This first post is devoted to outlining the nature of the straight path.
I loved coffee. I was what we call in Melbourne a ‘coffee snob’. I began drinking coffee in my teens. I started on instant coffee: first Nescafe and then Moccona. Once I turned eighteen, my taste developed and I began drinking percolated coffee. A ritual of passage as it were. For many years I drank... Continue Reading →
We carry the answers with us.
The benefits of purpose are many. The following passage from The Straight Path highlights some of these benefits: Blessed are those who accept their purpose. For purpose endows the mind with strength. It feeds determination and acts as a support for the will when the will falters. It is a barrier against fear when fear... Continue Reading →
Sometimes I forget why I write. I focus so much upon the dream of success, the acclaim and affirmation of others, that I lose sight of the rewards the act of writing gives to me. It is only when I write that I experience a true sense of contentment and fulfillment, a sense that I... Continue Reading →
The greatest gift God has given to us is the ability to change reality : the gift of creation.
Purpose shackles depression.
A nation is an organism. It is born, grows, decays and dies. It chooses leaders best suited to fulfilling its destiny.
A chance meeting can lead to a new direction. This is a story about such a chance meeting I had recently, which lead to a new direction in my life. It occurred in Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday 13th May 2017. I was walking up Lonsdale Street on my way to the Theosophical Bookshop. I had... Continue Reading →
Writing is a form of meditation. It connects the mind to the higher self, to the source of creation.
The stronger the legs become the farther they walk the path. The stronger the thoughts become the closer they come to God.
Purpose is essential to life as it gives meaning and direction to the thoughts of the mind and the actions of the body. The purpose of the mind and the body is to learn and grow stronger. The mind and the body strengthen themselves by acting virtuously. To learn, to strengthen, and to seek virtue,... Continue Reading →
We mimic God as best we can.
Whatever we do, good or bad, we pass to our children.
Purpose is the reason for living. It gives meaning to life and directs the thoughts and actions of the mind and the body. Without purpose, the mind and the body lose vitality. They flounder and lose their way. The purpose of the mind and the body is to learn. To learn is to understand more... Continue Reading →
Children are born knowing the straight path. They are born knowing truth, justice and love.
Dr Marin Luther King Jr’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech embodied the hopes and dreams of the Civil Rights Movement in the USA during the 1960s. It is one of the most famous speeches of the 20th century. In the final paragraph from this excerpt of his speech, Dr Martin Luther King Jr quotes Isaiah... Continue Reading →