Brexit and global spiritual consciousness

luke skywalkerTomorrow Britain votes in what could be the most fundamentally life-changing referendum in the history of the world.  Is this mere hyperbole, exaggeration to grab your attention?  No, in one sense, the decision will impact not just on the citizens of the UK, but on those of the entire EU and, by broader implication, the entire universe.  It sounds like it could be the stuff of a Marvel comic strip.  Superheros on either side of the debate… The great and the good pitted against the forces of darkness… Continue reading Brexit and global spiritual consciousness

21 day water fast: day 0, or ‘the day before’

mount everestWhy?  Why 21 days?  For everyday detox, cleansing and health a week-long fast would be perfectly sufficient.  Well, I’ve done numerous 7-10 day water fasts over previous years, and I was thinking that a longer fast would be able to dig deeper into my body.  I’d like to experience that.  Also, it’s been a while since doing such a fast, because over the last couple of years I’ve been experimenting with dry fasting instead.

But maybe most concisely, it’s best summed up in the words of Edmund Hillary (the first man to reach the summit of Mount Everest).  Why climb Mount Everest?  As he said: because it’s there.  Of course a 21-day fast comes nowhere near to climbing the tallest peak in the world, but the motive has largely been the same.  To see what’s at the top of the mountain, this mountain. Continue reading 21 day water fast: day 0, or ‘the day before’