Tag Archives: letting go

Symbols of separation

A recent debate on the Madonna-whore complex made me contemplate the appeal of the subject, together with the multiple layers that are revealed. I do believe that any of these “concepts” are valuable pointers, indicating something in us that needs … Continue reading

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The aviary

On my morning walks I sometimes pass an aviary – a large enclosure that gives the birds a larger living space that allows them to fly and is made to resemble the natural habitat. I often watch those birds – cockatoos … 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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Storage

    by Paul Perhaps we “store” old memories because we think that if we hold on to them, we can “fix” whatever it is that is wrong about them. We hold opinions of others and situations, as if these … Continue reading

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Dropping out

Conversation with Solveig Solly is a friend of mine who has been walking on the path with me  for some years now. Currently she is stationed in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Two weeks ago she quit her corporate job and is now … Continue reading

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Welcome the unease

What is this fear of awakening all about ? What is so scary about letting  go of old beliefs and living one’s full potential? Indeed. Why rather hold on to suffering, to pain and frustration than simply – change? Just … Continue reading

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Awareness and Equanimity

My Vipassana Experience by Hiro (Unsui) 1o days of awareness and equanimity with Swami S N Goenka I came back home 2 days ago from the 10 day course of Goenka’s Vipassana Meditation Retreat and I have been reflecting on … Continue reading

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Being grounded by Life

An exchange between Angelika and Michaela M: Good morning, dear Geli…….. A: Good morning, Michaela! M: What is our topic today ? A: May I suggest that we look at how “we” have changed, how our patterns in everyday life … Continue reading

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I want nothing

  “I want for nothing” When I had my first awakening experience, I realised I wanted for nothing anymore. Everything was perfectly alright, I knew I would always have what I needed and all I wanted was dance to the … Continue reading

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The rat king

The more open I become, the more surprises I get. There is so much “emotional garbage” in this body, who would have thought! It is very much like cleaning out a basement – behind all the clutter you find even … Continue reading

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