Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Father’s Day I have been thinking about my Father this past week. On Friday August 31st 2001 he passed from this life and two days later, the first Sunday in September, it was our first Father’s Day without him. The following day at 12.00 noon we celebrated his life; if you knew my father you […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

To this point, it has been a productive day. I have prayed, read the weekend paper, had telephone conversations with two of my adult offspring, spoken with our oldest granddaughter to wish her a happy birthday, seasoned my new stainless steel frying pan with coconut oil, pottered in the garden, picked fresh organic produce, planted […]

The Books you will Read.

So far in this series of blogs, we have discussed The Bible, Tootle, Shakespeare, Your Erroneous Zones, Bradshaw on The Family and today we come to a real gem. The Road Less Travelled by M Scott Peck, which was first published in 1978 and has sold over 10 million copies. M Scott Peck, who passed […]

Person #5: Oh, The People You’ll Meet.

My eldest daughter had married and in the Spring she and my wonderful first son-in -law came to visit. He bought the Sunday paper, something I did not do, and after they returned home the paper just hung about in the lounge room for about 3 weeks. I picked it up one morning to throw […]

Others are merely mirrors of you.

The next rule in The Rules for being Human. Rule No.7 Others are merely mirrors of you. We cannot love or hate something about another person unless it reflects something we love or hate about ourselves. Ouch! This one hurts a little bit doesn’t it? Because it asks us to turn the focus back onto […]