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Poems on the theme of death

Poems on the theme of death

Poems on Death This image below is Trinity by Masaccio – 1425-28 – Santa Maria Novella, Florence. On the sacrophagus underneath is the “carved” inscription which translates as: “I once was what you are and what I am you also will be.”     And here are a few poems on the theme of death. [...]


Removing the onion layers of ego

Removing the onion layers of ego

I host or moderate a small group of sincere spiritual seekers through the format of email exchanges on a weekly basis. What’s shared below is the response Mike, a member of the group, gave to three of the others. I think these responses are so apt and well articulated that anyone interested in spiritual development [...]


Post-retreat letter to friends, March 2014

Post-retreat letter to friends, March 2014

Post-retreat letter to friends, March 2014  Having just hosted or facilitated a weekend retreat, or intensive spiritual workshop would be a more appropriate name, I feel like writing to the participants. http://parvanihall.ie/   Dear Retreat Friends, You are home again after your intense weekend of spiritual talks, discussions, sharing of ideas and meeting others who [...]


Anam Cara – Soul Friend

Anam Cara - Soul Friend

Anam Cara   I was sent this piece by my friend Peter recently and I thought I’d share it. It is part of the prologue of a book by John O’ Donohue who was an Irish Author. He died in 2008. The book is about Celtic spirituality. The name of the book is called Anam [...]


Tess Hughes interview on Conscious tv, July 2011

Tess Hughes interview on Conscious tv, July 2011

Tess Hughes ‘The Non-Event Of No Self’ Interview by Renate McNay This interview was done with Tess Hughes by Conscious TV in 2011. Tess is a spiritually awakened woman from Galway, Ireland who had been seeking spiritual fruition for around 33 years. During those  years she drank from the cups of Christianity, Buddhism, Vedanta, Sufism, [...]


Tess Hughes speaks at TAT, April 2011

Tess Hughes speaks at TAT, April 2011

This talk was given at the TAT Foundation Spring meeting in West Virginia, U.S.A in April 2011.