Did we lose God or is it only the O we lost in our interpretation of our Gods? Put the O from Nature back in God.www.oliveretreat.comWhen is the O lost in God? From a historic perspective I don't believe the O stayed for very long in all new Gods that appeared every 500 years or … Continue reading Where is G(o)od? – Part 1/3
Cliche #1 – there is a “truth”
During these times of panic in the stock markets, in hospitals and in governments, some of us might be liberated in realizing how fooled we have been believing there is "a truth" as proclaimed by those knowing that they know the truth. Shame and guilt comes along with the "truth" if we can't make it … Continue reading Cliche #1 – there is a “truth”
Wounds Lead to Entitlement or Healing?
To be healthy is fundamentally also to be happy, whatever that means for each of us, or if not happy, at least to acknowledge and even embrace the unhappiness. The donkey EEyore in Whinny the Pooh embraces his sadness and it's his way of being, so it's his "happy". I would see myself in that … Continue reading Wounds Lead to Entitlement or Healing?
A Ferocious Suffering
A hidden and ferocious type of suffering is a mental or physical pain that is stigmatized. It differs from any other pain in that it's not socially accepted to talk about, or feel. The person is left alone with the pain and the resulting self judgment. The feelings are most particularly associated with those we … Continue reading A Ferocious Suffering
A Culture of Predators
In my first of a series of 3 blogs - I explored the fact that we eat animals even if it’s immensely clear scientifically that it’s killing us and nature, leaving the Earth to a destiny of a dusty over-heated desert, a scenario well depicted in the movie Interstellar. Thankfully few doubt our human contribution … Continue reading A Culture of Predators
When in Istan, do as the Thais do
When I'm not living in Nong Kae Thailand, I live in Istan, Spain, both are small villages sort of nestled in mountains, sort of near great seas, quite similar in many ways, and in others, quite different. In Nong Kae I go to the temple almost every day, to meditate, not that I'm 'religious' in the … Continue reading When in Istan, do as the Thais do