Poet, author, mystic

What – and where – is ‘the crystal sea’? And is it worth visiting?

Many ancient mystical texts describe visits to heavenly halls, where the floors or pavements are shining like crystal. The Victorian hymn which inspired the title of my novel, Across the Crystal Sea, tells us the songs of the ‘sinless’ will sweep across an ocean made of crystal. What can this ‘crystal’ experience be describing? The […]

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The pineal gland – gateway to heaven

This is a very ancient image of an angel… not the oldest I’ve come across, but pretty old. It’s a carved relief from the palace of an Assyrian King, Sargon. Assyria is now Iraq. The reliefs were probably carved around 700 BCE, so nearly three thousand years ago, then discovered by Victorian archeologists, who collected […]

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‘Where’ is Heaven? Is it worth seeking?

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Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Consciousness

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Jesus famously told his disciples ‘the Kingdom of Heaven is within you.’ This is mystical reply, based on an understanding of states of cosmic consciousness. When our mind expands beyond our small everyday self, we become aware that all the things we perceive are reflections of inner realities. Our outer world is a mirror image […]

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You are wearing a Crown

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Monday 7 August, 2017

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The democratization of enlightenment. The most exquisite crown is yours to wear...it is already radiating energy from your head. Believe it!

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Climbing Jacob’s ladder

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Monday 3 July, 2017

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The ladder to heaven needs a good foundation on which to rest.

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Mystery in the Rose

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Friday 16 June, 2017

Consciousness

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The mystical rose is a symbol of the unfolding blossom of love and joy in our heart.

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Your Brain is Not Your Mind!

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Thursday 20 April, 2017

Consciousness

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Your brain states can be measured by modern scientific methods and we can learn a great deal about brain patterns during meditation, but your brain is not creating your consciousness.

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No Human Being is an Island

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Wednesday 19 April, 2017

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A human being… experiences himself… as something separated from the rest… a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness… Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature — Albert Einstein

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Getting the Glow!

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Monday 17 April, 2017

Consciousness

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Learn to let your inner sunshine bring joy and blessings into the world.

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  • How to live your unique destiny as monarch in all four Kingdoms Friday 13 April, 2018
    Here are some very simple steps that can transform your life. You can ‘upgrade’ from being a servant to being in charge! Meditation at least twice a day for twenty minutes. Meditation opens your connection to Divine Source, the infinite resource of spiritual energy – FIRE Define your Mission and set out your goals for […]
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  • Bringing it all back home to the kingdom of Earth Wednesday 11 April, 2018
    The Earth element is the most dense, seemingly solid element. We tend to feel the three-dimensional world is fixed and settled but, like the other elements, Earth is living, growing and malleable. Everything is energy, some things vibrate more slowly than others and seem immoveable, but an advanced yogi can walk through a wall and […]
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  • Comforting and sharing in the kingdom of Water Monday 9 April, 2018
    The kingdom of Water can soothe and nurture us, but it can also take our breath away and dampen our Fire. The human body is mostly made of water, which is an essential life-giving element, alongside the air we require for breathing. We are nourished by water and, when we step into a healing pool, […]
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