Renounce Nothing

What doest it mean to love? It means to be sensitive to life, to things, to persons, to feel for everything and everyone to the exclusion of nothing and no one. For exclusion can only be achieved through a hardening of oneself, through closing one’s doors. And the moment there is a hardening, sensitivity dies….

The Most Important Minutes Of Your Life

What I’m about to say will sound a bit pompous, but it’s true. What is coming could be the most important minutes in your lives. If you could grasp this, you’d hit upon the secret of awakening. You would be happy forever. You would never be unhappy again. Nothing would have the power to hurt…

Dropping That Drug

If we really dropped illusions for what others can give us or deprive us of, we would become alert. The consequence of not doing this is terrifying and inescapable — we lose our capacity to love. If you wish to love, you must learn to see again. And if you wish to see, you must…

Training this Mind

As part of my daily routine I get up every morning around 6am, go outside and breath the fresh air of a new day. After making myself a coffee I go online and read something about Awareness to prepare for an hour of meditation. Today found the website of Ajahn Chah, who was kind of…

You are very special to me

Today I didn’t really want to post anything cause I was quit busy being happy, enjoying and working, although I am having a pretty bad stomach flu. But because of this stomach flu I had a long warm bath and some good reading  which gave me a real great insight in what happened to me…

We All Depend Upon Each Other

But it’s what all the mystics in the past have been telling us. I’m not saying that “me,” the conditioned-self, will not sometimes fall into its usual patterns. That’s the way we’ve been conditioned. But it raises the question whether it is conceivable to live a life in which you would be so totally alone…

The four steps to Wisdom

The first thing you need to do is get in touch with negative feelings that you’re not even aware of. Lots of people have negative feelings they’re not aware of. Lots of people are depressed and they’re not aware they are depressed. It’s only when they make contact with joy that they understand how depressed…