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Thoughts and reflections on life from writers around the world

Thoughts and reflections on life from writers around the world. If you would like to submit a reflection for possible publication here, please email us.

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Siti Hoiriyah
15-Mar-2010

Siti Hoiriyah, a Muslim from Malaysia, speaks about her experience of listening and inviting the divine to guide her. This talk was given at the Tools for Change conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 5 March 2010.

Neichü Dz. Angami, Nagaland
18-Jan-2010

Neichu Dz. Angami, from Nagaland, shares her experience of being part of a retreat in Asia Plateau, Panchgani, India, led by Rev. Dr Otis Moss, a disciple of Martin Luther King and a member of President Obama's advisory council on faith-based and neighborhood partnerships.

K Haridas Nair
16-Dec-2009

K Haridas, vice-chairman of IofC Malaysia.Why do people who have attained significant achievements suddenly fall apart? …The latest victim to fall from grace is talented golf star Tiger Woods. K Haridas looks at the choices which build character, even for those who fall from grace.

Rajmohan Gandhi by a statue of his grandfather during a visit to Hull
01-Oct-2009

Rajmohan Gandhi shares his thoughts on the relevance of one part of his grandfather’s message - the importance of inter-faith understanding - to the world today.

Carole Khakula
30-Sep-2009

Carole Khakula found that taking steps, prompted by conscience, to remove gigabytes of music from her computer and phone were quickly and amply rewarded.

Michael Smith
15-Sep-2009

The headline in The Times, 8 September, was startling enough: 'Don't dismiss dishonesty, it can be virtuous'. How could dishonesty be virtuous, I wondered?