The Order

When I found out I have a rather high risk of developing cancer, it was the first time I genuinely felt the need to stop. Stop running from things. Stop running towards things. And just be. I never came to your

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Flowing with Life

 In March, the day before my birthday, I suffered a medical intervention for a painful and chronic disease called Endometriosis. It’s something you have to live with for all your life and it can also make you infertile. Everything came as a

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Physical Health

I don’t often talk about physical health. The reason I don’t is there is talk about it everywhere else and, since there is so much information, I tend to think everybody is already taking care of it… but of course this

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Am I Good Enough?

When you said in the last retreat I attended that the nature of ‘things’ is that everything changes, I smiled, thinking that maybe that was true of everyone else, but not of me: I had a good job, I finally had

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Mystic and Warrior

I’ve been in a dilemma for the last 6 months regarding some choices in my personal life. Listening to you during the retreat talking about acceptance, I realized that there is still something I don’t understand. I am a warrior, a fighter

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The Call of the Heart

In the guided meditation I attended, you said: “find your teacher, find someone who can guide you on your path to finding truth”. Even though I am very lucky to have many wise people around me, deep in my heart

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True Religion

This is a letter that Albert Einstein wrote to a grieving father. It is an amazingly profound answer to a very hard question.   Dear Dr. Einstein, Last summer my eleven-year-old son died of polio. He was an unusual child, a lad of great

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The Spiritual Journey

Is there always a profound disharmony between presence, thoughts and emotions? Are they sometime coherent? If there is no common identity of thoughts, emotions and presence, what is at the origin of thought? The influence of other peoples’ thoughts, maybe?   Thoughts and

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Entering the Void

During the last class you talked about inner void. What did you mean by this ‘contemplation’ of the inner void? Inner void is painful and inclined towards negativity; full of contradictory and confusing issues. Why approach it? And how?   I understand what

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Spiritual Materialism

A friend I met yesterday told me she was going to a retreat with a teacher who spent many years learning from the Buddhist tradition and who later went into business and was using the knowledge he had taken from Buddhism

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