The Road Less Travelled

Do you ever take the road less travelled? Or do you always do what the majority of people do, because it is easier? It is easier to read many books on meditation and even lecture about it than to actually develop a habit to meditate daily. It is easier to write a book on compassion than to actually be compassionate. Of course it is not difficult to be compassionate to visitors for that one hour they stay at our place. But let’s try to be compassionate to the partner, when we come home from work totally tired and (s)he has forgotten it is our anniversary. It is easier to preach to teenagers about a...
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Age of Aquarius

The basic characteristic of the age of Aquarius is the fact that one should be the change one wants to see in the world. Today we can see an interesting paradox. On one hand the old institutions and isms that were so typical of the old age of Pisces show more and more malfunction and corruption. Yet the media still give the majority of publishing space to them, because we are all used to think that changes come from the top. On the other hand there are numerous bloggers and independent newsletters that write about saving the planet and the people on it, about re-introducing universal human values and...
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Female Brotherhood

Modern woman is supposed to compete with her husband or life companion in order to prove equal. But she is also supposed to compete with her female friends, because competition is one of the basic principles of behavior in Western world. We learn to compete in school as little children and it sticks. As glorious as we may feel, when we win, competition as such is not the best thing for relationships. It keeps us apart instead of drawing us together. I wrote in one of my previous blogs that the key to a lifelong relationship with your partner is to be a team and not a competing pair (How to Grow Old...
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The Mysterious Girl in the Library

A Short Story Once upon a time, not so long ago, there was a girl studying literature at the university. The students were required to read many books: novels, dramas, collections of poems or short stories. Some students made notes in pencil directly in the books they borrowed in the university library. It was against the rules, but they did it anyway. The girl kept reading the books with great diligence and never wrote anything in them. Once she borrowed a book and when she started reading it at home, she discovered that there were many notes in pencil on individual pages. It was a thick book. She...
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