Tag Archives: hope

Can we love even our deadliest enemies?

It never ceases to amaze me that in the midst of the physical and emotional agony of the cross, Jesus was able to look at the very people crucifying him and say — and, of course, mean — ”Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do”. So how did he do it? According to Christian Science founder […]

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A spiritual response to gun crime?

This quote speaks to me of a part we can all play in responding to gun crime, whatever our political persuasion about the human causes for it. We can check our own mental landscape for any intrusion of hatred of others in our thinking and spiritually rise to counter that imposition on our divinely gifted, all-loving […]

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Let’s value who we truly are!

My latest photo-essayish blog has just been posted on Medium.com as “5 (Spiritual) ways to value who you truly are”! (The photos, including the one above, are from my “More Subtle Selfies” series.) These are the 5 bullet points: We can disentangle our thinking! We don’t need to settle for a lesser love for ourselves We […]

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Should we passively accept our mortality?

“Toward’s twilight” by Tony Lobl When it comes to dying, doctors don’t always take their own medicine. A poignant example is that of a highly respected clinician who was diagnosed with cancer and yet chose not to avail himself of chemotherapy, radiation, or surgical treatment. Instead, he closed his practice and spent some quality time […]

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Are You Reading For Healing?

There is a flood of books being written about health – but here is my story about reading a book that actually brought me health.? My latest LinkedIn blog is called: Ten Pence For A Lifetime Of Healing. Here is an excerpt: At first it was just a book bought for a bargain 10p in Oxfam by a friend. He said it contained […]

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Give yourself the gift of Christmas gratitude!

Mindful of those whose holidays might be bleaker than others, I have posted a blog on the Huffington Post called: “Wishing You a Holiday Season Aflame With Gratitude!”  Here is an excerpt: Picture this. You gather family and friends of all ages in a large room and ask each person to hold a single, unlit […]

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Is the end of the world (medically) nigh?

The original doom and gloom merchants touting a coming apocalypse were religious seers. Nowadays, though, faith-based threats of calamity tend to be greeted with a flood of sassy Tweets, rather than waves of panic. “I used to have a job carrying those “End of the world” signs but I got fed up working the nigh […]

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Dementia and drug-free solutions

What are our options if faced with a diagnosis of dementia? Might therapies without drugs prove helpful?  A scientific research project and an individual’s spiritual journey point to that possibility in Do Drug-Free Options Offer Fresh Hope? – my most recent Huffington Post UK blog. (Please “FB share”, “tweet”, “email” “G+″ it or “FB like” it from the […]

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Hope lights London’s way

As government officials and police battle to halt the rioting sweeping the capital many Londoners are taking practical and spiritual steps to make a difference. As evidenced by today’s Twitter trending hashtags #riotcleanup  and  #prayforlondon, a welcome sense of community spirit has stepped in with residents sweeping up the debris and openly praying for an end to the chaos. There is […]

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