Category Archives: Spirituality

Coming Home

“The purpose of a pilgrimage is about setting aside a long period of time in which the only focus is to be the matters of the soul. Many believe a pilgrimage is about going away but it isn’t; it is … Continue reading

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Each of us is a pilgrim

  “I believe each of us is a pilgrim in our own way; we are all lost souls, trying to find our way home.” Set Adam Smith, Rip van Winkle and the Pumpkin Lantern I’ve been very lucky that three of … Continue reading

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Deeper Down Things

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I am reminded of a poem about observations, of the images and emotions they evoke. “Is this what I am doing now? Watching the currents, passages of life around me. I am not looking for books to explain more with … Continue reading

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A Bird Without Wings

A traveller without observation is a bird without wings (Moslih Eddin Saadi). One of the best things about travelling is observing other people in the place. They too may be travellers, or residents – and each goes about their business. … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth

We are approaching Christmas, the time of ‘peace on earth and goodwill to all’. Yesterday, we witnessed the rupturing of peace in Paris – senseless, brutal murder of innocent people enjoying their ordinary lives in restaurants, theatres and sporting matches … Continue reading

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