Good journalism is important for society and has achieved much. I am grateful for that. On the other hand, journalism gets a bad name from some questionable conduct. Aside from rude and stuck-up journalists, of whom I have met a few, there is 'irresponsible reporting'. This article is a probably an example. I say 'probably' because I don't know the full facts. I assume that the … [Read more...] about Alex Rowan’s Digest 21 Jan 2018
Ravens/Corvids are one of my personal Totems. Totems are an aspect of Shamanism. We even have a semi tame Torresian Crow who will eat from the hand (we feed good nutritional food only). I like Corvids, though I know many people don't. Some people have deep subconscious fears surrounding Crows, Ravens and other Corvids. I have long had an 'affinity' with the Corvids. Among other … [Read more...] about Alex Rowan’s Digest 7 Jan 2018
Imagine a warm summer's day... A beautiful butterfly lands in your palm - wings quivering softly. You behold its beauty - colors, softness, structure, thin film of dust on wings... While the butterfly chooses to remain in the open palm of your hand you can enjoy (possess) its beauty, yet if you try to hold onto it by closing your fingers you will damage it, thus … [Read more...] about Butterfly Wisdom
For many of us here in 'the west' the Christian cross is a well-known symbol. Like me, I expect many people would be extremely surprised to discover that a brand symbol, around 100 years old, is more widely known than Christianity's symbol, upon which Jesus was reportedly crucified. Besides the obvious interest in this fact from a 'trivia perspective', it is … [Read more...] about How Well Known Is The Christian Cross?
Ok, I admit that I am a cat lover - a 'cat person'. I like little cats, big cats, adult cats and kittens. I like black cats too and do not regard them negatively, unlike some. Few know that a black cat is considered a sign of bad luck and death for Muslims. Click here for more information about black cats and positive/negative superstition. Currently I … [Read more...] about Kitten Therapy For Stress
Hi Alex , How have you been? Hopefully this year has started off well for you. You`d be happy to know, I finally got my license & bought a car , so a whole new chapter full of family events & adventure has begun.Sadly , my stepdad passed away from his debilitating disease ( schelraderma ) about 6 months ago. Visiting him in hospital was tough whilst he was subdued over … [Read more...] about Moving Testimonial About Healing From Inner Pain