One of the things that I have re-learnt in life is to ask questions. As a child, asking questions happened spontaneously, eagerly and fearlessly. As I grew up, it became more and more difficult to ask questions.
A major reason was fear. I was afraid of being told off for being [...]
“By soul I mean, first of all, a perspective rather than a substance, a viewpoint toward things rather than a thing itself. This perspective is reflective; it mediates events and makes differences between ourselves and everything that happens. Between us and events, between the doer and the deed, there is a reflective moment — and [...]
My writing this morning is motivated by a jumble of thoughts, impressions and loose threads that are offering themselves for organization. I don’t know if I shall achieve that organization although I do know that the process of writing often helps me sort through such cognitive hotchpotches!
I am also motivated by the comments that [...]
I am most curious about this thing we call ‘soul’. There was a time when I must have assumed I knew what it meant. I certainly don’t assume that any more. This, despite the fact that that I have read Thomas Moore’s Care of The Soul and Soul Mates as well [...]
It’s been a while since I’ve posted here. I am currently in Malaysia, returning to Brisbane at the end of this month by which time I would have been here for just over a month. If you have been visiting this blog in the hope of reading new posts, I do apologize for [...]