Archive for May, 2017

  1. To be free is just to be

    The Old Man, as we affectionately called the dean of the Order, was always invited to deliver lectures in universities and schools around the world. Typically, these institutions are located in big cities, where we would stay for two or three days. At the time I had already got used to the quietness of the […]

  2. The peace trap

    “Every time you think, speak or act moved by dense, heavy passion, you will nourish the power of the shadows. Inside you and out,” said the Old Man, as we affectionately called the oldest monk of the Order. And added: “As ludicrous as it may be, you’d better believe, no one can cause you more […]

  3. The improbable balance

    I was walking through the Arizona mountains next to Starry Song, the shaman who had the gift of transmitting the wisdom of his ancestors through the word, chanted or not. He wanted to show me his “Place of Power”, as the Native mythology refers to the place where one feels more comfortable to connect with […]