Category Archives: Recent

Injustice

We haven’t talked about injustice yet, it’s one of the subjects we can go into here…
It’s played out in everyday life, with all the little injustices that we suffer and that we also make others suffer in our lives.

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Sacrifice

What is sacrifice for you?

“Surrender.”

For me, sacrifice is mostly sacrificing unnecessary suffering.

To dare the unknown.

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Anticipation

The subject we are going to discuss now is anticipation.

I can tell you a "secret": I’m not bored. In moments when nothing happens, my brain works in anticipation;

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Listening and obedience 2

This morning, L., M. and I talked about a half-dead tree. L. mentioned the idea of cutting it down, but as this tree is at the neighbor’s, I said that we should not cut it down, but simply remove the ivy that is blocking it. And actually M. went to cut it down. M. I’d be interested to know what you heard, what you didn’t hear and why?

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Listening and Obedience

I’d like to talk about listening. I’ve noticed that there are two listenings. Often, we think we’re listening, but in fact it’s the personality that listens without really listening, because at the same time we anticipate what we’re going to say to the other person; so we’re not in total listening.

I’ve often noticed that I say things to people, and I have the impression that it comes in through one ear and out through the other, because there’s often no follow-up. However, I have not observed any rejection of what I have asked for. With A. it happened to me several times, do you remember? I asked you to do something, and you didn’t do it.

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Anger

How do you experience the difference between identity-related anger and non-identity related anger?
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Chats with Jeff Wises (1998)

We talked about vocation and essential value. When you follow the process as you practice it, do you discover your own purpose? Yes, that’s it. Can this purpose be put into words? Yes, it must be put into words. Then, when it unfolds over months and years, it can no longer be verbalized (too complex). …

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Dialogues with Jeff Wises (1999)

How well did this process work for your past workshop participants? Have many people reached the state that they wanted to realize, or does it take a long time of practicing to do that?

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