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Perspective: The Opposite of Life is not Death. The Opposite of Birth is Death. The Arc of Life consists of both, Birth and Death!

Perspective: The Opposite of Life is not Death. The Opposite of Birth is Death. The Arc of Life consists of both, Birth and Death! As the northern hemisphere prepares to welcome a coming to life after a long autumn and winter of death and slumber, so the southern hemisphere prepares to say good-bye to life […]

No Bags Allowed

What if you were to make today and each new day in the new calendar year a ‘no bags’, ‘no backpacks’, ‘no pockets’ ‘no suitcases’ day? – bas/311215

CLOSING 2015 by Paulo Coehlo

One always has to know when a stage comes to an end. If we insist on staying longer than the necessary time, we lose the happiness and the meaning of the other stages we have to go through.Closing cycles, shutting doors, ending chapters – whatever name we give it, what matters is to leave in […]

Live with Abandon (READ)

For as long as I can remember, this question has accompanied me as I have navigated my way through my personal life circumstances and varied states of mind. Recently, and more particularly today, I have again been invited to a more conscious and deeper contemplation of this radical thought: If the outcome of any of […]

Haiku: Morning

Morning has broken New possibilities wink None out of my reach Haiku – bas/18 June 2015 PHOTO © Brian Arthur Solomon

How does Death Make you into a Human Being? (WATCH/LISTEN)

“Our goal is to leave this life alive, to die consciously.” (http://www.dyingconsciously.org/) Today, I am reminded of the opportunity I was given to walk with with my mother through her transition as she was shedding her body while being cared for and surrounded by conscious, caring individuals at the Helderberg Hospice in South Africa in […]

The Call of Wisdom (READ/WATCH) – Highly Recommended

  THE CALL OF WISDOM premieres on Sun, June 7th, 6:00 pm PT 9:00 pm ET. Streamed online globally, followed by a live webcast with program guests. WATCH PROGRAM AND LIVE WEBCAST HERE Or in the USA, watch on LinkTV (DirectTV ch 375 – DISH Network ch 9410). * Where is the wisdom we’ve lost […]

The Meaning of Your Life by Jeff Foster (READ)

Dedicate your life to love today, for death is near. This is not depressing, this is the Way, this has always been the Way. Death comes to all of us, the saint and the sinner alike, the rich and the poor, the amoeba and the Milky Way; she comes in the night or in the […]

Working WITH Tension – (READ)

 WORK WITH TENSION “You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life.” — James G. Bilkey We need tension in our lives. It’s the force of personal evolution — it sparks creativity and higher consciousness. If we’re not comfortable with a situation, we try to […]

Activist Laid to Rest – R.I.P. (READ) – Originally Posted 13.08.14 – Re-worked

“Surrender is not giving up, but a giving over to what is true in this present moment. And the moment I accept what is, something begins to shift within me.”– Unknown I choose to no longer live under the imposed expectation of having to inspire others. I am no longer making life-decisions based on what I […]