God: [posing as a waiter named Al Mighty] I love that story, Noah and the Ark. You know, a lot of people miss the point of that story. They think it’s about God’s wrath and anger. They love it when God gets angry. Joan: What is the story about, then? The ark? God: Well, I … Continue reading
¨What If God was one of us? Just a stranger on a bus...¨ One of the best insights ever! And I found it written on a sign nearby a little village somewhere in Galicia...
Some more thoughts from my diary: How could I do better (so that I didnt suffer so much?) The most important thing I realised could have improved the situation would have been for me to define my needs and wishes better. I didnt feel okey and I wanted to just go to bed (this is … Continue reading Day 4: How could I suffer less? : D
Day 4 on the Camino de Santiago: I woke up feeling sick and powerless. Martin (the Polish guy I had met and had dinner with the previous day) came to say Bye and left as everyone else. I got off the bed and started to get ready. No hot water so no shower. Some other … Continue reading Day 4: Where is the Joy?
Day 3 of the Camino de Santiago: Davide has warned me that I should not sleep until late as usual as I have to cross the mountains today so I get up at 8 and leave as soon as possible. The peak is about 8 kilometres far away and I am already tired. I walk … Continue reading Camino de Santiago: Day 3- Mountain to cross, will to be streightened
Day 2 of the Camino de Santiago: woke up at 9, while everyone else besides me had left at 6.30, got ready quickly and left with a new aim 30-something kilometres away: el Ganso, the meeting point I and the other pilgrims with whom I spent last evening had agreed to meet at. The way … Continue reading Day 2 Walking the Way
Day 1 of the Camino de Santiago: got a bike from my couchserfers and headed on a long voyage of aproximately 32 kilometres, trying to reach Orbigo, where I intended to stay for the night. Fell and hurt my knee till I was trying the bike, but besides that had a safe journey at least … Continue reading Camino de Santiago: Day 1
''I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.''
I was thinking about acceptance and being in peace with yourself and with the others and then I reminded myself of a situation which took place during my stay in Bali after the Global Youth Forum. I was couchsurfing with some people and we always stayed late in the night and then hoped to get … Continue reading Mindfulness is the fruit of a loving spirit