One of my heroes

If there was an Olympics for original thinking and indomitable spirit, Dr Elisabeth Kubler-Ross would win double gold. She is the most spirited and spiritually broad-minded person I’ve ever read about. Disobeying her father’s wish that she become a secretary, she quit her family home in Switzerland and hitchhiked through war torn Europe in the…

Send Me Something Lovely…!

I often say to Laura ‘Send me something lovely’ as I head to my local park, and magically I’ll have a beautiful encounter with birds, butterflies or dogs. This time I was over the moon to find a tiny dormouse in the grass next to my picnic blanket. In the 25 years that I’ve lived here, I’ve…

Life After Life

Until this trip nearly all the spiritual stories I’d heard were told by women. Maybe it was sitting on a male energy vortex that changed things. Greg, a gay man and former catholic priest visiting the Christ in the Desert Monastery, laughed when I said I was a little spooked at first  experiencing Laura’s spiritual…

Inspired

Wow! I was bowled over this morning when I switched on my laptop to find the blog got almost 5,000 hits in one day and so many kind messages of love and support from meditators on the Deepak Chopra site. It lifts my wings and makes me feel less alone. It was exactly a year…