Silencing the Inner Bully

I never thought I was a bully until I listened to how I spoke to myself.  I think I owe myself an apology. – Anita Opperself-respectLeft speechless; unable to move for quite some time when this quote appeared in a feed. Is it the experience of having been bullied that makes this quote resonate so deeply? Or is it simply the power of words or ideas expressed with such clarity and truth? I don’t know. Whatever it is, I’m thankful for it …

The Well of Being by Jean-Pierre Weill

The Well of BeingThis book is the only book I’ve ever come across that has left me speechless and in awe. In all fairness, some of that probably has something to do with the author’s exquisite water colour illustrations (which I just love), coupled with his inquiry into the art of happiness by coming home to self, by awakening from our constructed stories; a meditator’s dream. The book has a subtle wit, beauty, and I keep coming back to it …