Welcome to wholehearted.blog!

Nothing gives me greater joy than inspiring and encouraging people. Hence my blog!

I wanted to create an online oasis, a space to come to revive your heart and soul with life-affirming articles, quotes, poems, comments and musings, all of which accord with the Buddhist philosophy of respecting the dignity of all life.

I particularly have women in mind, to help us come together to strengthen ourselves. I believe that our voices are called for at this time in human history to help bring about a new ethos on our planet. An ethos that respects and supports life, instead of exploiting and destroying it. But of course, like-minded gentlemen are also most welcome!

As Pam Montgomery points out in her wonderful book, Plant Spirit Healing, one of the basic tenets of nature (a.k.a. life) is that of interconnected and and interdependent relationships.

She says, “When we try to do it all ourselves, we often fall short because this is not how nature is designed. Everything in nature is interdependent; nothing stands alone.”

I hope you enjoy the content you find here.

  • No Final Frontier

    October 25, 2020 by

    To lead a life in which we are inspired and can inspire others, our hearts have to be alive; they have to be filled with passion and enthusiasm. To achieve that, we need the courage to live true to ourselves. Rather than borrowing from or imitating others, we need the conviction to be able to… Read more

  • Inch by Inch It’s a Cinch!

    May 10, 2020 by

    You never know when the Universe is going to give you a nudge. I got one years ago in a Toronto comedy club. I went there with a couple of friends to see a clever and funny standup comedian from the States. And she told one gag that lodged itself indelibly in my mind. It… Read more

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