Ramblin' Rose

Encounters with myself … others … Life !

The Sacrifice

As we prepare to commemorate the greatest sacrifice of all, a moving poem by The Jolly Beggar caught my eye and my heart 💖 Blogger Dorah has beautifully captured the comparison of  … Continue reading

March 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Gibran : The teachings of the Nazarene

Kahlil Gibran in ‘Spirits Rebellious’ has his character – a monk Kahlil – speak of the truth which he has learned from the teachings of the Nazarene : “Vain are … Continue reading

February 11, 2018 · 2 Comments

Shaping our destiny

Quote : ….. from The Years Between,  William Barclay, on the Gospel of Mathew and the life of Jesus before His public ministry. Picture :  My footprints taken at Panama, … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

When the curtain falls for the last time …

At the height of my professional career, I came across a verse by an unknown author that had a profound impact on me.   The verse that I typed and … Continue reading

September 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

Does your space influence your praying?

I’ve been waking up around 3.00 am these days, as my body adjusts to effects of a trans-Atlantic trip.  I have been going to bed late hoping  I would sleep … Continue reading

June 6, 2017 · 11 Comments

The terrible thing about religion

“…. The fact is that you’re surrounded by God and you don’t see God, because you “know” about God. The final barrier to the vision of God is your God … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · 14 Comments


The chances that you will wake up are in direct proportion to the amount of truth that you can take without running away!

February 24, 2017 · 5 Comments

Choosing happiness …

We don’t want to be happy. We want other things.

February 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

In the face of terror …

“Our response to a world at war has a name: its name is fraternity, its name is brotherhood, its name is communion, its name is family. ..” Indeed a powerful … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · 4 Comments

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