Deep in the woods lived a herd of deer. One day they heard the apple tree calling to them. They held council about the matter, for out of the woods and under an oak tree lived a ferocious beast: Sketi. The herd was terrified of Sketi, who they would certainly have to pass to get to the apple tree.…
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The Power Of Words

What kinds of words resonate in your head? Do they lift you, move you or fill you with dread? Is your sub-conscious a cocktail of loathing and denial? Do you constantly judge and stand yourself on trial? For words…

Fail to fail

Failure is a peculiar state of being. No one ever learns to succeed, they only learn not to fail—and this is done in a rather poor manner I might add. Sadly, this state is only achieved with practice through rigorous repetition.…

Besprecan

She’s sitting outside her hut, cross-legged on dried grasses and pine needles, when she hears the sound of hooves: clip clop clippity clop clippity clop clip clop. She’s got a basket of purple mushrooms that she’s stringing up for drying. A…

Birth

here I am again! stepping into this place of rolling waves and lightning surges coming from my heaving belly, inside me there is an earthquake taking with it expectation and resistance, they crash and change into an…

Tending the Soul

One Saturday morning I was listening to a gardening programme on BBC Radio 4, Gardeners Question Time. In it they talked about onion blight in an allotment (in the UK this is a plot of land rented by an individual for growing vegetables or…

Letting It Come Through

It seems that most people I’ve met who say they are no good at drawing, usually admit to having been told this by a teacher at school when they were very young. It’s a shame we tend to grow up fulfilling other’s expectations of our…

The Self and the Guru

At the centre of each and every one of us is a solid island untouched by the outside world, where the spirit resides, the all-seeing, all knowing powerful self which is linked to everyone and everything. It is beyond space and time. It…

What Would YOU Do?

We walked together, along the shoreline. He, skipping pebbles over the shoulders of breaking waves. Me, just looking at him, thinking that he looks like any other guy, playing by the sea. I throw a few pebbles too, and manage to show off…

Sacrifice

What would you give up to get that new car? To stay in bed all day or eat caviar To be your own boss and take a day off To avoid ever having another bad cough To be what you’ve always wanted to be, To travel the…

Create Your Reality

Never stop short of what you deserve, With fire in your belly leave nothing in reserve. Live everyday as though it’s your last, Live for the now, let go of the past. Be thankful and proud of all that you’ve earned,…