Archive for March, 2018

  1. Being whole

    It was hot the whole day. The breeze that came from the mountains made early evening very pleasant at the monastery. I found the Old Man, as we affectionately called the oldest monk of the Order seated in a comfortable armchair on one of the verandas from where one had the most beautiful view of […]

  2. The flower of simplicity

    We were, the Old Man, as we affectionately called the oldest monk of the Order, and I in a prestigious university for a cycle of lectures on the different aspects of intelligence, cognitive, emotional, artistic and spiritual. The guest speakers were scientists, professors, psychoanalysts, philosophers and artists. During a break, after the lecture of a […]

  3. To love is an art of many virtues

    I was accompanying the Old Man, as we affectionately called the oldest monk of the Order, in a cycle of lectures he was delivering when I received an invitation for the 80th birthday party of a dear relative of mine. It would be in a city close to the one we were in. I asked […]

  4. The size of a dream

    It was a spring morning; the sun counterbalanced the cold of the mountain breeze and provided a pleasant “feels like” temperature. I was at the gate of the monastery, tightening the bolts of the hinges when my attention was drawn to a luxurious car that passed by me and parked at the external area across […]