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I had the privilege of sharing some of my story to a large group of recovering addicts, only because the founder of the rehab facility wanted my HOPE to rub off on them. The room was electric, men and women from all walks of life, young and old desiring freedom of the soul. In my thirty minute session, I shared a handful of stories injected with real life experiences and I could… Read More

When the flower has fully bloomed its spender starts to fade, as it is with life. The very idea of peaking in life as the be all is the shortest way to experience deep depression. Of course life has peaks and troughs and neither one ought to be our dwelling place forever. Life is a struggle which is where true enlightenment shines the most It was Jesus who encouraged those who really… Read More

A fundamental human trait is an ability to strive to achieve an end goal even against incredible odds. We rally together for justice We rally together for family and friends We rally together for economic gain We rally together for survival Human beings world wide will endure all sorts of hardship and still have an ability to retain their dignity. They will share their equity. They still smile and remain hopeful. I… Read More

It’s very rare to find individuals that are so inclusive, that purity is their greatest motive. It’s so much easier to create outsiders, US & THEM. Xenophobia is real and is used by politicians to win elections. Tribal leaders have used it for thousands of years in order to preserve cultures. Both politicians and tribal elders see themselves as the puritans to keep order. Giving everyone a seat at the table, even… Read More

When you grow up in a family that has survived a world war and civil wars, you definitely become more philosophical about life. How on earth was I destined to become anything normal when my whole childhood stories were about escaping poverty and war. Mum was far more stoic than dad, she kept her pain in. Dad just let it all out through story telling and dark humour. As I got older,… Read More

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