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Esoteric Essays

Each month we publish an essay highlighting goodwill in world affairs.

Bursting with the Joy of the Unknown

BurstingWithTheJoyOfTheUknown

We may not often realise how deeply anchored we can be in the “way things are” until a crisis shakes us loose from old moorings and strips away the encrustation of barnacles from our little vessel so it may sail into the ocean of life. In such times – even if only temporarily – we can be reduced to our essence, …

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A Bridge in Consciousness

A Bridge in Consciousness

If we listen deeply enough we can hear the first notes of the coming Age of Light already sounding throughout the world. They remind us that we have been given such a beautiful world in which to learn and grow. Even the impact of the most limited vision cannot destroy the inherent beauty, life and presence which shines through even …

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A Beacon to Dispel the Dark

A Beacon to Dispel the Dark

Looking through the lens of mainstream media, world events can seem increasingly unpredictable, with previously “hawkish” leaders making peace agreements even as abuses of power are revealed within their regimes as well as in others around the globe. Yet seeing through a wider lens connecting with new communication links, it becomes apparent that there is much more going on in …

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Creating a Pathway of Return

Creating a Pathway of Return

Watching the news recently beamed to us through the global media, one can detect a new era waxing in human hearts as the old dissolves in disarray. Here and there we catch glimpses of a strengthening and expanding hope and joy, such as the royal wedding coverage. This was a burst of joy eclipsing the backdrop of the passing era …

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Love is the Lion of Truth

Lion of Truth

As the seasons turn and extremes of weather have their effect on us all, we are faced with the power of the mighty natural world in which we live, move, breathe and have our being. Our daily lives can be beset with the demands of work, co-workers, friends, family, society and international tensions to the point where we may forget …

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Seeing the New World Rise

Seeing the New World Rise

The young ones born at the turn of the century are beginning to make their presence felt and with them a new human force is rising up even as the structures and systems of the passing civilisation fail through self-interest and the natural world breaks under the weight of exploitation. This new force is reforming the substance of the dissolving …

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You are the Secret Treasure-bearer

Secret Treasure Bearer

Throughout the eons of human existence we have moved through countless concepts and ideas about the divine. And as the old civilisation crumbles around us and the new is still forming, some of us may still carry the legacy of earlier ideas of a vengeful God instilling fear, apportioning blame and exacting punishment. Others, experiencing the pain of the world …

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The Era of the Mother of the World

Mother of the World

The Christmas decorations are being stored away and the New Year celebration is becoming a memory. Children are preparing to return to school and their parents are re-immersing in the working week. But our eyes have been refreshed from interaction with family and friends and have been reminded that connections of love underlie what brings peace, happiness and joy. Perhaps …

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Joy is a Special Wisdom

Lotus with swallow

As we approach Christmas and a New Year, we enter a cyclic turning point. It is a time of remembering and completion, and as the cycle turns into a new moment, Time offers a fresh page for renewed inspiration. We plan family gatherings, remember old friends and, as we enter the New Year, we set new goals – perhaps a …

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Reflect the Truth and Beauty of Life

Lotus of Truth & Beauty

Here in the Southern hemisphere we are in the midst of the Spring season and the fragrance of flowering plants floats invisibly and silently on subtle air currents, carrying memories of past cycles and anticipation of the new. As we breathe in the beauty and promise of each season passing in its cyclic progression, we too automatically move through the …

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