We were witness of an extraordinary event that took place on friday and saturday : the wedding of our neighbour’s son, Mr Singh. We’ve always had a special relationship with our neighbours, I consider my son half adopted by them, not only measured by the time he has spent at their house, but equally because of the attention and affection he has been subject to … Lees verder What a Sikh wedding !
A lot of people don’t know how to communicate properly anymore and fail to make meaningful connections with others. Many lost their ability to observe and to be objective. They don’t know that their perception is filtered internally and that they react to their environment according to their own beliefs. They lost their ability to listen without judgement, they are full of preconceived ideas on … Lees verder Make empathy great again !
Before you start reading this post, you ought to know that I watch politics as I’d watch “Spitting Image”, a satirical bbc television show on air during the 1980s and 1990s, a show full of puppets displaying a lot of exaggerated qualities and flaws ! Even though I’m not interested in politics and I don’t know mr Potus personally, even though you would think we … Lees verder Me and Mr. Trump
“The mind must always be in the state of ‘flowing,’ for when it stops anywhere that means the flow is interrupted and it is this interruption that is injurious to the well-being of the mind. In the case of the swordsman, it means death !” Zen master Takuan Sōhō A few weeks ago I was observing Gibbs, one of our cats. He had spotted a … Lees verder The state of Mushin
Have you ever been at the mall, spotted someone you know and then tried everything to avoid them ? You turned on your stealth mode and hid behind mannequins and plants, you squeezed yourself into tiny lockers, you even put on several disguises… All to no avail ! Suddenly you felt a presence behind you, a hand on your shoulder. You turned around and yep … Lees verder No, not me !
The birth of a queen is the death of a cynic. Realize that the real self isn’t in pain or fearful. It remains completely unaffected. It is the separation from your true self that feels painful because it is unnatural ! The more you separate yourself from your true self, the more you will feel “broken”. You start identifying yourself with your conditions, problems and … Lees verder Go drama free !
“Voilà” in French can be a kind and polite “Here you are” when someone hands you over the newspapers or when a waiter serves your coffee. A gentleman will use it with elegance and flair, as a form of charm or courtoisie. “Here you are my lady” with or without the curtseying… “Et voilà” can also be a solid “Here I am” or a burlesque … Lees verder Et voilà !
“There is no saint without a past, there is no sinner without a future.” Babaji This is one of my favorite sentences to help me clear my perception from all errors. It can evaporate the belief in separation and make you see people “whole” again. These words alone have the power to put an end to all judgement. How can you be free from judgement … Lees verder Back in You
“Quantum physics tells us that nothing that is observed is unaffected by the observer. That statement, from science holds an enormous and powerful insight. It means that everyone sees a different truth, because everyone is creating what they see.” Neale Donald Walsch From suffering and conditionned awareness to freedom and naked awareness. When you quiet your mind you are more able to focus and … Lees verder Are you a sentinel ?
“The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask.” Jim Morrison In order to cope with life or blend in society we have created all these identities, these different “I’s” ! … Lees verder We fade to grey