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The Power of Faith

The Power of Faith A little while ago a friend of mine asked me how he could strengthen his beliefs. It seems he was having trouble achieving, within his time restraints, the new goals that he was following. Nothing that he was doing seemed to be working towards achieving these aims. Although, one would have […]

Happiness is Natural

Happiness is Natural   Happiness is a natural and intrinsic purpose in life and for that reason we have no need to choose every pleasure that is on offer. There are times when many pleasures can become a source of great annoyance and act as diversions from our continuous growth. And there are times when […]

Self-love Denies

Self-love Denies   Self-love denies You are part of creation. You accept our dominion exists for you You put your own interests, pleasures and needs Before the beneficial interests of the universe And the needs of the less fortunate.   Abandon Self-love And Turn this fondness of self Outwards to others And Give them the […]

This is Your Blood

This is Your Blood.   This is your blood. Where were they when it mattered? Where were they when it cared? Where were they when it needed tough? Where were they when you could not cope? Where were they when it was dark? Where were they when you were afraid? Where were they when you […]

The Tradie

The  Tradie   Darwin can be a hot stifling place in both the Dry and Wet season. The temperature remains about the same (33c) all year round. Although I’ve never been there during the rainy season, I have been told by those that have, that the whole region can be unbearable. The humidity is intolerable […]

Calm.

Calm. People who live a life are always under pressure. But it is your ability to put things into their right perspective that will enable you to deal with your situation. All those niggling little irritations and ailments that seem to be in your way whenever important decisions or events are happening are very often […]

Stress Free

Stress Free   Whoever lessens his work load and expands his leisure time should  have the common sense enough to use his leisure time to expand his horizons and make it fully productive and thus to  eradicate worry and anxiety altogether. Useless non-productive leisure time and senseless worry reek of foolishness in the list of […]

Pete

Pete   Pete is a swaggie. A colourful character and a part of our history that once made up and still today moulds the Australian identity. Most of us are proud to read about, brag about and belong to this as part of our distinctive heritage, except when it comes to associating with him in […]

The Value of Art

The Value of Art   The value of art lies only to the extent that it communicates with us in our time. It has no creative value if it offers nothing that can be appreciated by others.  It might be standardised by rules and fantasies in an equation that the whole world can find acceptable; […]

Loss

Loss When you see a person grieving over his loss of a loved one or suffering the melancholy and self-doubt that arises from having endured a great mental or physical loss take care that the appearance you give is not one that you will later regret. By not treating his current situation as if he […]