Cauldron of Change

The current mass migrations across the globe are stirring many feelings, triggering much debate, and forcing much action. If we are scrambling in this hot cauldron trying to save the refugees or our national identity, we are avoiding the core issue: our collective, archetypal fear of dissolution. Some mask these fears in smart geopolitical analysis,…

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What Is Coming After Success?

These days so many seem to be frantically searching for purpose, frantically trying to be heard by writing a book, frantically wanting to find perfect love, frantically wanting more business, more clients, more money, more peace, frantically wanting to save the world from a collapse, frantically wanting and wanting and wanting. The common motivator is…

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Lifting the Black Veils

Do we hold ugliness in beauty? Or do we hold beauty in ugliness? The gift of our times is that we get to practice both. Collectively we are masters at both. The deeper gift is that we get to choose no matter how imprisoned or liberated we claim to be. In the wake of the…

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12 Uncomfortable Tips for Politicians

Speak less Listen with all your senses Have the courage to be vulnerable Assume you do not know anything Have the courage to state 4) publicly Speak on your own behalf and experience only Do not assume you are representing people’s voices Practice living in and listening to the collective body Gather your wisdom from…

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The Public Spring

  LISTEN TO AUDIO VERSION In the spring the spaciousness of longer days, the gentleness of the sunshine, the crispness of the air, the chirping of the birds, the brightness of the colors are faithful, patient and silent gifts of nature. They are offered each year. It is our choice, conscious and unconscious, how far…

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The Sperm’s Long Journey Home

LISTEN TO AUDIO VERSION   For a very long time, the goal of the lonesome sperm has been to find its way home into the egg. A myriad of sperms are on the journey home and only one ever makes it to destination. In “sperm land” everyone knows that the merging with the egg is…

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Governing the Fool’s Way

Introducing the fool in our current systems of governance is considered by most foolish. In our seriously foolish rationalism we have forgotten the wisdom of the fool as a key governing principle that moves us into a healthy collective body. In the name of insanity we have been dismissing the fool. In the name of…

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The Gift of Truth

“The truth emerges from the space in between our beliefs and convictions…” Truth is often experienced as a debatable concept that twists and turns in the tangle of our minds. Our mind adores truth as a way to claim the “right” answer, solidify its beliefs and ensure the safety of predictability. In this sense, our…

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