A grown up man sets out on a journey to meet himself. Perhaps at six, with light in his eyes. and love in his heart. He sets out to explain why his life has taken him to a place belonging to someone else. But he can’t! He just sits in silence with tears in his […]
Home. I’ve missed it, my whole life. The place where I belong. The place for rest, safety, belonging. The place where I can be I, and you can be you. My whole life has been a search for the way home. Home to myself.
Melancholy. Sadness. Grounds me. Prepares me. Don’t resist! Or it intensifies. Perceptive. A window. Connecting. With life. Outside.
It’s strange. I never thought of myself as a lover. But it touches me deeply. My pain is a loving sensitivity. Perhaps? Different stories come to my mind. I’ll tell them another time. Maybe all this is a construction? But I think not. Right now!
You know, we do it every day. Every morning we go out blinking into the glare of our freedom, into the wilderness of work and the world, making maps as we go, looking for signs that we’re on the right path. And on some good days we walk right out of our oppressions, those things […]
Here is Jeffrey Mishlove’s interview with David Whyte on the preservation of the soul, waking up, and saving our lives. LOST Stand still. The trees ahead and bushed beside you Are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here. And you must treat it as a powerful stranger, Must ask permission to know it and […]
The voice of intellect talks about facts and theories. The voice of emotion talks about joy and anger. The voice of will talks about effort and results. The voice of ego talks about pride and shame. The voice of soul talks about generosity and hope. Hold tensions rather than create them. Build bridges rather than […]
“Ja, visst gör det ont när knoppar brister” ur “För trädets skull” (1935) av Karin Boye. Ja visst gör det ont när knoppar brister. Varför skulle annars våren tveka? Varför skulle all vår heta längtan bindas i det frusna bitterbleka? Höljet var ju knoppen hela vintern. Vad är det för nytt, som tär och spränger? […]
Björk Guðmundsdóttir on Human Behavior: “If you ever get close to a human and human behavior be ready to get confused there’s definitely no logic to human behavior but yet so irresistible there is no map to human behavior they’re terribly moody then all of a sudden turn happy but, oh, to get involved in […]
“Den som ligger på rygg under de höga träden är också däruppe.” – Tomas Tranströmer