The invitation

The invitation

This lifetime you are incredibly blessed. You may not realize it yet, but you are so fortunate to be where you are now. So savor each moment of this very special life and don’t let it go to waste. Every event that ever happened in the history of the universe has...
Enlightenment is seeing things as they are

Enlightenment is seeing things as they are

If you are familiar with my writing then you will know that I like to keep things simple. Firstly because I am a simple person at heart, and secondly because the truth itself is simple; What could be more simple than One? That is why in my view the simplest pointers...
Believing in nonduality

Believing in nonduality

Nonduality is a cool belief, right? It feels quite good to believe that everything is One. It is really a nice belief to have. And because the majority of people don’t share this belief, it makes you pretty special when you can say: “I am a...
Be still

Be still

There is a universal teaching that lies at the heart of nearly every tradition. It is a very simple teaching and that is why it is so often misunderstood; The human mind is not good at staying with simple things. Its function is to solve puzzles and move into...
Eternal you

Eternal you

I received an email from a wonderful man from Moldova, who said some great things that go straight to the core of what this blog is about. What he said was this: “‘I have read your posts on The voice of Stillness several times and I enjoy it very much. But...
Frustration in paradise

Frustration in paradise

There are times when there is so much beauty that it is almost unbearable. Today was one of those times. I was on my way to the supermarket to buy some groceries and the world was a shimmering field of aliveness. If you loved yourself more than anything you would give...
Nothing personal

Nothing personal

Lately I have been receiving a lot of questions about freedom; “It sounds wonderful, how do I get it? How do you function in the world when you achieve it? Can you give it to me?” Today’s post was written in response to these questions. Most...