The Noble Art of Surrender

Unconditional self love

I think the most beautiful form of art that we can master, is the art of surrender. Of letting go of resistance and accepting circumstances and inner movement on a deep level. We might not always be able to choose the events happening in our lives. But we can choose how to deal with them. Even in the most painful moments beauty is to be found. The heart cracking open, time after time. Love isn’t the only key to your heart. Sadness, grief, despair and bliss are keys too. And when you notice they all open the same doors, that only resistance is the gate-keeper with armor and an angry face, then you can kindly ask resistance to step aside…

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We are not our fears

We are not our fears

This morning I received a message from my friend. My horse’s rug hung to the side, and I’d probably better go there to put it back. When I arrived, I saw Jade in the middle of the pasture, calmly standing with a completely demolished rug, hanging heavily on his neck. A horse is an animal of flight. A prey animal. When they lived wildly on the planes, cougars and wolves attacked them by jumping on their necks, biting them, paralyzing them, disabling them from running. And killing them. There he was, Jade, the king of the herd. Standing calmly while his rug was in that very vulnerable place, biting his neck. He didn’t panick. He didn’t run. As soon as…

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