I am the cradle that you call home, The soil from where you came and the ground on which you stand tall. I am the mother of all mothers, The source of things coming and going. My heart is beating for all things living and dying, My lungs are the air you breathe, My blood … Continue reading Her
Can you feel it? What I talk about you ask? Can't you sense it in the winds that whisper? Can't you feel it with every breath? It is knocking at the gates of tomorrow. A world yet to be born, already in the making - what happens now are but birthpains of what was always … Continue reading It is here
What, in the face of eternity, is truly of any importance while we exist for the fraction of a second in cosmic time? What should our lives revolve around, invested in and loved for during the period of time we're being granted to exist? It's obvious that we, especially here in the west, somehow got … Continue reading What is truly important in the end?
I know how hard life can be sometimes, especially at this moment in time where the world seems to be falling apart a little more every day. Doubts creep in, fears bubble up and you know what? It's okay. It's okay sometimes to not feel good and to experience these things, in fact, they are … Continue reading Just a reminder
In the recent months that passed, I had, on more than just one occasion, interactions with random people that just came up to me asking for something, whether that was a homeless guy asking for a bit of cash, a guy asking for directions or an old lady that didn't know how to buy a … Continue reading What does it mean to live from the heart?
He walked down the road, heading towards his favorite cafe in town. It's a small, relatively unimposing cafe at the corner of the street, but it has a charm which caused many others to follow the inviting smell leaving through the door to spend their morning there as almost all tables were taken and only … Continue reading Tea with stories in between
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
Life can be such a crazy, chaotic and messy experience, in fact, that is what life is all the time, sometimes we just tend to forget that, that life isn't in our control, that things don't always go the way we planned, that we can be hit with tragedy and challenges at any moment and … Continue reading On the importance of gratitude
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