Mother Teresa (26 aug 2010 – 5 sep 1997)

“People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway. If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest and sincere…

Truth is…

I have always been out there searching for the truth. More recently I have been pondering about what ‘truth’ means. There are a lot of people, preaching that they know ‘the truth’. But what is that, what is ‘truth’? There are a few things I know about truth. First, each of us knows their own…

Celebrant or Minister what’s the difference?

Nowadays there are many courses in Ireland that will teach you how to become a celebrant. Some of them even give you the right to perform legal ceremonies. So, what is the difference between becoming a celebrant and becoming an interfaith minister? In this blog, I will try and explain the main differences from my…

Cogito Ergo Sum

Cogito Ergo Sum, Descartes said it, I can only be sure that I exists within my own thinking reality. There is no proof anything else exists. From that perspective, atheists definitely have a point. Being an avid philosopher and having a keen interest in psychology, my starting point towards my own spirituality will always be…

Why choose a separation ceremony?

There are many reasons why relationships end. The person with whom you once shared ‘the happiest day of your life’, with whom you declared your love for each other in front of the people you hold dear, with whom you build a home and a life, that person might one day no longer be the…

‘One of the great secrets of contentment is the refusal to take ourselves seriously. To laugh at ourselves, to stand aside, and in imagination, watch ourselves go by.’ Gilbert Hay

The Perennial Philosophy

The Perennial Philosophy is a book written by Aldous Huxley, author of ‘Brave new World’, amongst other works. It was published shortly after WWII in 1946. It’s one of the first modern ‘interfaith’ books. Aldous Huxley brings forward the point that all religions share the same metaphysical truth. This truth is more important to each…

Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo

Ong Namo -I bow to the subtle divine wisdom
Guru Dev Namo – I bow to the divine teacher within

The heart of God

When you love, don’t say ‘God is in my heart’
But rather ‘I am the heart of God’.
~ Khalil Gibran