 4: 18) With today’s bombing attacks in London, let us remember the truth of Reality that there is only One in all.

Give Peace a Chance

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Jul 042005
 

Two, one, two, three, four Ev’rybody’s talking about Bagism, Shagism, Dragism, Madism, Ragism, Tagism This-ism, That-ism, is-m, is-m, is-m All we are saying is give peace a chance, All we are saying is give peace a chance The Beatles Yesterday on my travels I saw a woman I’ve seen before with her husband and two […]

The Real Self

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Jun 252005
 

The wheels on the bus go round and round. round and round. round and round. The wheels on the bus go round and round, all through the town! The people on the bus go up and down. up and down. up and down. The people on the bus go up and down, all through the […]

In Your Dreams!

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Jun 212005
 

Drea-ea-ea-ea-eam, dream, dream, dream Drea-ea-ea-ea-eam, dream, dream, dream When I want you in my arms When I want you and all your charms Whenever I want you, all I have to do is Drea-ea-ea-ea-eam, dream, dream, dream Everly Brothers “The substance of a dream is held in materialization by the subconscious thought of the dreamer. […]

There is No Space

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May 272005
 

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” (Isaiah 55: 8-9) “For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. But when that […]

My Best Efforts Are Not Enough

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May 092005
 

“Submit yourselves therefore to God. Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you.” (James 4: 7-8) In the presence of Love, human efforts are meaningless. As humans, we have our ideas of what Love is and what it means to act from a place of Love. All of that is made-up stuff […]

How To Avoid A Divided Mind

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Apr 252005
 

“I am the totality of all that God is, now and forever more. And the universe reflects back to us that which we are, and we see only shining perfection in every activity of life wherever we are, wherever we go.” (The Jesus Code, John Randolph Price) “There is nothing but Unity; there is nothing […]

Boring! Give Us a Challenge!

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Apr 052005
 

A few days ago I watched an episode on television of Star Trek TNG called A Fistful of Datas. The crew are given the rare opportunity of pursuing recreational activities. Worf, the security officer, is bored. He is a man of action. He is also of Klingon origin, a race of people who kill first […]

Putting the Under-Utilised Workers to Work

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Apr 022005
 

“Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.” (Psalm 37: 4-5) My mother often asks me how I can continue to watch re-runs of Star Trek, Ally McBeal and Sex […]

Mar 172005
 

“Ye are the light of the world.” (Matthew 5: 14) “He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.” (John 14: 12) It has become very popular within the new age community to talk about Lightworkers. […]

The Secret of Eternal Youth is…er…Travelling By Bus?

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Feb 212005
 

“I Am is the present tense for all time.” Christ in You Life is so simple. The answers are always right under your nose if you can be bothered to stay still for a moment. If you’re looking for complicated answers, you will miss the simple answers. It has been my observation that the answer […]

Who is Pulling Your Strings?

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Feb 012005
 

“As I’ve said before: You’re always the puppet of something. Either you’re the unresistant Presence of God Expressing Himself. Or you’re the unresistant presence of the definitions you and everyone else have made up – … either privately, or together. You’re either being the expression of memory – or you are letting yourself Be the […]

Virtual Reality Cannot Harm You!

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Jan 042005
 

Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.” (Ecclesiastes 7: 29) The wonderful thing about being human is freewill. We are free to think. We are free to experience life how we choose. This way we can work out through our actions what experiences […]