Category Archives: From the counsellor

The face of a man

It was said of Socrates that he always wore the same expression.

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Through the glass darkly

We do not see what we are looking at. We see our thoughts about what we are looking at. Thoughts prevent us from seeing. “Oh, look, there’s a Muslim.” If we don’t understand this, we will never see anything.

Enviro-mental

As the word suggests, environmental cleanup begins with the mind.

Mind is polluted if it is irritable, impatient, dissatisfied or wet-nursing a grudge.

Funnily enough, some of our worst polluters are fervent recyclers.