Monthly Archives: August 2010

On Fear & Faith

“Only drowning men could see him” This is a line from the beautiful Leonhard Cohen song  ” Suzanne” –  a song about faith and “the belief in the unseen”. And Jesus was a sailor, when he walked upon the water … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Son

A contemplation on a poem by Rudyard Kipling Here come I to my own again, Fed, forgiven and known again, Claimed by bone of my bone again And cheered by flesh of my flesh. The fatted calf is dressed for … Continue reading

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The Old and the New Testament

Johann Sebastian Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier is considered the ‘Old Testament’ of the pianist as opposed to the ‘New Testament’ – the 32 piano sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven. The Well-Tempered Clavier is characterized by a technical and compositional mastery which … Continue reading

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Pain as an indication to resistance

Conversation #12 between Angelika nd Michaela M: Hi Geli, Good Morning ! A: Hi Michaela! How are you doing? M: Perfect, really good. What shall we talk about today ? Any new insights from listening to John Welwood ? A: … Continue reading

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Prayer is an egg

A contemplation on a poem by Rumi On Resurrection Day God will say, “What did you do with the strength and energy your food gave you on earth? How did you use your eyes? What did you make with your … Continue reading

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On Forgiveness

A discourse between Justme and Michaela J: Michaela, a lot of times the subject of forgiveness appears. It is a subject which a lot of people find difficult. Some think perhaps there is a certain limit to forgiveness – that … Continue reading

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An authentic life

What does it mean to live an authentic life? When we live the human life, it wants us to act seriously, as if the dream state was real. Solid, like the ground beneath our feet, slowly moving through the density of … Continue reading

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The secret of death

A discourse between Justme and Michaela ‘You would know the secret of death. But how shall you find it unless you seek it in the heart of life? The owl whose night-bound eyes are blind unto the day cannot unveil … Continue reading

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Spiritual Bypassing

A jam session between Angelika and Michaela ( A jam session means  spontaneous writing, real time. It allows for two energies to interact and create something new. The “conversation format” was added later on for for better readability) M: Hi … Continue reading

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The Holy Longing

A poem by Johann W. Von Goethe Tell a wise person, or else keep silent, Because the massman will mock it right away. I praise what is truly alive, What longs to be burned to death. In the calm water … Continue reading

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