Being Yourself

Whichever path you take, you will still experience life.

“Life is a journey, not a destination.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson   I guess we all have heard about the dichotomy of journey vs destination. “The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.” Don Williams, Jr. (American Novelist [...]

By |2017-12-20T14:57:44+00:00February 24th, 2012|Being Yourself, Confidence, Peace, Virtues|0 Comments

Electric Prayer

“Prayer” is a much-abused word that carries with it many assumptions and misconceptions. For example, The Great Spirit or ‘GodIsLove’ doesn’t require us to be responsible for praising him. Praise should be just a spontaneous outcome of love. Is every conversation to a saint or a sinner a prayer? Or perhaps any conversation with living [...]

By |2017-12-20T14:57:54+00:00January 21st, 2012|Being Yourself|0 Comments

No Bling in Yin and Yang

After my son Lachlan died, a lot changed within me. The sense of grief overwhelmed, but also other aspects moved me positively towards re-assessing what I believed about love and life. For a start, I hurt in a way I can best describe in poetry, not explanation…… Burnt black Speak gently into my heart-wound, Where [...]

By |2017-12-20T14:57:55+00:00January 21st, 2012|Being Yourself, Peace, Poetry, Relationships|2 Comments

Struggling with the Demon of Doubt

 “There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt.Doubt separates people.It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations.It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.” ― Siddhārtha GautamaHe comes in through the main entrance to your mind, the one marked “Doorway of Love”. The [...]

By |2017-12-20T14:57:56+00:00January 3rd, 2012|Being Yourself, Confidence, Poetry|1 Comment

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts. Robert FulghamIn 2004 I wrote on the subject of abuse. (aka Misuse, insult, malign, deceive, harm – A very touchy subject when you look at it closely.) Whenever I am anything other than loving towards a person – including when I find myself [...]

By |2017-12-20T14:57:59+00:00December 9th, 2011|Being Yourself, Music, Peace, Relationships|0 Comments

Adilio and Zouk

I love dancing. I am a fan of zouk, a new latino dance that is sweeping the world. Last week I was fortunate to meet Adilio Porto, the Brazilian choreographer and dancer who created zouk. This music piece I composed and played in a Zouk style! Enjoy! On Saturday night, for [...]

By |2017-12-20T14:57:59+00:00December 5th, 2011|Being Yourself, Confidence, Music, Relationships, Virtues|1 Comment

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