Befriending the unknown

The unknown Not knowing … indifference no problem … no life … Not knowing … fearing the unknown fearing not knowing Not knowing … something is I don’t know what is yet awareness touches some border Not knowing … no tolerance for not knowing I fill in the not knowing…

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Gender reconciliation

This week I have something to celebrate. There is a small history preceding my celebration: In 2011, while still more externally active in the men’s support movement and while doing a training in family constellations, and after a learning confrontation with an ‘equal rights’ department, I had this insight about…

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Looking and seeing …

What do you see when you look at me? What do I see when I look at you? What do I see when I look at myself? What do you see when you look at yourself? When you look at me, do you see a body, a facial expression, a…

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Truth has no need for defense, on the contrary …

My intellect loves flirting with striking paradoxes. After this morning meditation my mind was grooming the following idea. Defending what you belief stiffens the mind and the very belief itself becomes the veil that dims the bright light of the living truth of every present moment. In contrast to defense,…

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I beg you …

Please don’t throw me the wise words of some established authority … I beg you, please, share me your struggles in understanding life, regardless how deliciously imperfect or smart as they may be … Please don’t present me another admirable personality in human history … I beg you, please, show…

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selfies and Selfies

  Feeding ideas of who you should be is self harassment. Feeding ideas of who you are is self delusion. Acting on your present moment heart’s desire, without attachment to nor identification with the results, is Self expression. Consciously living your present moment heart’s joy is Self realization.   Jan…

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Immersion April 12th 2017

It seems to become a recurring starting point: mindfulness. Even though this day we had a group with very mixed acquaintances to meditation, the flow brought us to longer exercices that may have stretched some comfort zones. The first part of the practice was devoted to develop some discipline in the…

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Process group – March 29th 2017

This second process event was building further on the energy we created during the first session. New participants were kindly and smoothly integrated by the returning participants of the first event. I felt warmly touched by the respect and safety in the holding container that the group members were able to hold…

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Immersion March 29th 2017

As before we started the immersion today with basic mindfulness: simply being aware of what is. The group expressed their ease with the first exercise and following this we jumped towards quite an advanced exercise: observing the observer. Although challenging, this exercise evoked a lot of valuable insights. Sincere sharing revealed how different and unique each…

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