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Simple, simple, simple …. and essential

Simple, simple, simple …. and essential

It is a great platitude to say that the world is getting more and more complicated and complex. Take just the field of technology and internet. Many of our seniors are hopelessly lost with a system that is changing and evolving almost daily. The aim of this blog is...

What changes ahead?

What changes ahead?

The war in Ukraine is but one small sign of the numerous rumblings reminding us that huge changes are awaiting us all as this globe becomes - mentally - smaller and smaller. Many people with just a little foresight can see that these rumblings, unless attended to,...

Loving Vladimir Putin

Loving Vladimir Putin

Recently, during my quiet time, I received what was clearly an order from “above": “Love Putin!”. And since then, I spend a moment almost every day showering this man with love. For how can this important leader at the head of one of the most powerful countries in the...

Who is really running the show?

Who is really running the show?

In this period of growing world distress and challenges, it is good to remember that maybe Someone/Something else is pulling the strings. My dear friend Sandy Wilder of the Educare Unlearning Institute, who sends out daily the most profound and enlightening free...

Spiritual Power in World Affairs

Spiritual Power in World Affairs

“As God* becomes a reality and we become consciously one with It, It guides every step of our experience.  It supplies us.  It draws to us all that we need in the world–right friendships, right family relationships, right supply, right activity, right books,...

Call to Action!

Call to Action!

“Spiritual activism is a practice that brings together the otherworldly and inward-focused work of spirituality and the outwardly-focused work of activism (which focuses on the conditions of the material or physical...

Listening to the Divine

Listening to the Divine

Elsewhere on this site you will find a narrative of an amazing encounter in an airplane with the allness of infinite Love, and that has been the crowning experience of my existence. Many years ago, I prided myself on being an intellectual who wrote a 900 page...

Plenitude is ours – now!

Plenitude is ours – now!

Reading one of my very favorite spiritual thinkers, Joel Goldsmith, an American mystic of the last century who founded a teaching called The Infinite Way, totally and radically transformed my whole approach to prayer. I read his book The Art of Spiritual Healing four...

The art of constant wonder

The art of constant wonder

On awakening, bless this day, for it is already full of unseen good which your blessings will call forth; for to bless is to acknowledge the unlimited good that is embedded in the very texture of the universe and awaiting each and all. One of the greatest secrets of...

How authority wanes

How authority wanes

Until Gutenberg invented the printing press, it was difficult to challenge authority, hence the stability of the systems in place for centuries, even millennia. The printing press allowed an increase in the circulation of ideas in all fields, which accelerated even...

What can I do about global warming?

What can I do about global warming?

So many people feel totally overwhelmed by the problem, and this at all levels. The ordinary citizen sees himself as a tiny pawn without any significant influence on a chessboard with 7.9 billion players. The director of a large multinational company immediately sees...

The most extraordinary spiritual affirmation of all time

The most extraordinary spiritual affirmation of all time

At the end of one of the parables that Jesus left us, that of the Prodigal Son (Gospel of Luke), we find the most extraordinary spiritual affirmation that I have ever read in my entire life: "My child, you are always with me and all that I have is yours." ALL that God...

Who is really pulling the strings?

Who is really pulling the strings?

by Pierre Pradervand More and more, I have the feeling that an extraordinary cosmic force is pulling the strings of my life. ALL the strings, down to the smallest details. Because either this simply unheard of "show" called the universe is directed by a force, a...

What does our authority rest upon?

What does our authority rest upon?

For thousands of years, ever since mankind started settling in cities, we evolved in rigid, patriarchal and extremely authoritarian structures - at least in the West. This started changing after the industrial revolution and the pace has been picking up since the end...

What impact do my blessings/prayers/meditations really have?

What impact do my blessings/prayers/meditations really have?

Many people wonder if their blessings have any significant impact. So, I would like to relate the experience of Alyna Rouelle, a young French spiritual leader who, at the time I followed one of her workshops and had a personal coaching session with her, lived solely...

An unshakable trust under all circumstances

An unshakable trust under all circumstances

Depending on our own vision of the world, of the universe, of history, it is quite possible for us to go through this very troubled period with deep trust. If we believe in a world dependent on the hazards of fate, or simply run by fate, then we should seriously...

A positive vision for 2021

A positive vision for 2021

In a world immersed in urgency, with alarm bells ringing left and right and dire predictions for our future, how dare I come up with a banner marked, “Yes, so many good things are happening”? Simply because how we look upon the world is a purely subjective vision...

Deep trust in troubled times

Deep trust in troubled times

“…may I trust Divine Love sufficiently to know that ultimately all is very, very well in the unfolding of the incredible divine Plan already written into the destiny of the universe for me and all.”365 Blessings to Heal Myself and the World To say the world is going...

The Presence of the Divine

The Presence of the Divine

Recently I came across a brief text by Joel Goldsmith* which really shook me in my foundations! It also made me become aware of how we can use words to protect ourselves in many different ways. You might also wish to refer to the story on this site about my discussion...

When contemplation and action meet

When contemplation and action meet

It is my deep conviction that any meaningful religious or spiritual approach must also really address the key issue of today - and that is a world that works for all. Disparities and inequalities in income and opportunities are become so huge, environmental...