Lost: Amid the myriad faces of impossibility Within the thicket of my thoughts, Drowning in a sea of certainty And imprisoned by mesmerising memories. Lost: In the blindness of beliefs The opiate of… Read More
This series of articles, essays and letters are designed to help point the reader in the direction of Possibility (and away from impossibility).
Each article fleshes out how you and I can live from a fresh view of life, freedom and creativity. They are equally relevant for practitioners, mum and dad, business people and those working in the public sector.
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The spark for this article occurred in a recent workshop with a business group. In vivid detail, Bob explained how one of his children’s less-attractive behaviours escalated out of control. In animated fashion, he told the group how his other child leapt into the fray. And finally, taking that… Read More
I share with you the view that humankind’s greenhouse gas emissions are, by far, the greatest existential threat to humanity’s survival – with one overarching exception. That exception is detailed a little further down (where it will become clear why I present it in that order). But… Read More
Seeing beyond our frozen fears and imagined needs lies another realm, a realm unrivalled. Seeing beyond our beliefs, opinions and judgements, of being right and making others wrong, is another state – a state of wisdom and common sense. Seeing… Read More
‘There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.’ Henry David Thoreau This article strikes specifically at the root of racism – and in doing so,… Read More
It appears many people know what’s best for me – for you – for everyone. The most explicit example is the multitude of voices addressing the Covid pandemic. Both the mainstream and new media are advising me, scolding me at times, trying their best to put me straight about what… Read More
For this month’s article, I’m sharing some thoughts I prepared for my 80th Birthday party. This is not the exact text delivered on the night. Instead, it’s an abridged version of that speech, edited slightly for readers. It went like this … “On December 11th 2021, I turned 80. Read More
What follows attempts to explain the ineffable; how we function as we play Life’s gift to us: The game of living. Firstly, some precepts: Born from Life, we are Life. Life manifests in us as Original Thought – Life expressing its creative energy through us. Original Thought takes form within… Read More
When talking with clients, a conversation often takes place around the idea of being in service to ‘the common good’. What serves the ‘common good’? Who determines what it is? Is it even possible to be in service to ‘the common good’? Is it remotely possible to know what constitutes… Read More
LEARNING FROM PERSONAL HISTORY. LET’S DIG DEEPER INTO THE REALM OF POSSIBILITY. A few weeks back, John published an article entitled “The psychological wound is a mirage”. Soon after, Peter le Bretton, PH.D., a friend and respected colleague of John’s, responded with a spirited reply,… Read More