The age of leaders has come and gone…

The age of leaders has come and gone. You must be your own leader now. You must contain the spirit of our time in your own life and your own nature. – Laurens van der Post –

juxtaposed with


The best beloved of all things in My sight is Justice; turn not away therefrom if thou desirest Me, and neglect it not that I may confide in thee. By its aid thou shalt see with thine own eyes and not through the eyes of others, and shalt know of thine own knowledge and not through the knowledge of thy neighbor. Ponder this in thy heart; how it behooveth thee to be. Verily justice is My gift to thee and the sign of My loving-kindness. Set it then before thine eyes. 2nd Arabic Hidden Word of Baha’u’llah

RP – Justice as an inner conditioner is what makes us authentic and autonomous in our caring, creativity & criticality – our goodness, our beauty and our truth.

~I bow to the Buddha in all beings~…

~I bow to the Buddha in all beings~


to the light in whatever lamp truth, beauty or goodness shine

Chris Packham ends one of the episodes of…

Chris Packham ends one of the episodes of the wonderful BBC series Secrets of Our Living Planet
with this statement, “Science is the art of understanding truth and beauty.”

Is it? The proper and limited concerns of science need to be upheld in contradistinction to the other two voices/modes/states of being – Caring the moral voice and Creativity-Beauty. My argument is here –

Whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of…

“Whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother. For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.” (3:10-11 – King James Bible, 1 John)

Don’t worry if you feel you can…

“Don’t worry if you feel you can only do one tiny good thing in one small corner of the cosmos. Just be a Buddha body in that one place.”

–Thich Nhat Hanh, from Buddha Mind, Buddha Body

Buddha Mind, Buddha Body