02. April 2023
“Doubt is not a pleasant condition,” Voltaire said, “but certainty is an absurd one.” Doubt protects us from dogmatism, which can easily shape-shift into fanaticism and what William James calls a “premature closing of our accounts with reality.”

Feeling Alone?
13. February 2023
Do you ever feel you are alone? Our "known" universe has about 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 stars, or a "1" with 24 zeros after it (1 septillion in the American numbering system, give or take a few billion trillion stars. What other forms of life are thriving and driving the mysteries of being?

19. October 2022
The life energy of attraction plays with color. The flower and I create Beauty, together.

Monk and Anger
05. September 2022
"A monk decides to meditate alone. Away from his monastery, he takes a boat and goes to the middle of the lake, closes his eyes and begins to meditate. After a few hours of unperturbed silence, he suddenly feels the blow of another boat hitting his. With his eyes still closed, he feels his anger rising and, when he opens his eyes, he is ready to shout at the boatman who dared to disturb his meditation. But when he opened his eyes, saw that it was an empty boat, not tied up, floating in the...

05. September 2022
Don't take anything personally

Action is needed
07. June 2022
Our action is needed now! And may it be from a state of awareness and mindfulness

Our Ancestors
17. May 2022
Let us honor our ancestors for they live within us

Traditional Ukranian Headdress
17. April 2022
Within the midst of great suffering today, the Ukranian spirit and beauty forever shines. photo by Karin Vriese

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