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Life Purpose

A good friend of mine recently herniated a disk in his back. Now that’s a pretty painful situation to be in at the best of times, but for him, being a miner, it means relinquishing his job and income as his back has become too unstable to continue in the capacity required. Unfortunately for him,…Continue Reading

evolution of consciousness

There’s a lot of talk as we approach 2012 about shifts in consciousness; energy paradigms changing, crumbling and reestablishing into a new spirituality, but what does it actually mean? I often think those of us committed to a spiritual path are masters at our own spin. We talk of the evolution of consciousness and the…Continue Reading

fully embracing vulnerability

Several years ago I was fortunate enough to attend a 10 day silent retreat. “You mean no talking at ALL?” was the favoured, wide-eyed gasp from friends and relatives. That, to me, was bliss. Solitude, a time to really focus inwards. I was excited and ready to go. As I arrived at this beautiful, eucalypt…Continue Reading

keeping it simple

Hello and welcome to our first post! Over the past few months, the concepts of stripping back the superfluous, simplifying and pulling apart the true meaning of integrity have been strong personal themes. For many people, there’s a drive to again inspect old patterns that continue to run happily in the background despite years of…Continue Reading