Daily Archives: September 3, 2010

I am lost to the world

During the summers of 1901 and 1902, Gustav Mahler set to music five poems by the German Romantic poet Friedrich Rückert. Mahler identified strongly with the poem, saying that it expressed his very self.

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The ardent alchemist

Losing interest and boredom are the language of fear.We do not go in circles – life flows in a spiraling motion. Get in the flow and find out for yourself.

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I am living it !

Real life examples of living Truth. “Another interesting example I can share comes from teaching a class in music appreciation and history. The high school students I have taught show an amazing attraction to a piece of music by Johann … Continue reading

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The end of suffering

The end of suffering may be closer than you think. Why is it so difficult to surrender and let go? Why are there so many people who understand the principles of spirituality, even have great insights, but still continue to … Continue reading

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The wisdom of Rumi

There is nourishment like bread that feeds one part of your life and nourishment like light for another. There are many rules about restraint with the former, but only one rule for the latter, Never be satisfied. Eat and drink … Continue reading

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Plant life II

Martina’s painting and wisdom: ‘In Tai Chi practise we stand like trees & there’s a breeze I feel between my hands that may be what a tree “feels” in the wind ? A tree doesn’t “need” to grow in the … Continue reading

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