Creation or Miscreation? The Choice Is Always Ours

  The mind and heart and their intention and actions are linked to the universal laws of energy and cause and effect.      The Earth is alive just like all plant, animal and human life is alive. It feels pain and suffers like we do. It becomes sick as we do. It is also […]

You are one with the Vast Heart of the Universe

  The Vast beating Heart of Divine Love, pulsating, cascading, infusing, generating, illuminating, energizing, beautifying and encompassing everything, but beyond everything, is more than our tiny imagination and intellect can conceptualize. The Vast Heart is within you. The only truth. This Truth is beyond dogma, theology and human thinking. This truth is omnipresent, transcendent, immanent […]

The Magnificent Terrain of Your Heart

A metaphor I often use to describe consciousness is that of a country, a city or a terrain. The condition of any of these lands may be luminous, a pleasure to behold, warm, comfortable and inviting. They might also be grey, wild, stormy and unpredictable. These places can be inhabited by friendly people, beautiful wildlife, […]

The Witness: Communicating Divine Presence

Hanging on my bedroom wall is a small painting of the lunar surface. It was created for me by a palliative care patient with whom I worked about 10 years ago. He gave it to me as a gift of gratitude for the therapeutic relationship that we had created together to support him on his […]

Being a Therapist During COVID

  Being a psychotherapist during this period of the Covid pandemic – and especially during this current UK national lockdown – has required of me a level engagement with human suffering I have never known before. The field in which I practice – oncology and palliative care – has always been emotionally challenging, and this […]