Mother’s Day

Caring for an elderly parent sometimes has the same quality as caring for a small child. Movements and time dilate and dwell on small details that…

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Inhabiting Health

In these years of Covid pandemic we have witnessed a whirlwind of news, fake news, doubts, certainties and false certainties, and interviews with…

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Immersion

October 30-31, 2021, Sesshin at the Tora Kan Dojo. An immersion. I love to observe the light that changes from dawn to night and filters through the…

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Returning the Favor

A dear friend and artist, Jeff Moriber, has recently sent me one of his artworks: Returning the Favor. This beautiful print made me think immediately…

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The Secrets behind the book Your Renaissance

The famous Leonardo da Vinci loved puzzles, games combining intellect and intelligence, and used the elements of his paintings to play with the…

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Street poet

I had seen him several times passing in that street: an elderly homeless man, with paper and pen, reading or writing or thinking. I would pass by in…

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“Contrattempi” (Setbacks). Music of life.

In music, we can roughly define the “contrattempo” or “controtempo” (backbeat syncopation) as a beat that occurs when there should be a pause. An…

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7 times you fall, 8 times you get up

I have always liked journeys. Which are not travels. On journeys, you walk a path and feel the experience. On travels, you can easily remain on the…

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The power of images

The @maura_imagesandwords project on Instagram together with the book Your Renaissance, aim to raise awareness on the influence that images can have…

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Against the wind

Sometimes it is like this. We climb the sand against the wind. The air is charged. We go because the body and thoughts need to free themselves. And…

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