Monthly Archives: October 2010

look within

‎”When you find peace within yourself,  you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.”

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The wisdom of Rumi

  every moment a voice out of this world calls on your soul to wake up and rise this soul of ours is like a flame with more smoke than light blackening our vision letting no light through lessen the … Continue reading

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On Anxiety

A conversation between Catrin and Michaela C: Hi Michaela, are you there? M: Hi Catrin. It is lovely to meet you. How are you ? C:  I am fine, have just been out for a long walk on the beach … Continue reading

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To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. ~Thich Nhat Hanh

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The Way of the Peaceful Warrior 

One of my favourite movies.

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The wisdom of Rumi

It is the rainy season, I dig a canal; In the hope of union I clap my hands. The clouds are pregnant with drops from the sea of love; I am pregnant with those clouds. Don’t say you are not … Continue reading

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What a person thinks about slowly becomes a person’s world. Our thoughts, our words, and our actions create our reality. Buddha

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Two clips about Jane Goodall – my personal hero and inspiration. It is people like her working tirelessly to bring the new earth into being. Jane learned about people watching chimps – and observing her being with these animals teaches … Continue reading

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Looking back I can see that many things have changed in my life over the past few years and I have come to really appreciate the symbolism. First I stopped driving – literally getting out of the driver’s seat, then … Continue reading

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