Possibility Articles

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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LIFE UNBRIDLED – POSSIBILITY DISCOVERED

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 beyond… Read More

ENDING RACISM AND OTHER -ISMS.

‘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, at all other -isms. Read More

DOES ANYONE KNOW WHAT IS BEST FOR US?

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

REFLECTIONS AND THANKS ON MY 80TH BIRTHDAY

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

THE GIFT OF LIFE IS OURS TO EXPLORE.

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

SEQUEL TO: THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WOUND IS A MIRAGE

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

THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WOUND IS A MIRAGE

After reading my previous article here, ‘Will The World Heal Without You?’, a dear friend of some 45 years wrote to me. With Tom’s permission, I quote, in part, what he said: “I have read the article and can see the point but just find it very difficult to know… Read More

WILL THE WORLD HEAL WITHOUT YOU?

This is a story about you, your life, your reality – your world. The first part of this article, the PRESENT STATE, you may find confronting. A good friend said: ‘John, it’s just too grim – people will stop reading. You need to put the solution before outlining the problems.’… Read More