Like a good little perfectionist I’ve been holding off on posting about Law 7 – the Law of Dharma or Purpose in Life – in Deekpak Chopra’s Seven Spiritual Laws of Success. Why? Well, I wanted to have it all together in my head, to have figured it all out before I started. Let me state for the record that I’m still a very long way from ‘having it all together’ and understanding the breadth and depth of this most inspiring yet intimidating of spiritual laws. But while I was procrastinating on this post three things happened that moved me closer to getting the dynamics of Dharma and my own purpose in life than any amount of desk research could ever do.
I love Fridays, and not because it’s the last day of the work week for most of us. As any working parent knows weekends and days off merely signal a change of tasklist! No – I like Fridays because it’s Law of Detachment day in Deepak Chopra’s, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success the day on which I was first introduced to the strangely comforting concept of the ‘wisdom of uncertainty’.Continue Reading
As far as years go 2003 was my family’s annus horribilis. After struggling with her health for some years, one of my best friends quite unexpectedly died in her sleep. Shortly afterward George Bush ‘shocked and awed’ the world by invading Iraq – again. A few months later my mother died after a very short bout with cancer. Around the same time as Mum left us, the business my husband and I run went into general administration.