Darkness before the Dawn

Night, it has been said, is always at its darkest just before dawn and if we were to apply that image to what is currently happening in our world  ( the dire situation in Syria, the horrendous scenario in Egypt, Iran going nuclear, our global financial problems, the problems of  youth unemployment, the environment – my list can go on for ever), Continue reading

Emergence of People Power

What do you feel about the emergence of people Power in the Middle East?………Do you feel hopeful for our future?
‘We seem to be seeing a strong impulse for freedom springing up in the world today – especially in the Middle East, with all the manifestations of ‘people power’ that we have been witnessing, especially with what has just been going on in Tunisia, Egypt and Bahrain and now Libya . Do you have hope that a better world is in the offing? If so, what do you think of those prophecies that foretell the end of the world in 2012? Doesn’t that sound rather scary?’ Continue reading

Is playing sports a spiritual activity?

The answer is yes, very much so.  I have always been an ardent sports player all my life and I was glued to the television both during the Olympics and the Paralympics. What was so particularly  moving about the Paralympics was to see that that same urge for excellence and to be the best, is  equally present in people with disabilities. Continue reading