Category Archives: Meetings

Mirrors of the Soul

Sometimes, when I unexpectedly catch the eyes of a stranger in the street or along my trails, with just one glance there is an immediate sense of communion. It is like a magical on the spot understanding. The other person … Continue reading

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The Inner Child

Thinking back at when we were children, there are not always only sunny and happy memories, but also things we feel that we were missing. Perhaps we didn’t always feel fully noticed or appreciated, perhaps we wanted to be hugged … Continue reading

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Tonglen II

Sometimes you come across a person during your day and you can see it in his or her face that they are not well. They might seem anxious, sad, angry or just extremely tense. In moments like these you feel … Continue reading

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Be There for the Elderly

It is now been 8 months since my mother passed away. At the age of 89 the day she left us did not come as a surprise, but of course it was still a great loss. Apart from being the … Continue reading

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Village Life II

I spent my childhood and adolescence in a small village and I ended up hating it. I constantly felt observed and commented, having to play a role I had not chosen myself and that I was not happy with. Besides … Continue reading

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A Sunny Guesthouse

As a flash it comes – far too quickly – our long longed for mountain summer. Of course, all sharply defined seasons up here are wonderful, but summer is …. Pure Paradise. That is why family and friends all want … Continue reading

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Magical Meetings

There is so much happiness inside me when I am out hiking – just the fact of walking in Nature! Sometimes, however, this happiness turns into pure bliss, and that is when I have an encounter with a wild animal. … Continue reading

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Where People Meet

In our fast-paced, technology oriented society public spaces are no longer places where strangers can meet in a natural way: on buses or trains, on park benches and at café tables there are hardly any openings for a rapprochement between … Continue reading

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Life’s Surprises

We met again after ten years and suddenly everything changed. Suddenly my life seems different, my center of gravity is upset and my feet search for solid ground. I had installed myself in a world of my own choice and … Continue reading

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Village Life

After one and a half year up in my little village, suddenly I notice that I really feel at home. That feeling is not related to my house or the surroundings (where I settled in directly after moving here) but has … Continue reading

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