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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For Better or Worse we Create our Relationships

WHEN YOU TRULY SEE THIS, YOU’LL ENJOY A FRESH START In understanding this essay, and I don’t mean intellectually, but rather at your core, you will have already transformed your relationships: the good ones, the troubled ones, even the terrible ones – all of them. You… Read More

Heaven and Hell on Earth

THE CREATORS OF HEAVEN AND HELL The world watched the US news bulletins this week. What was your experience? This was mine. All the people I saw on the TV news – those police officers who committed the murderous act, the victim, the grieving family and friends, the furious crowds, the… Read More

Can our democracy work?

Hi John. Can any country be free if the people remain in bondage to their thinking – or can I understand democracy if I am not democratic, and can I ever be democratic if I stay in bondage to my thinking? Kind regards, Eamonn. Read More

Malcolm and Possibility

Hi John, I have read your articles about the Corona Virus. I think what we have had is a jolt against normality that will have economic, psychological and other repercussions for many years, most of which we can’t see at the moment. I hope that we do start seeing things… Read More


‘STONE WALLS DO NOT A PRISON MAKE, NOR IRON BARS A CAGE’ Richard Lovelace, 1642 A railway line that once carried passengers and freight across The Darling Range in Western Australia was suddenly closed mid-last century. Today, as an unintended blessing from that distant, questionable decision,… Read More


Can you touch hearts and minds by listening? We see to the heart of the matter when we genuinely listen to another. Listening in this way has everything to do with the other, and nothing to do with the other. It has everything to do with us,… Read More


Part 2 Possibility is a state of mind – the state for solving all problems, for getting a fresh start When I was a kid, 10 or so, my mother, May, taught me something that turned out to be of great import. It rang a bell… Read More


Part 1 We are in the midst of an unprecedented global crisis. As each day passes, the losses mount. Yet, nothing on this Earth is one-dimensional – the consequences of the virus, like everything in this world, are multi-faceted. As such, will this specific crisis, I… Read More


Possibility: the light illuminating the yet-to-be-seen, revealing opportunity, renewal and a new future, in whatever aspects of your life that matter to you. Our media presents unending follies that substitute for the understanding most would like to exhibit in our lives and witness in the… Read More


Self-righteousness is akin to self-poisoning. Yet we learn it from the cradle. The term “Influencer’ is extremely popular in the age of social media. In the online world, a social influencer is someone who’s avidly followed and revered. But did you know that every single person we encounter infuses our… Read More