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

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

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

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

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

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

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?