Did you read ‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle? If you didn’t you may well have picked up this wisdom elsewhere: Live the moment, live in the ‘here and now’ and be happy.
This ‘now’ philosophy has intrigued me for a long time. I can understand that living in the past or wishing your life away into some future is not conducive to happiness in the present. Continue reading The Power of Experience
I stared out of the window and watched a scene that was engraved in my mind: the view from my office. 10 years I had looked at this. My mind drifted to a beach. If only. The sand too hot for my feet; I make a dash for the perfect sea. Continue reading Joy of not knowing
My awareness travels with me.
The place I leave behind disappears like a dream upon waking, and with it, the people I love. Continue reading When I travel
Writer is bullied by his own work! Read it here! Well, it happened to me. I was writing a blog entry about waves of consciousness when the word ‘Three’ popped up on my screen. And again. Three. Like a stuck key, except that it was the whole word. Three. Three. Three. Continue reading Revolting words
Today I did the river thing. You know, sit on the perfect rock next to the perfect river and be still until awakening follows.
What was that river telling me? What was so important that held all the trees on the opposite side captive in their stillness? Continue reading The disturbing humanoid by the river
4AM. Gnnaaeee. What is that sound? Gnaaeee. Jetlag. It is that combination of dehydration, compressed eyes and throbbing head. Gnaaeee. There is no escape, even CNN or Discovery Channel can’t hold my attention. 4:02 AM. 4:02:09 AM. Gnnaaeee. Perhaps a chocolate bar or a tin of peanuts will help. No. Great, now I feel sick. Continue reading Beam me up, Starbucks!