There are so many voices telling you to stop doing what you are doing now. Yet what you are doing now is the most important thing you could be doing. It is getting people out of despair and into their hearts. Does this have monetary value? Perhaps. Does it matter?
Nature is inherently abundant, self reliant. Seed savers are the real heroes of this Earth. For they know, how rich we are. For they know, true wealth lies in the cycle of nature. People who save seeds for future generations are the ones who have their priorities straight.
Dear climate activist. You constantly worry about the state of the world. Yet the state of the world does not worry about you. Do you see the difference here? Can you make an impact without losing yourself, disrespecting your body, giving up on your autonomy? Receive blessings for a heartful life. Be open to new ways...
When did you let the media tell you that destruction is all that happens? Did you not know about birds nesting? Ants building? Whales making Love? Did you not see the sun rise from the ocean? Its pure golden light illuminating you?
One morning this Summer, as I was enjoying my holidays in Belgium, I woke up with a sore hip. As it bothered me throughout the day, I asked someone to massage it for me, and he said yes. When he pushed the spots that were painful, I felt a lot of anger. But at the... Continue Reading →
There is Magic present in this world. It is a force that is all around us. It makes your body tingle with joy to tell you; “You are in the right place.” It is the voice that has guided me throughout my life. A deep knowing echoing through my body. A voice coming from a... Continue Reading →
Sometimes the poetry of life seems to be everywhere. When reading amazing literature and forgetting my surroundings completely. I’m so absorbed by my book, reading and swapping the pages quickly. A feeling of being in love with something new. As if having met a new lover. Suddenly the world is a different world. Who was... Continue Reading →
“We are all tired sometimes!” When burning out resulted in living with chronic fatigue for two years, I felt hopeless. It seemed like I was never going to recover and I would spend the coming years completely worn out. Advice of people who never had the same problem did not help and only made me... Continue Reading →
When I first arrived to the feminist community I was lovingly called “Baby Queer” by my Wise Queer Elders. But babies grow up and become confident and fierce women. In order to celebrate I’d love to share some words about my queerness. Since some years it’s become obvious to me that I am attracted to... Continue Reading →
This article was written for and firstly published by Wake Up International: a community of young mindfulness practitioners from around the world inspired by the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. In the spring of 2015, I received a sign of magic. I came across Thich Nhat Hanh’s writings and while listening to one of his Dharma... Continue Reading →