I guess every one of us has heard the famous children's song and the line that almost everyone remembers: "Row, row, row your boat, Gently down the stream, Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, Life is but a dream." It is just an innocent song that parents might sing to their children, but the last verse "Life … Continue reading Dreaming the world, realizing our potential
As he awoke on this clear and mild spring day, he decided to venture into the forest that is close to his house as he felt the need to spend a bit of time in nature, a place where he felt the most comfortable. Less noise, less hectic and less complexity, just the luxury of … Continue reading Sitting with “The Giant One”
What do I live for? A question that we ask ourselves and others regularly, or at least once in a while. What are the answers don't only give ourselves but the people around us as well? They go along the lines of: "I want to find a fulfilling career." "I want to make lots of … Continue reading The poetic dimension of life
It's funny to see how so many of us are caught up in trying to be secure, trying to be safe by having a stable job, a house, health insurance. It's comfortable, it's cozy and it's a plain lie we hold on to. The job can be lost, the house can be destroyed and your … Continue reading The illusion of safety
Human beings are hardwired to search happiness, fulfillment and wholeness, that's just part of our biological makeup and there is nothing wrong with pursuing those things, but lately I sense that this very pursuit has become completely unbalanced and distorted. Man's search for fulfillment In our fast-pased world, we're always on the run, keeping our … Continue reading Looking for the right thing in all the wrong places
If you look at our world, this little pale blue dot, you can see its fragility, its preciousness, and beauty. The more it hurts often times, to see how we slowly destroy and poison not only the earth but ourselves with it. We as human beings take ourselves very, very important in the grand scheme … Continue reading Life is about perspective
If you are reading this, chances are, that you have an idea about what I mean and if you don't, that is fine as well, as you might be eager to find out what I am talking about. As the world is seemingly spinning out of control, the chaos that is creating through that is … Continue reading What is going on?
In the last year, I have gone through one of the deepest and internal processes since I can remember. While dealing with the challenges and trials of daily life and struggling to find a balance between handling the workings of my inner world and the fast moving society we live in, I embarked on a … Continue reading The death of certainty
If we look at the world today we see clearly that we as the human race are on a path of potential destruction, at least that's how it seems to be. Our oceans have become our dumping deposits for chemical waste and plastic, our forests are made into soybean farms and luxury furniture, our soil … Continue reading Attention! Change ahead!
I think, that this is a question we all asked ourselves. I mean here we are, humans, this species walking on two feet on a floating island called earth, what a mysterious and rather odd situation when we think about it - like holy shit, you are alive! Just take one little moment and acknowledge … Continue reading What does it mean, to be human?