Seth Godin has a great post with "simple" questions for writers. The questions are these: What is it for? (What's your intention?) Who are you? (What's your role?) Who is it for? Will it spread? For the full post, go to Simple questions for writers. I love the ending text: Writing can make a difference.... Continue Reading →
I came across an interesting article at Fast Company, So You Want Sustainable Housing? Try Shipping Containers. It's about a Dutch startup converting used shipping containers into off-the-shelf, off-the-grid dwellings. Dutch startup Sustainer Homes is attempting to eliminate at least some of the difficulty by producing the world’s first off-the-shelf, zero-impact dwelling. Set in a... Continue Reading →
Here's a list of the books I bought in September and the reasons why I bought them. I include book texts to give a hint of what the books are about. Reviews might (or might not) come later. A Well Tempered Heart I bought "A Well Tempered Heart" by Jan-Philipp Sendker because I love his... Continue Reading →
I love books, browsing book stores in real life is a pleasure. Despite that I'm not an avid collector with lots of book on shelves. I'm picky which books I buy, it has to click in some way. My favourite online book store is The Book Depository. They have free shipping to many countries, including... Continue Reading →
I just finished "The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. It's a lovely fable and a great story. What especially stuck with me is the secret the fox tells him: "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." The prince repeats it later in... Continue Reading →
I came across a great article, In Defense of Spirituality (With or Without Religion) by Tina Rowley. Since I also tick the “spiritual, but not religious” box I like her description of her road through life. My trip is different but we have the “spiritual, but not religious” in common.
For a longer time I've wanted to write a book. Several people have told me I ought to share what I know. The catch is that what I've written so far is purely for my own pleasure and nothing to share. Now things change - for the better. I have a partner in crime, we... Continue Reading →
In a discussion on Facebook a person wrote "I understand that word Shaman is nowadays replaced with the word 'healer' " I objected. "Shaman and healer are different things - or at least should be." Of course I was called on to explain how I see it. This is my answer: A healer works with... Continue Reading →
This song, a lovely mantra, is part of Children Beyond. I have another CD from the Beyond project, Beyond – Three Voices For Peace. Video Watch the video below or at YouTube Tina Turner - Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu (Peace Mantra).
I came across this song, love both the song and the video. Video Watch the video below or at YouTube Santana - While My Guitar Gently Weeps.