World Peace is a Personal Choice

World peace starts with each individual turning their attention towards peace in their daily life and in their relations with others and with the world at large.

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Ignorance is the darkness of not knowing

Christ’s suffering at Calvary exposes the ignorance, the darkness of humanity for all to see. He deliberately cast himself as the innocent victim of betrayal, corruption, greed, narcissism, sadism, deceit and finally condemned to death. The way of the cross lays bare the dark side of man. On the other hand it teaches us that […]

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Lying hides reality, truth reveals it

Why is it important, or even desirable, to tell the truth? Lying our way through life is perhaps better, or at least lying occasionally, when necessary to support our preferred views or to satisfy our craving for things. We should note that we also contribute to the perpetration of lies when we believe them, thus […]

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Taking back our personal reality in a symbolic world

Taking back our personal reality: As humans we have much less of a hold on reality than other species. Other species seem to be integrated in creation whilst humanity is for ever struggling to fit in. We are as if an outsider in a foreign land. We do not appear to be so well suited […]

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Tech-Free Schools, at least one week a term

For one week a term children would be exposed to a sense of security, of community, a sense of belonging and empathy. A sense that they are not entitled but capable, loved and safe.

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The Secular Belief Conundrum

It is interesting to note that the word secular has no meaning in and of itself. It is mostly defined as the absence of a religious or spiritual orientation, the lack of a moral code encompassing a transcendental meaning and purpose. Everybody has some sort of overall view of the world as being a good […]

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Resolve to seek the highest truth

Resolve to seek the highest truth: Mankind has a predilection for feeling superior. We have weaponised our talents to dominate other species and to plunder the earth. Moreover we have conceptualised this behaviour as being mandated by God and we feel quite self-righteous about it. I sometimes think that certain people have redefined the meaning […]

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Christmas: a time for Truth and Goodness

Christmas is important to us as Christ’s message is particularly directed at humanity. Christ did not just intend his message for the humanity of his time, but for the humanity of all time. Jesus is exceptional because of how he came to be, who he was, because of his mission’s purpose, its meaning and, last […]

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Succumbing to the tyranny of idols

Succumbing to the tyranny of idols: We are what we eat, drink, and do. We are what we think and feel. We are what we believe in. We are all this and more. Describing the collective of what we are in this way gives us a level of understanding. However, in a more fundamental way, […]

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This is the Story of Your Life

This is the story of your life – We sense it when we sit alone, something is not right with life. There is a truth to be known but we cannot put our finger on it. There is a veiled reality beckoning us, just beyond our perception. The histories of the peoples of the world […]

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