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Suddenly, the world is mine! – Freedom

THIS is freedom: When I suddenly know with every fibre of my being that all of life is mine, mine to be explored, sniffed at, savoured, marked, humped, ignored or even pissed on. THIS is freedom: When, all at once, birth and death, ecstasy and pain, loss and gain, – experience – become my romping […]

No Bags Allowed

What if you were to make today and each new day in the new calendar year a ‘no bags’, ‘no backpacks’, ‘no pockets’ ‘no suitcases’ day? – bas/311215


Personally, I no longer attach much importance to mass celebrations like Christmas, though I appreciate the social function it and others fulfill as they bring family, friends and the greater collective together in a remembrance and celebration of love made manifest. I acknowledge with much gratitude that this is a time when we are invited […]

What Message Did You Most Need To Hear, But Maybe Did Not? (READ)

Posted by my friend Roger Arendse from Eagle Coaching on Google+ and on Facebook recently. WHAT MESSAGE DID YOU MOST NEED TO HEAR? “One word frees us from the weight and pain of life; that word is love.” — Sophocles In exploring the enneagram, Riso and Hudson have identified ‘lost messages’ that we needed to […]

Live with Abandon (READ)

For as long as I can remember, this question has accompanied me as I have navigated my way through my personal life circumstances and varied states of mind. Recently, and more particularly today, I have again been invited to a more conscious and deeper contemplation of this radical thought: If the outcome of any of […]

Hiding – by David Whyte (READ)

HIDING is a way of staying alive. Hiding is a way of holding ourselves until we are ready to come into the light. Even hiding the truth from ourselves can be a way to come to what we need in our own necessary time. Hiding is one of the brilliant and virtuoso practices of almost […]

WIL Truth always calls to Freedom (READ)

I’ve learned that Truth is Love, Truth is Peace, but Truth is a wild animal, roaming where she chooses; will not be held hostage by any religion, rituals, philosophies, systems, dogmas, personal practices or labels. He always calls to Freedom and the Wild Life! – bas/160415

WIL Coming Out……………..of our socialisation-induced trance (READ)

AWAKENING is really a “Coming out of our socialisation-induced trance”!

Activist Laid to Rest – R.I.P. (READ) – Originally Posted 13.08.14 – Re-worked

“Surrender is not giving up, but a giving over to what is true in this present moment. And the moment I accept what is, something begins to shift within me.”– Unknown I choose to no longer live under the imposed expectation of having to inspire others. I am no longer making life-decisions based on what I […]


GRATITUDE – A WAY OF LIFE “I Love My Wall [Alan Cohen is the author of many popular inspi­rational books, including the classics, THE DRAGON DOESN´T LIVE HERE ANYMORE, I HAD IT ALL THE TIME, and A DEEP BREATH OF LIFE. He is also a contributing writer for the bestselling CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL […]