Category Archives: Elements of Coping

Spiritual Discernment (Continued)

What more is there to say? But then let us suppose that the ‘high wire’ artist singles me out from other bystanders with an invitation to “wheel me across” the same ravine “in (his) wheelbarrow”. Ah! That is different. As … Continue reading

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Spiritual Discernment.

I want in this blog and before going further, to provide some real sense of the extent to which we can (and should) sometimes expect to move swiftly out of our depth (in terms of logical reasoning) when discussing spirituality. … Continue reading

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Beyond Self. (Continuation of previous posting)

.Returning to the Promethean myth for a further moment, referred to in my previous posting, we may well maintain that fire – or to use the language of these blogs – mind and its potential for the recognition of spirit … Continue reading

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Beyond Self. (Continuation of previous posting).

What we have just described in the final paragraphs of the previous blog, is something to which I guess the overwhelming majority of us can relate to in our own day and age. However, for us it is unlikely to … Continue reading

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Beyond Self. (Continuation of previous posting).

.First of all, let me, as promised, briefly recap by amplifying somewhat the contents of the previous blog. Spirituality – so we have established – is as integral to life as is the air that surrounds us. Our word “spirit” … Continue reading

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Beyond Self. (Continuation of previous posting)

.Some describe religion quite simply as a belief in spiritual power emanating and radiating from and through spiritual beings. Others have worked out more elaborate definitions to do with beliefs and practices prescribing patterns of behaviour, which in turn possess … Continue reading

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