Terrorism and Trees - AnAccidentalAnarchist.com

Terrorism and trees

If a tree falls in a forest, and there is no one to  hear it, does it make a sound? I am pretty sure trees fall quite often,  yet it is […]

Simon and Jay meditating at Stonehenge - from AnAccidentalAnarchist.com

Child friendly meditation

My children – a boy of 6 and a girl of 9 years – are fairly typical and struggle with finding calm space in the maelstrom of their lives.  But, […]

Wow Moments - AnAccidentalAnarchist.com

The wow moment from knocking down walls

The ground falls away beneath your feet leaving you feeling suspended in open space, weightless, boundless, light, optimistic and free. A wow moment. A wow moment is that feeling when […]

Acceptance; Is that so - AnAccidetnalAnarchist.com

Acceptance like a Zen master; Is that so

There was a Zen master who lived a peaceful, illuminated life of acceptance.   He was a source of wisdom for the local community.  Within the community, there was a respected […]

Putting down burden - AnAccidentalAnarchist.com

Two monks carrying a burden

An older and a younger monk are walking back to their monastery when they notice a young woman passed out in the middle of a busy road. The older monk tries […]

Finger pointing to the moon - anAccidentalAnarchist.com

Sign posts to the moon

A young spiritual learner was out for a walk with a wise old master and his dog. The evening was peaceful and cool. They walked in silence. After some time […]

Non-judgement - a post from AnAccidentalAnarchist.com

Case dismissed; non-judgemental thinking

Please preside as judge and juror of this familiar scene from life. A scene that we can all probably relate to and yet something that is quite revealing of ourselves. The […]

AnAccidentalAnarchist.com - Freud speaking of Impermanence

Freud’s requiem and the joy of transience

This writing is a translation of an original short essay written by Sigmund Freud in November 1915. It’s often referred to as his ‘Requiem’ (an act or token of remembrance) and […]

Art in Everyday life - AnAccidentalAnarchist.com

Living as art, mindfulness and alchemy

Alchemy is the alluring art of turning ordinary base metals into gold. For many years scientists spent hours mixing powders, fluids, cleaning soot and smoke off their faces in their attempts to […]