Sad as the news of Nelson Mandela’s death has been, perhaps the greater and deeper sadness is to have to face the reality that no current political leader walks and acts with anything close to the level of his intention, courage, integrity and humanity.
We are so lucky to have had the gift of his life and his spirit on the Earth at this time. He has been one of the greatest healers of all the ages.
May Mandiba be in the Light and may we carry forward his torch of love,peace and reconciliation.
The world will not evolve under the continued domination by personalities that seek to rule rather than serve. May his death be an awakening to this realisation and call for his spirit to come forth and shine through us all. May his death be a wake-up call to the politicians of today.
Goodwood Revival Festival was the setting for our first major fund raising endeavour, with Bonhams, where
The Delight Makers Jaguar MK 2 Broke the World Record!
One year of dedicated and painstaking attention to detail, care and passion have been poured into the restoration of this Beautiful Jaguar MK2, 3.8 Manual OverDrive, in aid of The Delight Makers Foundation confimred what we suspected … that it is the Best Jaguar MK2 in the World.
This car has been restored as so perfectly that you could believe that it had just left the Jaguar factory in 1963.
“It’s the closest you will get to being back in a 1964 Jaguar Showroom without the help of Dr Who’s Tardis.”
If you have a car that you would like Restored & Transformed into a Delight Maker email us at :
Witness the magic of this powerful day as over 500 people united at the South Florida Yoga Aid Challenge, a fundraiser benefiting Yoga Gangsters, a non-profit organization providing free yoga programs for at-risk youth in inner city communities.
Yoga Gangsters empowers youth by addressing the symptoms of trauma and poverty such as limited education, addiction, violence, incarceration, teen pregnancy, HIV, and more through the science and practice of yoga.
The South Florida community contributed $67,000 of the total $91,000 raised for Yoga Gangsters!
About the The Delight Makers :
This is the first time a charity has been created to unite all of the world’s wisdoms … ancient and modern, spiritual and scientific … and share them through joy, art, beauty, love and celebration.
Our mission is to raise the consciousness of our planet in an inspiring, joyful and empowering way. If you would like to find out more about being part of our amazing community, Champions of Delight, please Click on the Button below. Your support will enable us to bring the gift of love and wisdom, through beautiful bed time stories, to children around the world, of all ages.
The Amazing & Beautiful Story of what can be lived when humanity connects through the heart to the natural world.
Last year millions of people were moved by the heartbreaking and mystical story around the death of Lawrence Anthony, the Elephant Whisperer.
His family spoke of a solemn procession of Elephants that defies human explanation.
Two herds of South African Elephants, made a 12 hour journey through the Zululand Bush to mourn the passing and be at the home of the man who saved their lives. For two days the herds held vigil at Anthony’s rural compound on the vast Thula Thula game reserve in the South African KwaZulu – to say good-bye to the man they loved. FOR FULL STORY CLICK HERE
This story moved so many people to tears; being touched by the love and connection still possible between mankind and the natural world, tears of longing and tears of deep grieving for the loss of that purity from most of our lives.
We asked ourselves what can we do to help to heal this split in humanity and move us back to the magic and love possible when we remember that we belong to nature, and that our highest path is to be at one with, and guardian of, this world?
Our answer is to begin the development of Alchemy; Earth Healing Events. Events designed to lift the illusion and wounds of separation, restore soul loss and get us operating consciously as free, empowered, source beings again. The design of Alchemy is now underway and will involve the contribution of amazing artists and leaders in consciousness.
If you would like to support this Earth Healing initiative we invite you to join us by becoming Champions of Delight. Your membership comes witha FREE Lottery Ticket and Chance to Win a 9 Day, Luxury Holiday at Thula Thula !
This is an exclusive opportunity to experience a magical Elephant Whisperer Safari in the home land and private game reserve of Lawrence and the Elephants whilst also supporting the development of much needed Healing Events for our planet.
It’s among the most basic, most critical, and most overlooked resources needed to run a hospital: electricity. But in Haiti’s Central Plateau, the flow of energy is intermittent at best. Consider that in Mirebalais, located 30 miles north of Port-au-Prince, the power goes out for an average of three hours each day. This poses an enormous challenge to running any hospital; surgeries are jeopardized, neonatal ventilators stall, the cold chain is interrupted, and countless everyday tasks get derailed. As Partners In Health co-founder Paul Farmer noted during a recent lecture at the Harvard School of Public Health, “It’s not great if you’re a surgeon and you have to think about getting the generator going.”
To make sure the patients and staff at Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais (University Hospital) aren’t left in the dark, PIH and its partners looked toward the sun. Stretched across the roof of the new 200,000-square-foot hospital is a vast and meticulously arranged array of 1,800 solar panels.
On a bright day, these panels are expected to produce more energy than the hospital will consume. Before the facility even opened its doors—the official opening is slated for March—the system churned out 139 megawatt hours of electricity, enough to charge 22 million smartphones and offset 72 tons of coal. Perhaps most important is that the excess electricity will be fed back into Haiti’s national grid, giving a much-needed boost to the country’s woefully inadequate energy infrastructure.
In a country ravaged by deforestation, the ecological benefits of this alternative energy source cannot be overstated: Annually, the system is expected to save 210 metric tons of carbon emissions. And while a sea of solar panels perched atop a hospital in the mountains of Haiti is certainly eye-catching, it’s just one part of a comprehensive environmental strategy. Other green-friendly features at the hospital include natural ventilation that minimizes the need for air conditioning and motion-sensor activated lights that cut energy consumption by 60 percent when compared with traditional lighting.
This push toward sustainability and energy self-sufficiency translates into significant financial savings. In Haiti, electricity is expensive: The price per kilowatt hour is 35 cents, compared with 5.5 cents in New England. Using solar is expected to slash $379,000 from the hospital’s projected annual operating costs.
When fully operational, University Hospital is expected to be the largest solar-powered hospital in the world that produces more than 100 percent of its required energy during peak daylight hours, an impressive feat for the first-ever teaching hospital in central Haiti. The many lessons learned from the project will prove invaluable as PIH, its partners, and others undertake similarly ambitious and sustainable projects.