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

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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

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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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  • 10: Law of Completion – Babette’s Feast Tuesday 6 February, 2018
    Now you have the three Divine Laws, plus what I call the ‘crucible’ of alchemical energy — five Daily Laws that can support you consolidating your purpose. Then in the last email we looked at the Law of Exchange, where you need to explain yourself, or share the results of your alchemy in the world. […]
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  • 9: Law of Exchange – Hans Christian Andersen Tuesday 6 February, 2018
    The fictional, romantic movie Hans Christian Andersen, loosely based on the real life of the famous Danish storyteller, is a great movie classic, made in 1952. Despite its age, I personally think it stands re-watching, by small children and adults alike. This movie story line gives me a great lead in with the Law of […]
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  • 8: Law of Comfort – Chocolat Tuesday 6 February, 2018
    The Law of Comfort tells us to take time to chill out… look after ourselves, rest in the hammock, nurture our mind, body and Soul! We can’t keep on running all the time, pushing ourselves against the clock. We do need to make progress, but we also have to recognise when to take a breather […]
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