Category Archives: non-fiction

The Problem With The World is …

The problem with the world is that it isn’t. THE WORLD doesn’t exist. A WORLD doesn’t exist. There’s your world and my world; her world and his world. Our worlds seem excruciatingly close. So close, in fact, that they seem … Continue reading

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The Problem With Your Problems is …

The Problem With Your Problems is that they’re not big enough … for the formula is: big problems = big life. Nelson Mandela’s big problem meant a big life. How big is your life – is it limited by your small problems? Continue reading

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The Problem with Problems is …

The problem with problems is that we think that problems shouldn’t be. We spend our lives trying to rid ourselves of problems – avoiding them, reducing them, eliminating them. The battle-cry of the age is for everyone to Make A … Continue reading

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Primordial Action, Self-Harming and Peace

As the snake crawled out of the rain and into the carpenter’s shed, the hand-saw, lying on the bench, bit him, drawing blood. Acting on his primordial impulses, the snake retaliated. He wrapped himself round his attacker, squeezing it tighter … Continue reading

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Mind Controlling the Pulse of Life?

I was last in an operating theatre 58 years ago for the removal of my tonsils. It was not a space I was accustomed to. I woke from my appendectomy operation – taking out my burst, gangrenous appendix – fighting … Continue reading

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Building A Better God

The God I’ve built is not one with eyes, ears, judgement or kindness. This god is not even a He. Or a She. Or an It. This God is a process, a system. It’s at this point you could become … Continue reading

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God Takes No Prisoners

God takes no prisoners for he has no prisons. We build our prisons and wonder where he left the key. The key is choosing acceptance. Choosing gratitude. Choosing forgiveness. Choosing peace. We have the key. We are the key. God, … Continue reading

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