Reflecting on Death

Reflecting on Death

My colleague, who was a close and true friend of mine, died a month ago. She was 61, full of life and energy, optimistic and open-minded. She went to gym regularly and…

New Class: Presence, Mindfulness and Meditation

New Class: Presence, Mindfulness and Meditation

Dear friends,I am very happy to invite you to a class in which we will be able to come closer, understand and practice both, meditation and presence. My aim with this class…

The Repetition of Knowledge

The Repetition of Knowledge

I have a WhatsApp group where I send a new thought daily in the hope that it will resonate at least with some of the more than 300 people there and make…

On Being One with the Whole

On Being One with the Whole

(Although this note uses words, what this note is trying to point to is beyond words, and so, as you read the words, don’t think too much about them, but ‘see’ where…

A Simple Philosophy

A Simple Philosophy

We need to practice slowing down the mind.Very often our mind is completely lost in the many thoughts, in its continues movements, and it is important to intentionally try to quiet it…

Recognizing ‘What Is’

Recognizing ‘What Is’

My main aim in pretty much everything I do is to help people come closer to presence, recognize it and experience it. Over the years doing this, one thing I have noticed is…

The Peace of Now

The Peace of Now

One of the simplest things there is – and one of the most difficult things there is – is finding presence.It is both the simplest and the most difficult. It is the simplest because…

About True Love

About True Love

Someone wrote to me:I was hearing a talk today about loving oneself.I enjoy the talk very much and I certainly agree that we should learn to see ourselves with wonder, joy, respect,…

No Resistance to ‘What is’

No Resistance to ‘What is’

We all suffer.We all, sooner or later, find suffering, large or small, in our livesAnd, for most of us, the impulse when we find suffering is to get away from it, to…