How to be come a global citizen

How to be come a global citizen

What is the key to becoming global citizens? If I had to reduce it to one sentence, it would be this: we must learn to love ourselves. It may sound simplistic, but how many of us truly love ourselves? Most humans do not, at least not completely, not deeply. But if we...
Love your neighbor as yourself

Love your neighbor as yourself

The problem is that we do love our neighbour as ourselves, but we don’t love ourselves at all. In fact, we have so many judgements with ourselves, and project these out to the people around us, which leads to all the discrimination and violence in the world. The only...
Cultivate self-confidence

Cultivate self-confidence

If our talent is overshadowed by shyness, we miss opportunities to grow or progress, and we feel trapped in a vicious circle. Shyness, disguised as lack of initiative or indifference, comes from a deeper place. In this deep place we can find pure fear: fear of what...
Removing the masks

Removing the masks

Everything we judge in others is actually an aspect of ourselves. When we learn to become aware of our automatic responses to the things others do we can go within and use the feelings that are triggered to heal ourselves. By doing this we transform ourselves and the...
Becoming unconditional love

Becoming unconditional love

To love yourself is not to be selfish: it is to take responsibility for your own happiness, your own fulfillment as a person. But ironically, we have the idea that it is the exact opposite. The truth is that not loving yourself is selfish. While you reject and judge...
Finding love in everything

Finding love in everything

Love is the greatest force that exists, and even if we experience it on such a minimal level it is the only thing that exists,. As it begins to expand, it encompasses everything, until it completely nullifies the experience of separation and suffering. Suffering has...
love is all there is

love is all there is

In the heights of the Andes the water turns to snow. It changes shape, but it’s still water. Then it changes again and becomes a glacier. Then the lake and the sun seduce the glacier and when it melts, it joins the river. Now it is incredibly beautiful, the...
Our addiction to suffering

Our addiction to suffering

Many people spend their lives tirelessly seeking the illusion of love: the conquest, dinner by candlelight, flowers, music, all the romantic trappings. But in reality, what we are looking for is distraction: excitement and fantasy are just ways to avoid the lack of...
The road to unity

The road to unity

In this world of duality, we all feel that we are different from everyone else. We know thousands of people of different ages, religions, political beliefs and ideals.  Although we constantly seek unity, we perceive separation everywhere.  We fight to heal the planet,...