The Spell

The Spell

We live our lives like under a spell, and the spell is the fact that we are both, continuously lost in thought, and believing our thoughts. Thought itself is not problematic, it…

Our Wisdom

Our Wisdom

What I call ‘our wisdom’ is our highest thoughts, our highest understanding of life. This wisdom may or may not be the uppermost wisdom, but either way, it is ‘our wisdom’. Now,…

The Order

The Order

My classes are about presence, and presence starts simply by paying attention to the moment, this moment right now. Instead of being lost in the many thoughts, in the movie of the…

Coming Home

Coming Home

Coming home is to return to a sense of presence, to a  sense of being, to the naked sense of ‘l am”. But often, for many people, presence and being and I am-ness are very abstract, obscure terms.…

About Connection

About Connection

There are many things in our life that are necessary, but there is something that is truly fundamental and is not so common in our society: wisdom. For example, if you go…

Being Grateful

Being Grateful

There is something that should happen to everyone.  We need to acquire, or re-acquire, a sense of gratefulness for our own lives. More or less around our 5th or 6th birthday we…

Knowledge and Information

Knowledge and Information

As a completion of my previous note about Knowledge and Experience I would like to discuss another very important idea, that many times is not very well understood. It is the idea…

Knowledge and Experience

Knowledge and Experience

I have been thinking about Knowledge versus Knowing, having in mind some things I read in your book. While Knowledge is more an indirect manner of understanding the world, based on facts,…

Walking the Tightrope

Walking the Tightrope

You often speak about accepting our mind/thoughts. However, we really have to control our thoughts as most of the time they are negative/obsessive...How to find a balance? I really think the acceptance…