To My Inner Child

Dear Reader, Do you ever feel like something vital is missing from your life?  Have you forgotten how to have fun?  Are you serious all the time?  The perhaps you need to connect with you inner child.  Your young self that is the most deeply impacted by early events in life and continues to affect…

Suffering

Dear Reader, Why do we suffer? I believe that suffering is inevitable, just as Buddha himself once discovered.  How much and how long we suffer, is up to us. I noticed that I suffer more when I start to think about all the problems in this world and I feel so helpless and overwhelmed.  This…

Being Real

Dear Reader, How many of us can say that we are at all our times, our authentic selves?  Society and conditioning has taught us to believe that we should always look our best, paste on that fake smile even if we are dying inside.  Heaven forbid that anyone should see our true feelings because everyone…

Forgiveness

Dear Reader, Forgiving ourselves and others is such a powerful and liberating act, yet it is also sometimes very difficult to let go.  I think that this poem pretty much sums up my experience and my awakening to the path of forgiveness.  I  don’t think that I have fully recovered from this experience yet but…

To My Heart

Dear Reader, how many of us still believe in Love?  In this New Age world filled with disillusions about what Love actually is, how do we recognise true Love?  If someone hurts us, we feel the heartache and put a ‘band-aid’ on to make it better.  However, that pain never truly goes away, instead it…

Can You See Me?

Can You See Me?   I feel so lonely, Even though I am not alone I feel so invisible, It is as if I am already gone   I reach out to you, Can you see me? But you look right through, Its as if you don’t hear my plea   I feel so rejected…