A different perspective

Throughout history, there have been people who have been able to step outside their own narrow self-interest in times of danger and act from a larger perspective.


One of the pleasures of visiting a foreign city can be the opportunity to meander through its streets, without much purpose except to look around and discover what is there.

The guest house

In his poem ‘The guest house’, the Sufi poet Rumi invites us to metaphorically open ourselves up to all visitors, just like a guest house which doesn’t get to choose who stays the night.


One of the more disconcerting effects of a regular meditation practice is the way in which it can undermine our solid sense of identity.