I’ve been waiting for this for a while! Gothenburg’s Maritime Museum and Aquarium has been closed for a few years for renovations and now it has opened again. This is one of my favourite museums and somewhere I like to go when I need to collect my thoughts. Here you can see various boat modelsFortsätt läsa ”A happy place”
Haikus about the runes: Logur, the water rune
Child, be like waterFor logur is powerful,breaks mountains by touch The l-rune ᛚ is called logur, meaning ‘water’. It is associated with all things we associate with water: softness, flow, multifacetedness and flexibility. As Lao Tzu, a great spiritual teacher from another tradition (Daoism), taught: softness is seen as weak by many but is inFortsätt läsa ”Haikus about the runes: Logur, the water rune”
A wild strawberry place
In Sweden, we call favourite places smultronställen (wild strawberry places). I think I’ve found a new smultronställe by this little pond in the park. Spent some time writing here this morning. Now, time to go have lunch with a friend.
By the sea
Today I went and sat by the sea to write for a bit. Then I took a walk on the beach in search of things to put on that altar I’m still working on. I ended up tumbling upon some interesting things.
Excerpt from chapter nine
The Taoist influence will be apparent in several passages in Last Words of The Sage. Like in this quote from the ninth and final chapter. “Why do you say ‘soft’ and ‘weak’ as if they had the same meaning? Do you not know nothing is more powerful than softness? Water is the softest of allFortsätt läsa ”Excerpt from chapter nine”
Excerpt from chapter two – the Flow of Life
My computer is working again so it’s time for excerpt number two from the upcoming novella Last Words of The Sage. More information about the topic of this chapter will come at the end of this post. “Here then is the story: There once was a little pebble on the bank of a river. EveryFortsätt läsa ”Excerpt from chapter two – the Flow of Life”