Ross Bishop

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Being Better Consumers

There are many reasons for us to rethink our "modern" lifestyle. The biggest one is that may of our choices are putting the planet in jeopardy, and the pace of degradation is rapidly accelerating. It may not be immediately apparent, but if we continue, the walls are going to come crashing down if not for us, certainly for our children.
POSTED ON: November 13, 2017, 12:35 pm BY Ross Bishop

Making compromises

It seems difficult to be in a relationship or in society without making compromises. Our differing beliefs, needs and values have to be sorted out if we are to exist together. You’ve built a life that “accommodates” your needs and doesn't push you where you don't want to go.
POSTED ON: October 24, 2017, 2:45 pm BY Ross Bishop

The Wounded Inner Child

Children don't understand adult psychology. All a child knows is that the love she needs is there, but that it is also sometimes withheld; and she has no explanation as to why, other than it must have been something she did.
POSTED ON: June 26, 2017, 10:00 am BY Ross Bishop

Some Spiritual Practices

There are a few effective practices that can make a great deal of difference in your life. The first is a technique that Krishnamurti taught. He maintained that this was his "secret to life." Krishnamurti looked at every situation and reminded himself that: IT DOESN'T MATTER!
POSTED ON: November 30, -0001, 12:00 am BY Ross Bishop

Understanding Karma

The concept of karma can be confusing. Many people hold the mistaken belief that karma is some sort of moral bank account in which good deeds are balanced against bad deeds, the result determining one’s fate. The premise is that you will pay in the future for what you do to others today. That isn’t quite how karma works.
POSTED ON: May 8, 2016, 8:40 am BY Ross Bishop

Emotion

We do not see the truth, rather, we “see” what our preconceptions, fears and training condition us to see. The world may be the same in an absolute sense, but the moment the world enters each person’s mind, things change. Reality becomes edited, managed, manipulated and shaped by our fears, anxieties and prejudices. We tilt the field of play before the game ever begins.
POSTED ON: May 8, 2016, 12:20 pm BY Ross Bishop