To sin by silence, when we should protest, Makes cowards out of men. The human race Has climbed on protest. Had no voice been raised Against injustice, ignorance and lust, The Inquisition yet would serve the law, And guillotines decide our least disputes. The few who dare, must speak and speak again To right the […]


A few days ago, I had my second close encounter in three weeks with a praying mantis. So I had to look for some insight into what a praying mantis represents. The key power of the praying mantis is, according to Ted Andrews, that of stillness.

Through learning to still the outer mind and go […]