Tag Archives: suffering

Letting go of taking things personally (2)

A practical course in 5 parts “Letting go of taking things personally” is an experiment based on an idea from Eileen. Taking things personally is something that we all do, and at times it really clouds our sense of peace, … Continue reading

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What is ego ?

A few days ago someone asked me ” What exactly is this ego, everyone is talking about” ? Indeed , it seems like we are all on a hunt to track down the elusive trickster, that villain responsible for our … Continue reading

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That which does not struggle…

There are many (perceived) changes in the process of getting used to living one’s life comfortably dangling suspended upside down. This is a little metaphor that is inspired by the twelfth card of the Tarot – The Hanged Man. The … Continue reading

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A song of suffering

At the same time Beethoven was at the pinnacle of his creative powers, despite his deafness and failing health, another composer faced disease, poverty and death in the imperial city of Vienna: Franz Schubert (b 1797 d 1828) 1823 was … 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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