Trust Trust God Trust the Absolute Trust Life Trust consciousness Trust yourself Whether it’s Him or Her or It or I It doesn’t matter how we conceive of the Transcendent Supreme Just trust that the ‘Power Greater Than Ourselves’ is at work In all things And although those things and those workings May be beyond… Continue reading TRUST


While faith has a political dimension Partisan politics is deeply divisive The faithful of whatever stripe Should cleanse their hearts of such division Individually we must include the 'other' Warts and all If our hearts are filled with self-righteousness And moral certainty Of the kind that condemns the other That abandons the other As fallen… Continue reading SOME THOUGHTS ON POLITICS THIS XMAS


True humility comes when you run out of strategies and realise that you’re powerless Surrender comes as a result of this It’s something that happens not something ‘you’ do This is the difference between prescription and description in spiritual teachings The seeker hears prescription Because it can only understand what it hears in terms of… Continue reading HUMILITY


The dichotomy dissolves Of subject and object Spiritual knowledge goes Spiritual persona goes Just this Whatever is happening Is it Doubt Is it Mental discussions About how this can’t be it Is it You can’t turn anywhere Touch anything Hear anything Feel, taste Without it being it There’s nothing that isn't it And there’s nothing… Continue reading GETTING IT


we are natural forms organic creatures more like trees and thickets than the straight, chiselled lines we’ve come to measure ourselves against it’s easy to forget and to distance + seclude ourselves, inside our toy boxes and tool sheds and coffins stone + wood from the earth but sawn + measured built to contain our… Continue reading I, NATURE


The process (of awakening) requires us to face the most profound fear of our own annihilation or destitution To face that fear and continue is the challenge of awakening In the end there's nothing we can do We either come to the edge and let go or we don't Rather, it will happen or it… Continue reading FEAR